Asaeli Tikoirotuma

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Asaeli Tikoirotuma
Asaeli Tikoirotuma 2014.jpg
Asaeli playing for Harlequins
Full name Asaeli T. Tikoirotuma
Date of birth (1986-06-24) 24 June 1986 (age 30)
Place of birth Suva, Fiji
Height 1.87 m (6 ft 1 12 in)
Weight 91 kg (14 st 5 lb; 201 lb)
School Marist Brothers High School
Rugby union career
Position(s) Wing
Centre
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
2014–2015
2015–
Harlequins
London Irish
13 ((10))
Correct as of 24 August 2015
Provincial / State sides
Years Team Apps (Points)
2010–2014 Manawatu 65 ((155))
Correct as of 22 October 2013
Super Rugby
Years Team Apps (Points)
2012–2014 Chiefs 45 ((65))
Correct as of 24 August 2015
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
2013– Fiji 18 ((15))
Correct as of 19 November 2016

Asaeli Tikoirotuma (born (1986-06-24)24 June 1986) is a Fijian rugby union player. His regular playing position is wing. He currently plays for the London Irish in the Green King IPA Championship[1] In his inaugural Super Rugby season in 2012, he won the Super Rugby title with the Chiefs on 4 August at the 2012 Super Rugby Final at home at Waikato Stadium, Hamilton. At the end of the 2012 season, he scored 7 tries, which meant he was joint 10th with 4 other players on the leading try scorers table.

In October 2013, he was named in the Fiji team to their 2013 end-of-year tour.

On 5 June 2014, Tikoirotuma officially joined Harlequins in England on a two-year contract.[2] However, he was granted early release to join Premiership rivals London Irish for the forthcoming 2015–16 season.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Pegden, Evan (11 February 2012). "Nerves or not, Chiefs' Tex has set his goals". Super Rugby. Fairfax. Retrieved 29 April 2012. 
  2. ^ "Harlequins sign Fijian back Asaeli Tikoirotuma from the Chiefs in New Zealand". Sky Sports. 5 June 2014. 
  3. ^ "London Irish sign Fiji utility back Asaeli Tikoirotuma from Harlequins". Sky Sports. 6 May 2015. Retrieved 15 September 2015. 

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