Suka Hufanga

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Suka Hufanga
Sukanaivalu Hufanga 2011.jpg
Full name Sukanaivalu Ikavuka Hufanga
Date of birth (1982-06-18) June 18, 1982 (age 34)
Place of birth Vaini, Tonga
Height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Weight 193 lb (88 kg)
Rugby union career
Position(s) Centre/Wing
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
CA Brive
Newcastle Falcons
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
2003-2012 Tonga 30 ((25))

Sukanaivalu Ivakuva Hufanga, known as Suka Hufanga (born Vaini, 18 June 1982), is a Tongan rugby union footballer. He plays as a centre.


He played for CA Brive in the French Top 14, from 2006/07 to 2008/09. He plays for Newcastle Falcons in the English Premiership, since 2009/10.

The Tongan centre has 30 caps for his National Team, with 5 tries scored, 25 points in aggregate.

Hufanga has been in the Tongan squad since 2003. He was selected both for the 2003 Rugby World Cup finals, where he played three matches, and the 2007 Rugby World Cup finals, playing all the four matches. Hufanga scored two tries in the narrow losses to South Africa (25-30) and England (20-36). He was also called for the 2011 Rugby World Cup, playing in four games.[1]


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