Nafi Tuitavake

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Nafi Tuitavake
Date of birth (1989-01-21) 21 January 1989 (age 28)
Place of birth Auckland, New Zealand
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Weight 95 kg (14 st 13 lb; 209 lb)
School Massey High School
Notable relative(s) Anthony Tuitavake (brother)
Rugby union career
Position(s) Centre, Wing
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
2012–2013
2016–
Agen
Northampton Saints
11
9
(0)
(5)
Correct as of 5 August 2013
Provincial / State sides
Years Team Apps (Points)
2008–2014 North Harbour 76 (115)
Correct as of 12 October 2015
Super Rugby
Years Team Apps (Points)
2014 Crusaders 20 (5)
Correct as of 14 June 2015
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
2016- Tonga 4 (0)
Correct as of 10 March 2017
National team(s)
Years Team Comps
2008 New Zealand

Nafi Tuitavake (born 21 January 1989)[1] is a New Zealand Rugby union player who plays for the Northampton Saints in the Aviva Premiership. He is the younger brother of former All Black winger Anthony Tuitavake.

He was named in the Crusaders five-man wider training group for 2014.[2]

On 21 September 2016, Nafi sign professional contract with English club Northampton Saints in the Aviva Premiership from the 2016-17 season.[3]

Career highlights[edit]

  • North Harbour ITM CUP 2010
  • New Zealand U20 2009
  • New Zealand Sevens 2008
  • North Harbour U21 2007
  • North Harbour U19 2006
  • North Harbour U16 2005

References[edit]

  1. ^ TVNZ player profile of Nafi Tuitavake
  2. ^ "Crusaders – The 2014 squad" (PDF). All Blacks. 30 October 2013. Retrieved 29 October 2013. 
  3. ^ "Northampton sign Tonga centre Nafi Tuitavake". BBC Sport. 21 September 2016. Retrieved 26 September 2016.