Sione Kalamafoni

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Sione Kalamafoni
Sione Kalamafoni 2011.jpg
Date of birth (1988-05-18) May 18, 1988 (age 26)
Height 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Weight 247 lb (112 kg)
Rugby union career
Playing career
Position Number 8/Flanker
Professional / senior clubs
Years Club / team Caps (points)
2010-2012
2012-
Nottingham
Gloucester

53

(25)
National team(s)
Years Club / team Caps (points)
2007- Tonga 18 (10)

Sione Kalamafoni (born 18 May 1988) is a rugby union footballer who plays at number 8 for Gloucester. Kalamafoni played for Tonga at the 2011 Rugby World Cup.[1]

Kalamafoni first signed to Nottingham in the RFU Championship from the 2010/11 season.[2] On 15 March 2012, Kalamafoni would leave Nottingham to sign for Gloucester Rugby in the Aviva Premiership on a two-year contract from 2012/13 season.[3] However on 14 November 2013, Kalamafoni signed a two-year contract extension with Gloucester until the end of 2015/16 season.[4]

Sione Kalamofoni's notable achievements off the field include saving 27 children from a Tongan orphanage that was burning down.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Profile". 2011 Rugby World Cup Official Site. Retrieved 22 September 2011. 
  2. ^ "Nottingham sign Tonga International forward Sione Kalamafoni". BBC Sport. 7 September 2010. 
  3. ^ "Gloucester sign Tonga International Sione Kalamafoni from Nottingham". BBC Sport. 15 March 2012. 
  4. ^ "Kalamafoni contract extension with Gloucester". BBC Sport. 14 November 2013. 

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