Elvis Taione

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Elvis Taione
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Full name Elvis Taione
Date of birth (1983-05-25) 25 May 1983 (age 38)
Place of birth Nukualofa, Tonga
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Weight 112 kg (17 st 9 lb)
Rugby union career
Playing career
Position Hooker
Professional / senior clubs
Years Club / team Caps (points)

2013–14
2014−
Manly
Jersey
Exeter Chiefs

23
15

(5)
(10)
correct as of 24 August 2015.
Super Rugby
Years Club / team Caps (points)
2011
2012
Waratahs
Western Force
1
6
(0)
(0)
correct as of 24 August 2015.
National team(s)
Years Club / team Caps (points)
2012– Tonga 21 (0)
correct as of 9 October 2015.

Elvis Taione (born 25 May 1983 in Nukualofa, Tonga) is rugby union footballer. His regular playing position is hooker. He previously played Super Rugby for the Western Force and Waratahs, and is currently signed on to play for Jersey in the RFU Championship for the 2013/14 season.[1]

Exeter Chiefs signed Taione in March of 2014 on a two-year contract.[2] He was named in Tonga's 2015 Rugby World Cup squad.[3]

References

  1. "Elvis Taione: Jersey sign Tongan international hooker". BBC Sport. 5 March 2013.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. Pilnick, Brent (2 May 2014). "Exeter Chiefs sign Jersey's Tonga international Elvis Taione". BBC Sport. Retrieved 19 October 2015.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  3. Lloyd, Howard (18 August 2015). "Exeter Chiefs' Elvis Taione named in Tonga Rugby World Cup squad". Exeter Express And Echo.co.uk. Archived from the original on March 3, 2016. Retrieved 19 October 2015. Unknown parameter |deadurl= ignored (help)<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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