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Encyclopedia > Lome Fa'atau

Lome Fa'atau (born 23 October 1975 in Wellington) is a rugby union player. He currently plays for the Hurricanes in the Super 14. The speedy winger is recognisable by his traditional Samoan tattoo (pe'a). Before his rugby career took off, he attended St Patricks College in Wellington, where he was a star basketball player for his college team. It wasn't until he left college did he begin playing rugby union for the local club Marist St.Pat's, where he made his debut in the third grade division at fullback. October 23 is the 296th day of the year (297th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1975 (MCMLXXV) was a common year starting on Wednesday. ... For other uses, see Wellington (disambiguation). ... A rugby union scrum. ... The Hurricanes are a New Zealand rugby union team based in Wellington and representing the East Coast, Poverty Bay, Hawkes Bay, Taranaki, Wanganui, Manawatu, Wairarapa-Bush, Horowhenua-Kapiti and Wellington unions. ... The Super 14 is the largest rugby union championship in the southern hemisphere, consisting of provincial teams from Australia, New Zealand and South Africa. ... A rugby union team is made up of 15 players: eight forwards, numbered from 1 to 8; and seven backs, numbered from 9 to 15[1]. Depending upon the competition, there may be up to seven replacements. ... Sara Giauro shoots a three-point shot, FIBA Europe Cup for Women Finals 2005. ... A rugby union scrum. ...


He made his provincial debut in the 1999 season of the National Provincial Championship in New Zealand, playing for Wellington. The next year he joined Taranaki and became the leading try scorer for the province that season. The following year he returned to his old province in Wellington. In 2002 he played for the Hurricanes in the international Super 12 competition. Two years later he joined the Chiefs before returning to the Hurricanes. The National Provincial Championship (which for sponsorship reasons, is referred to as Air New Zealand NPC or just simply NPC) is New Zealands principal domestic rugby union competition. ... For other uses, see Wellington (disambiguation). ... View of Mount Taranaki or Mount Egmont from Stratford, facing west. ... The Hurricanes are a New Zealand rugby union team based in Wellington and representing the East Coast, Poverty Bay, Hawkes Bay, Taranaki, Wanganui, Manawatu, Wairarapa-Bush, Horowhenua-Kapiti and Wellington unions. ... Super 14, or Super 12 as it was known from 1996 through 2005, is a Rugby Union championship competed for by teams from New Zealand, Australia and South Africa. ... Chief can refer to The chief engineer of a naval vessel or anyone with the rank Chief Warrant Officer in the Canadian Forces In heraldry, a chief is a fess situated in the upper third of a shield. ... The Hurricanes are a New Zealand rugby union team based in Wellington and representing the East Coast, Poverty Bay, Hawkes Bay, Taranaki, Wanganui, Manawatu, Wairarapa-Bush, Horowhenua-Kapiti and Wellington unions. ...


He made his debut for Manu Samoa in 2002. Fa'atau played on the wing in all matches for Samoa in the 2003 World Cup in Australia, except for the match against Georgia, Fa'atau scored one try during the World Cup. Fa'atau describes his best rugby memory as making the Manu Samoa team. First international Samoa 0 - 6 Fiji (18 August 1924) Largest win South Korea 3 - 74 Samoa (1993) Worst defeat Australia 73 -3 Samoa (1994) World Cup Appearances 4 (First in 1991) Best result Quarter Finals, 1991, 1995 The national rugby union team of Samoa is called Manu Samoa (the name... The 2003 Rugby Union World Cup was the fifth world cup in rugby history. ...


The Hurricanes made it to the 2006 Super 14 final, where they went down to the Crusaders in bizarre weather. Although not finishing as champions, Fa'atau was not only the top try scorer for the Hurricanes, but the lead try scorer of the season amassing a total a grand total of 9 tries through a combination of graceful, elusive yet blisteringly fast running. The 2006 Super 14 season started on Friday February 10, 2006. ...


 
 

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