Toetu'u Taufa

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Toetu'u Taufa
Date of birth (1980-10-08) October 8, 1980 (age 34)
Place of birth Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Weight 105 kg (231 lb; 16.5 st)
Rugby union career
Playing career
Position Loose Forward
Professional / senior clubs
Years Club / team Caps (points)
2004 - Kintetsu Liners
National team(s)
Years Club / team Caps (points)
2009-2011  Japan 22 (10)

Toetu'u Taufa (b. October 8, 1980 in Nuku'alofa) is a Tongan born Japanese rugby union player. He plays at the No. 8 position or at flanker. He plays for the Kintetsu Liners in Japan's Top League. Taufa debuted for Japan in 2009 against Kazakhstan. He made his first try for Japan in their game against Fiji in the Pacific Nations Cup in 2009.[1]

Taufa made his World Cup debut at the 2011 Rugby World Cup, his only match was in their 23 all draw against Canada.


  1. ^ IRB (2009). "Pacific Nations Cup: Taufa Toetu'u". Retrieved May 9, 2012. 

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