Tupou Vaa'i rugby player
Tupou Vaa'i rugby player

Tupou Vaa'i

27th Jan 2000 1.98m/118kg No 4 Lock

A product of Wesley College, Vaa'i played New Zealand Barbarians Schools in 2016 and New Zealand Schools in 2017 before being selected for the New Zealand U20's in 2019.

After a good showing for the Taranaki U19's in 2018 he made his way into the senior training group where he made his Mitre 10 Cup debut.

Warren Gatland drafted him into the Chiefs training set up and handed him his debut in the opening game of the 2020 Super Rugby Aotearoa against the Highlanders

He heads into the 2020 Mitre 10 Cup having made 9 appearances for Taranaki.

(LS September 12, 2020)

Career

processimage Taranaki
No 4 Lock
2018 - present
nz New Zealand U20's
No 4 Lock
2019 - present
chiefs Chiefs
No 5 Lock
2020 - present
1.ANGUS BELL 2. ROBBIE ABEL 3. HARRY JOHNSON-HOLMES 4. NED HANIG North Island
No 4 Lock
2020 - present