David Halaifonua

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David Halaifonua
Full name Tevita Halaifonua Tonga
Date of birth (1987-07-05) 5 July 1987 (age 34)
Place of birth Vava'u, Tonga
Height 1.89 m (6 ft 2 in)
Weight 85 kg (187 lb)
Rugby union career
Playing career
Position Wing, Fullback
Professional / senior clubs
Years Club / team Caps (points)
US Bergerac
Kandy SC
Gloucester Rugby
correct as of 24 August 2015.
National team(s)
Years Club / team Caps (points)
2009– Tonga 15 (17)
correct as of 4 October 2015.

David Halaifonua (born July 5, 1987) is a Tongan national rugby union player who currently plays for Gloucester Rugby in the Aviva Premiership and for the Tonga national team.

Halaifonua first played club rugby for Warringah, a rugby union club located in New South Wales, Australia, that compete in their competitions, the Shute Shield and the Tooheys New Cup. He then moved to France as he signed a contract for US Bergerac, who compete in Federale 1, the third level of domestic competition in France.

During the 2013–14 season, Halaifonua joined fellow Tongans Hale T-Pole and Paula Kaho in Sri Lanka. He played for the Sri Lanka champions Kandy SC.

On 4 December 2014, Halaifonua officially signed for English side Gloucester Rugby who compete in the Aviva Premiership from the 2014–15 season.[1]

Halaifonua made his international debut for Tonga in the 2009 IRB Pacific Nations Cup losing 22-36 to Fiji.[2]


  1. "Gloucester sign Tonga versatile back David Halanifonua". Gloucester Rugby. 4 December 2014.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. "David Halaifonua international debut for Tonga". ESPN scrum. 13 June 2009. Retrieved 4 December 2014.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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