Sione Vailanu rugby player
Sione Vailanu rugby player

Sione Vailanu

27th Jan 1995 1.85m/120kg No. 8

Vailani operates primarily as a No. 8 and made his Test debut for Tonga against Japan in November 2017.

The back-rower is a strong ball carrying forward with a background in the sevens format, during his previous four years spent in Japan.

In January 2018, Sione signed for Saracens and scored three tries in nine first-team appearances.

Vailanu has played four times for Tonga, which included a try at Millenium Stadium in their recent Autumn International against Wales.

February 2019 saw him sign a deal with Wasps after 18 months with Saracens.

(LS February 20, 2019)



Career

275213_100002908945441_1598230740_n Tonga
No. 8
2017 - present
saracens Saracens
No. 8
2018 - present