Vilimoni Botitu is a Fijian rugby player who is known for his contributions to both the Fiji national rugby sevens team and Castres in the French Top 14. Born on June 15, 1998, Botitu has showcased his skills and versatility in both sevens and 15-man aside rugby.
Botitu made his debut for Fiji on the World Rugby Sevens Series during the 2018 Dubai Sevens Tournament. Playing as an inside centre, he played a pivotal role in the Fiji national under-20 rugby union team's victory in the 2018 World Rugby Under 20 Championship.
His performances in the sevens format have been particularly impressive. Botitu was named Player of the Final at the Cape Town Sevens in 2018, highlighting his exceptional abilities on the sevens circuit.
He was also included in the Dream Teams of the Hamilton Sevens in 2019 and the Singapore Sevens in 2019, further cementing his reputation as a standout player.
In 2020, Botitu transitioned to the 15-man game and signed with Castres, a prominent club in the Top 14, which is one of the premier rugby competitions in France.
This move allowed him to showcase his skills in the traditional format of the game and compete against top-level opposition.
Botitu's ability to excel in both sevens and 15s demonstrates his versatility as a player. His agility, speed, and technical skills have made him a valuable asset to both the Fiji national teams and his club. With his notable achievements and promising talent, Botitu has established himself as an exciting prospect in Fijian rugby.
|2020 - present
|2021 - present
|2018 - 2022