Faatiga Lemalu rugby player
Faatiga Lemalu rugby player

Faatiga Lemalu

17th Apr 1989 2.01m/115kg No 4 Lock

Born and raised in Auckland, Lemalu was a leading light at De La Salle College in the south of the City. He has spent the majority of his career in Japan with the Munakata Sanix Blues in the Japanese ‘Top League’ and latterly with the Sunwolves in Super Rugby.


He has won 25 caps for Samoa since making his international debut against Tonga in 2012 whilst his last appearance came against England at Twickenham in 2017.

In November 2018, Lemalu joined Yorkshire Carnegie from New Zealand Mitre 10 Champions Auckland having helped the team to a Premiership victory for the first time since 2007.

(LS November 13, 2018)

Career

samoa-rugby-logo Samoa
No 4 Lock
2012 - present
ARU-Crest Auckland
No 5 Lock
2018 - present
STADE MONTOIS Mont-de-Marsan
No 4 Lock
2012 - 2015
8KKGKgozQMoq-gUxAKoeXxyyKLDRbjLRMhXqdDRHI1o Sunwolves
No 4 Lock
2015 - 2016
saracens Saracens
No 5 Lock
2017 - 2017
Fuk Munakata Sanix Blues
No 5 Lock
2016 - 2018