Josua Tuisova

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Josua Tuisova Ratulevu
Josua Tuisova August 2015.jpg
Date of birth (1994-02-04) 4 February 1994 (age 22)
Place of birth Votua, Ba, Fiji
Height 1.81 m (5 ft 11 12 in)
Weight 108 kilograms (17 st 0 lb)
Notable relative(s) Pio Tuwai (brother)
Filipo Nakosi (brother)
Rugby union career
Current status
Position(s) Wing, Centre
Current team Toulonnais
Playing career
Position Wing, Centre
Professional / senior clubs
Years Club / team Caps (points)
2013– Toulon 47 (95)19t
correct as of 6 June 2016.
Medal record
Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place 2016 Rio de Janeiro Team

Josua Tuisova Ratulevu (born 4 February 1994) is a Fijian rugby union player. Renowned for bulldozing his way through opponents and unmatched physicality on the rugby field. Josua earned the nickname "Human Bulldozer". He plays wing and centre. He currently plays for RC Toulonnais in the Top 14.[1] He has won an Olympic Gold medal as part of the Fiji sevens at the 2016 Rio Olympics.

He began his career in Fiji playing for top local 7's side, Westfield Barbarians which was captained by his older brother and current Fiji sevens player, Pio Tuwai. He made his international debut for Fiji in the 2013 Wellington Sevens[2] against Scotland at rover.[3]

In July 2013, he was signed on by the top Top 14 side, RC Toulonnais.[4] He made his debut against Racing Métro 92 in August. He scored his first try against Bayonne.[5]

In May 2015, he signed a four-year deal to stay at Toulon.[6]



  1. ^ "Josua Tuisova Profile". Retrieved 3 January 2014. 
  2. ^ "Only the best: Tuisova". Retrieved 2014-01-02. 
  3. ^ "Bad start for Tuisova – Fiji Times Online". Retrieved 2014-01-02. 
  4. ^ "From Ba to Toulon –". Retrieved 2014-01-02. 
  5. ^ "Toulon return to top, Williams yellow-carded on debut". Retrieved 2014-01-02. 
  6. ^ "The curious case of Napolioni Nalaga". Planet Rugby. 27 May 2015. Retrieved 28 May 2015. 

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