Kaliopasi Uluilakepa rugby player
Kaliopasi Uluilakepa rugby player

Kaliopasi Uluilakepa

18th Jan 1999 1.90m/145kg Tighthead Prop

Savea at centre for Wellington

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wellington Lions head coach, Leo Crowley, has made a handful of changes to his side ahead of their clash against Manawatu at Sky Stadium. Saturday marks the last of the round-robin fixtures, before the...

Wes Goosen set to earn his 50th cap as Wellington name a strong starting line up including both Savea brothers

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wes Goosen will return from injury to play his 50th game for the Lions in this Sunday’s clash with Auckland at Eden Park.   The 24-year-old has been a fixture of the squad since making his...

Julian and Ardie Savea start in star studded Wellington line up

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Three All Blacks have been named in the Wellington Lions squad set to face Waikato at FMG Stadium on Saturday afternoon.   Asafo Aumua, TJ Perenara and Ardie Savea are all included in the starting...

Hurricanes Sign Man-Mountain

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Kaliopasi Uluilakepa, a Tongan-born tighthead prop, is the latest acquisition by the Hurricanes and one that is sure to bear fruit for the Wellington-based franchise.   Uluilakepa was born in Tonga...

World Rugby trial sees a 13-man bench used for in the Oceania Under 20 Championship

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

A new World Rugby trial will see 13-man benches used during New Zealand’s opening match of the Oceania Under 20 Championship against Fiji.   Following a World Rugby consultation, the U20s...

New Zealand Under 20s named first squad of 2019

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

The New Zealand Under 20 team will face Australia in their first game of the year later this month. Coach Craig Philpott has named the squad to travel to the Oceania Rugby U20 Championship.   Philpott...

New Zealand Under 20 squad named for World Rugby Championship

2 years ago by New Zealand Rugby

Fresh from victory at the Oceania Rugby U20 Championship, Head Coach Craig Philpott has named the squad that will travel to France to defend the World Rugby Championship later this month. The squad is:   Forwards: John...