Filipo Toala

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Filipo Toala
Date of birth (1976-08-18) 18 August 1976 (age 42)
Place of birth Apia, Samoa
Rugby union career
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
1999–2004 Stade Rochelais
Provincial / State sides
Years Team Apps (Points)
1997–1999 Taranaki ()
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
1998–2000 Samoa 6 (5)

Filipo Toala (born Apia, 2 August 1973) is a former Samoan rugby union player. He played as a wing.


His first international cap was against Fiji, at Canberra, on 22 September 1998. He was part of the 1999 Rugby World Cup, playing one match. His last international cap was against Scotland, at Murrayfield, on 18 November 2000. He played in the NPC for Taranaki between 1997 and 1999. A year later, he moved to France, to play for Stade Rochelais, where he was nicknamed Le Tigre d'Apia (The Tiger of Apia). He ended his career in 2005, playing for Eastwood Rugby Club.

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