Uale Mai in Fiji.
|Date of birth||20 July 1978|
|Place of birth||Samoa|
|Height||1.76 m (5 ft 9 in)|
|Weight||88 kg (194 lb)|
|Rugby union career|
Uale Mai Vala (born July 20, 1978) is a retired rugby union player who played for the country's national teams, Manu Samoa and Samoa Sevens. He is a former captain of the Samoa Sevens team which represent Samoa internationally in the IRB Sevens World Series. He was at the time of his retirement sevens rugby's most capped player (a record since surpassed by New Zealand's DJ Forbes), and Mai is considered one of the greats in the international sport. Mai has been one of the top points scorers in the IRB World Sevens Series.
Mai was awarded Player of the Tournament at the Hong Kong Sevens in 2007. In 2008, he was awarded the Samoan Senior Player of the Year and also received a nomination for the IRB International Sevens Player of the Year. In 2009, Mai took a short break from the Samoa Sevens team but returned in 2010 under new coach Stephen Betham.
- "Mai returns as squads declared for NZI Sevens". International Rugby Board, News. 4 February 2010. Retrieved 2 April 2010.
- "Manu Samoa 7s". Samoa Rugby Union. Retrieved 2 April 2010.
- "Uale Mai Internacional Samoano nuevo apertura del Cetransa El Salvador". Cetransa El Salvador, News. 9 September 2010. Retrieved 9 September 2010.
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