Tatafu Polota-Nau

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Tatafu Polota-Nau
Tatafu Polota-Nau.jpg
Tatafu Polota-Nau playing for the New South Wales Waratahs
Date of birth (1985-07-26) 26 July 1985 (age 29)
Place of birth Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Height 181 cm (5 ft 11 in)
Weight 113 kg (17 st 11 lb)
School South Granville High
Rugby union career
Playing career
Position Hooker
Amateur clubs
Years Club / team
Parramatta Two Blues
Professional / senior clubs
Years Club / team Caps (points)
2007
2014
Western Sydney Rams
Greater Sydney Rams
7
0
(0)
(0)
Super Rugby
Years Club / team Caps (points)
2006– Waratahs 119 (65)
Current local club Parramatta Two Blues
correct as of 3 August 2014.
National team(s)
Years Club / team Caps (points)
2005– Australia
Australia Schoolboys
49
5
(10)
(0)
correct as of 21 July 2014.

Tatafu Polota-Nau (born 26 July 1985) is an Australian rugby union player.[1]

Biography[edit]

At 20 years of age, Polota-Nau achieved the rare feat of Test selection before playing a match at Super 14 level.[citation needed] His performances in his Test debut against England at Twickenham and in the win over Ireland at Lansdowne Road were impressive. Signed to the New South Wales Waratahs shortly after the end of the 2005 Super 12, he made his provincial debut against Auckland in July and made his first Super 14 appearance in 2006.

He is a strong and powerful hooker who has worked extremely hard in recent times to improve his set piece in partnership with hooking partner and fellow Wallaby Adam Freier. Polota-Nau plays for the Parramatta Two Blues club in the Sydney Competition. He studied at Granville South High School.

He is of Tongan heritage.[2]

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