Mosese Volavola

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Mosese Volavola
Nadro farebrother Trophy 2013.jpg
Fiji PM, Frank Bainimarama awarding the trophy to Nadro captains, Setefano Somoca and Mosese Volavola.
Date of birth (1979-06-06) June 6, 1979 (age 37)
Height 1.9 m (6 ft 3 in)
Weight 107 kg (236 lb)
Rugby union career
Playing career
Position Flanker
National team(s)
Years Club / team Apps (points)
2005-2010  Fiji 7
Sevens national teams
Years Club / team   Comps

Mosese Volavola (born 6 June 1979 in Lautoka, Fiji) is a Fijian rugby union footballer. He plays as a Flanker or as a Lock. His nickname is Mo or Moji.

Volavola is 6 feet 3 inches (190 cm) tall and weighs 224 pounds (99 kg). He was born in Lautoka Hospital but now lives in Nadroga. He played for the Ravuka Sharks Club in Nadroga and from there he got picked for the Nadroga team to play in the Digicel Cup competition in 2004. He played for the Coastal Stallions in the Colonial Cup. He had a superb season with Nadroga in 2004 and an outstanding game in the Telecom Fiji Cup final to earn a place in the Fiji team. In the same year he played two test for the Fiji team against the New Zealand Divisional XV's team and even though they lost the first test, they made a comeback in the second test defeating the Divisional XV's team by 61-22. He made his international debut in 2005 against Wales. He made it into the Fiji sevens team to the IRB World Sevens Series to Dubai and George. He was then handed the captaincy of the Fiji team after former skipper Semisi Naevo was banned for a drinking incident in Japan.

He is currently playing for Nenagh Ormond in Division Three of the All-Ireland League.

Personal life and career[edit]

Volavola is a career police officer, currently based at the Lautoka Police Station.

Fiji Team[edit]

  • Test debut: 2005 v Wales in Cardiff
  • 3 caps (5 games)

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