Taniela Rawaqa

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Taniela Rawaqa
Birth nameRatu Taniela Rawaqa Maravunawasawasa
Date of birth (1986-04-30) April 30, 1986 (age 33)
Place of birthLautoka, Fiji
Height1.79 m (5 ft 10 12 in)
Weight90 kg (14 st 2 lb; 200 lb)
Notable relative(s)Ifereimi Rawaqa
Rugby union career
Position(s) Fullback
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
SU Agen
Navy SC
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
2007– Fiji
Fiji A
Fiji 7s
16 (103)
Correct as of 2011-12-26

Taniela Rawaqa (born April 30, 1986) is a Fijan rugby union player. He plays fullback, presently with the Western Crusaders in the Colonial Cup and with the Fiji Warriors in the Pacific Rugby Cup and internationally with Fiji. He is the younger brother of Fijian International Ifereimi Rawaqa

He made his international debut against Samoa in the 2007 Pacific Nations Cup and was regarded and one of the greatest prospects and successor of Nicky Little. He also played for Fiji Sevens. He plays for Fiji A in the Punjas Rugby Series.

Rawaqa is currently the second highest points scorer in Pacific Nations Cup history with 103 points.

Rawaqa turned out for Jaffna Challengers in the Sri Lanka's Carlton Sevens Tournament in 2012.

He currently turns out for Navy Sports Club in the Sri Lankan Premier Rugby League whose team is captained by Yoshitha Rajapakse the Sri Lankan Rugby Captain and son of the Sri Lankan President.

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