Tevita Taumoepeau

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Tevita Taumoepeau
Date of birth (1975-05-16) May 16, 1975 (age 39)
Place of birth Ha'apai, Tonga
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Weight 118 kg (18 st 8 lb) [1]
Rugby union career
Playing career
Position Tighthead prop
Professional / senior clubs
Years Club / team Caps (points)


2003–2004
2004–2005
2005–2013
Chiefs
Blues
Northampton
Bourgoin
Worcester


8

181


(0)

(5)
correct as of 30 Jun 2012.
National team(s)
Years Club / team Caps (points)
1998–2012
2004–2006
Tonga
Pacific Islanders
29
6
(12)
(0)
correct as of 13 November 2011.

Tevita Taumoepeau (born 16 May 1974) is a former Tongan international rugby union player. The final club he played for was Worcester Warriors in the Aviva Premiership. He played as a tighthead prop

Career[edit]

Taumoepeau joined Worcester during the summer of 2005 from French side Bourgoin. He made his debut in Worcester against Northampton Saints in the Powergen Cup and has been a consistent member of the squad throughout Worcester’s league and cup campaigns.

Taumoepeau has also previously played for the Chiefs, the Blues, Northampton and Bourgoin.

The durable front row made his 150th appearance for Warriors against Nottingham in 2011

In 2012, Tevita was struck with a neck injury which was successfully operated on however left him with a disabled left hand due to a nerve injury. It forced him to retire at the age of thirty-eight.



External links

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Aviva Premiership Rugby - Worcester Warriors". web page. Premier Rugby. Retrieved 26 September 2011.