Motu Matu'u

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Motu Matu'u
Full name Motu Matu'u
Date of birth (1987-04-30) 30 April 1987 (age 30)
Place of birth Wellington, New Zealand
Height 1.84 m (6 ft 12 in)
Weight 120 kg (18 st 13 lb)
School Rongotai College
Rugby union career
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
2016− Gloucester ()
Provincial / State sides
Years Team Apps (Points)
2009–15 Wellington 31 (10)
Correct as of 13 October 2014
Super Rugby
Years Team Apps (Points)
2012–16 Hurricanes 47 (15)
Correct as of 6 August 2016
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
2015 Samoa 9 (10)

Motu Matu'u (born 30 April 1987) is a rugby union footballer who plays as a hooker for Gloucester Rugby in the Aviva Premiership. He previously played for Wellington Lions in the ITM Cup and for the Hurricanes in the Super Rugby. He attended Rongotai College in Wellington, which was also attended by Ma'a Nonu. He is 184 cm tall and weights 108 kg.[1]

Matu'u is internationally capped by Samoa, of which his debut came of the bench against the United States during the 2015 World Rugby Pacific Nations Cup.[2] He will continue to represent Samoa haven been selected for the 2015 Rugby World Cup.[3]

On 17 March 2016, Matu'u signed for English club Gloucester Rugby in the Aviva Premiership on a long-term deal from the 2016-17 season.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Motu Matu'u Hurricanes
  2. ^ Second string Samoa for PNC
  3. ^ "Pisi brothers make the cut for Samoa". Rugby World Cup. 11 August 2015. Retrieved 11 August 2015. 
  4. ^ "Gloucester sign Samoa and Hurricanes hooker Motu Matu'u". Sky Sports. 17 March 2016. Retrieved 17 September 2016. 

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