Opeti Fonua

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Opeti Fonua
Full name Opeti Fonua
Date of birth (1986-05-26) 26 May 1986 (age 28)
Place of birth Tonga
Height 1.97 m (6 ft 5 ½ in)
Weight 150 kg (23 st 9 lb, 331 lb)
Rugby union career
Playing career
Position Backrow, Secondrow
Professional / senior clubs
Years Club / team Caps (points)
2005-07
2007-08
2008-13
2013-
SU Agen
FC Auch
SU Agen
Bayonne
34

12
(10)

(135)
National team(s)
Years Club / team Caps (points)
2009 Tonga 2 (0)

Opeti Fonua (born 26 May 1986) is a Tongan rugby union player who plays number 8 for French Top 14 club Bayonne, having transferred from Agen after Agen were relegated. Fonua is known for his immense size and strength, but also for his surprisingly high levels of speed and agility for his size (his official weight according to his Su Agen profile is 150kg), although in the past he has been listed as lighter. A highly physical player, both with and without the ball, Fonua is known for big tackles and strong carries.[1]

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