Semo Sititi

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Semo Sititi
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Full name Lemalu Semo Sititi
Date of birth (1974-03-06) 6 March 1974 (age 40)
Place of birth Moto'otua, Samoa
Height 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Weight 105 kg (231 lb)
School St. Joseph's College
Rugby union career
Playing career
Position Flanker, Number 8
Amateur clubs
Years Club / team
1990–1999
2000–2001
Marist St Joseph
Marist St Pats
Professional / senior clubs
Years Club / team Caps (points)
2000–2001
2001–2002
2002–2004
2004–2005
2005–2006
2006–2009
Wellington
Cardiff
Borders
Newcastle
Borders
NTT Docomo Red Hurricanes
13
15
28
22
20
(5)
(10)
(25)
(5)
(5)
Super Rugby
Years Club / team Caps (points)
2000 Hurricanes 5 (0)
National team(s)
Years Club / team Caps (points)
1999–2009
2004–2006
Samoa
Pacific Islanders
59
4
(85)
(0)
Sevens national teams
Years Club / team Comps
1994–2005 Samoa
Coaching career
Years Club / team
2014– Samoa U20
Rugby union career

Semo Sititi (born 6 March 1974) is a rugby union footballer in Samoa. He was born in Moto'otua.

Career[edit]

He is a flanker and currently plays for Ricoh in Japan, having previously played for Celtic League side Border Reivers and Manu Samoa internationally. He made his test debut in 1999 against Japan in Apia, Samoa. Of Manu Samoa's squad of 30 at the 1999 Rugby World Cup Sititi was the only one based in Samoa.

Sititi took over the role of captain of Samoa when Pat Lam retired after the 1999 Rugby Union World Cup. He has also skippered the Samoa 7s team, including a trip to the 2001 Rugby World Cup 7s in Argentina. In 2000, he won a Super 12 contract with the Wellington Hurricanes, making five appearances, he also played 13 times for Wellington in the National Provincial Championship scoring 1 try.

In 2002 he joined Cardiff and then Borders in Scotland, where he played for two seasons and then signed for the Newcastle Falcons and later returned to Borders in 2005. He played in the 2003 Rugby World Cup and scored a try against the eventual champions England. Semo is Samoa's third most capped player.

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