In his first year out of school, big Tongan prop Saula Mau played above his years.
Mau, who attended Auckland Grammar signed for Otago for the next three years and straight out of school joining the Mitre 10 Cup side. Mau is seriously big, weighing in at 145kg and 1.93m tall.
He went south from Auckland and has been playing well at tighthead prop for the table-topping Harbour side. He played for the NZ Barbarians schools side in 2017 and the NZ schools.
As a youngster, he was chased by four provincial unions but opted to sign for the Highlanders as a teenager.
He was included in the Highlanders 2021 Super Rugby squad having trained with the squad in late 2020.
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