Gabiriele Lovobalavu

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Gabiriele Lovobalavu
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Full name Gabiriele Voduadua Lovobalavu
Nickname Gabi
Date of birth (1985-06-20) 20 June 1985 (age 31)
Place of birth Savusavu, Fiji
Height 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)
Weight 95 kg (14 st 13 lb)
School Marist Brothers High School
Rugby league career
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
2007–2011 Fiji 16 ((5))
Rugby union career
Position(s) Centre, Wing
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
2007
2007
2008–2012
2012–2017
2017–
Sharks
Fiji Warriors
Toulon
Bayonne
Wasps
5
5
79
41
((0)
(0)
(95)
(20))
Correct as of 24 August 2015
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
2007– Fiji 22 ((10))
Correct as of 23 September 2015

Gabiriele Voduadua Lovobalavu (born Savusavu, 20 June 1985) is a Fijian rugby union player. He plays as a centre.

Lovobalavu is from Kanakana, Tunuloa in Cakaudrove Province. Prior to completing his Diploma in Teaching at Corpus Christi College, Lovobalavu pursued rugby as a career.

He played for the Sharks and Fiji Warriors in Fiji before joining Toulon in the French Top 14, in January 2008.

He was one of the youngest players selected for Fiji at the 2007 Rugby World Cup finals in France. He played against Australia and South Africa in the quarter-finals. He also competed at the 2011 Rugby World Cup in New Zealand.

On 27 February 2017, Gabriele will join English club Wasps at the Ricoh Arena in the Aviva Premiership from the 2017-18 season.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Wasps sign Fiji utility back Gabriele Lovobalavu from French club Bayonne". Kwese Sports. 25 February 2017. Retrieved 26 March 2017. 

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