Sanivalati Laulau

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Sanivalati Laulau
Date of birth1952
Place of birthNawaka, Nadi[1]
Date of death(2013-01-13)13 January 2013 (age 61)
Height1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Weight83 kg (13 st 1 lb; 183 lb)
Rugby union career
Position(s) Wing
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
1980-1985  Fiji 32 80

Sanivalati Laulau (Nawaka, 1952 – 13 January 2013) was a Fijian rugby union footballer. He played on the wing. He represented Nawaka.

Laulau had 32 caps for Fiji, scoring 20 tries, 80 points in aggregate. He is the current record holder for his country in the number of tries. His first cap came at the 24 May 1980, in 9-22 loss to Australia, and his final match was at 9 November 1985, in a 3-40 loss to Wales.

He left his country side previously to the 1987 Rugby World Cup finals. He was also a rugby union coach.

On 13 January 2013 Laulau died at his sister's home after a brief illness.[2]


  1. ^ Size doesn't matters for Labalaba
  2. ^ "Senivalati Laulau passes away". 14 January 2013. Retrieved 14 January 2013.

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