Fa'atiga Lemalu

Fa'atiga Lemalu
Date of Birth
17/04/1989
Birth Place
Otahuhu
Height
6ft 6"
Weight
255lbs
Position
Lock

Biography

Yorkshire Carnegie strengthened their squad in November 2018 with the capture of Samoan international second row Fa'atiga Lemalu for the remainder of the 2018-19 Greene King IPA Championship season.

Lemalu joins Carnegie from New Zealand Mitre 10 Champions Auckland having helped the team to a Premiership victory for the first time since 2007 and the 17th time in all with a dramatic 40-33 extra time victory over Canterbury at Eden Park.

The 29-year-old has previously played in England with Premiership side Saracens on a short term deal in the 2016-17 season.

He has won 25 caps for Samoa since making his international debut against Tonga in 2012 whilst his last appearance came against England at Twickenham in 2017.

Born and raised in Auckland, Lemalu was a leading light at De La Salle College in the south of the City. He has spent the majority of his career in Japan with the Munakata Sanix Blues in the Japanese ‘Top League’ and latterly with the Sunwolves in Super Rugby.

Match Summary

Date Opposition Pos Mins Tries Conv DG Pen Pts
17/11/2018 Coventry 4 80 0 0 0 0 0
24/11/2018 Doncaster Knights 4 80 0 0 0 0 0
01/12/2018 Doncaster Knights 5 46 0 0 0 0 0
09/12/2018 Nottingham Rugby 4 80 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 17 286 0 0 0 0 0

Career History

Competition Played Mins Tries Conv DG Pen Pts
RFU Championship Cup 4 286 0 0 0 0 0
2018-19 TOTAL 4 286 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL CAREER 4 286 0 0 0 0 0