Viliame Iongi

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Viliame Iongi
Viliame Iongi 2011.jpg
Date of birth (1989-08-08) 8 August 1989 (age 24)
Place of birth Tofoa, Tonga
Height 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
Weight 82 kg (12 st 13 lb)
Rugby union career
Playing career
Position Wing, Fullback, Scrum-half
Professional / senior clubs
Years Club / team Caps (points)
2010–11 Queanbeyan Whites 12 (87)
Provincial/State sides
Years Club / team Caps (points)
2011
2011–12
Brumbies
Scarlets

16

(20)
National team(s)
Years Club / team Caps (points)
2011– Tonga 18 (40)

Viliame Iongi (born 8 August 1989) is a Tongan national rugby union footballer currently playing for the Tongan national team.[1]

Iongi has 12 caps for Tonga and scored 7 tries, 4 coming on his debut in the Churchill Cup against USA.[2]

In October 2011, Iongi signed for the Welsh region side the Scarlets.[3]

Before signing for the Scarlets Iongi played in Australia with the Queanbeyan Whites for two seasons, winning the ACTRU Premier Division title in 2010.[4] His impressive performances in 2010 earned him a spot in the Brumbies academy for the 2011 season.

Iongi made a bright start to his Scarlets career scoring four tries in his first four starts, tries against Ulster Rugby and Northampton Saints were followed by a brace against London Irish in the Anglo-Welsh Cup. He left the region in the summer of 2012.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Viliame Iongi. ESPN Scrum profile. Retrieved on 2012-05-18.
  2. ^ Tonga inflicts 2nd thrashing of US by 44–13 in Churchill Cup debut | Tonga News | Taimi Media Network. Taimionline.com (2011-06-09). Retrieved on 2012-05-18.
  3. ^ Iongi signs for Scarlets. Sky Sports (2011-10-24). Retrieved on 2012-05-18.
  4. ^ [1][dead link]

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