Angus Ta'avao

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Angus Ta'avao
Full name Angus Ta'avao-Matau
Date of birth (1990-03-22) 22 March 1990 (age 27)
Place of birth Auckland, New Zealand
Height 1.94 m (6 ft 4 in)
Weight 124 kg (273 lb)
Rugby union career
Position(s) Prop
Amateur team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
Provincial / State sides
Years Team Apps (Points)
2010–2014
2014–2015
Auckland
Taranaki
38
22
(10)
(5)
Correct as of 18 October 2015
Super Rugby
Years Team Apps (Points)
2012–2015
2016−present
Blues
Waratahs
37
15
(10)
(15)
Correct as of 21 July 2016
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
2010 New Zealand under-20 4 (0)
Correct as of 15 July 2013

Angus Ta'avao is a New Zealand rugby union player. He specialises as a prop forward. He plays for the Waratahs in Super Rugby. He has the ability to represent three national teams, New Zealand through birth, Australia through his mother, and Samoa through his father.

Career[edit]

Early career[edit]

Ta'avao was selected for the New Zealand U20 side for the 2010 tournament in Argentina, where he captained the side in his first match. He made his Auckland debut in the same year.[1]

Super Rugby[edit]

Ta'avao was a member of the Blues wider training group in 2011. He was a member of the full Blues squad from the 2012 until the 2015.

He has signed a two year contract for the Waratahs and Sydney Rays for 2016 through until 2017.

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 29 February 2012. Retrieved 2012-02-24.