Fanolua played for Gloucester for ten years and became a member of the 100 league games club. Whilst at Gloucester he started in the 2003 Powergen Cup Final in which Gloucester defeated Northampton Saints. In 2006, he switched clubs joining French side Brive.
He is currently playing for Hartpury College R.F.C. and in his spare time he enjoys knocking out Leigh Dangerfield.