Sila Puafisi

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Sila Puafisi
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Full name Sila K.V. Puafisi
Date of birth (1988-04-15) April 15, 1988 (age 34)
Place of birth Tefisi, Tonga
Height 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight 268 lb (122 kg)
Rugby union career
Current status
Current team Glasgow Warriors
Playing career
Position Tighthead Prop
Professional / senior clubs
Years Club / team Caps (points)
2013–2015
2015–
Gloucester
Glasgow Warriors
35
19
(5)
(10)
correct as of 14 Nov 2015.
Provincial/State sides
Years Club / team Caps (points)
2013 Tasman Makos 11 (0)
National team(s)
Years Club / team Caps (points)
2011− Tonga 23 (0)
correct as of 9 October 2015.

Sila Puafisi (born 15 April 1988) is a Tongan international rugby union player, currently playing for Glasgow Warriors in the Pro12.

He previously played for Tasman Makos where they won the 2013 ITM Cup.[1]

He moved, in 2013, to Gloucester Rugby in the Aviva Premiership and was part of the squad that won the 2014–15 European Rugby Challenge Cup[2] but was not used in the Final match[3] against Edinburgh Rugby.

It was announced on 27 August 2015 that the prop had signed for Pro12 champions Glasgow Warriors on a one-year deal.[4]

He made his international debut for Tonga in the 2011 IRB Pacific Nations Cup against Japan, losing at 28–27. He was called up to Tonga for the 2013 Autumn Internationals against Romania, France and Wales.[5]

References

  1. "Gloucester sign Tonga International Sila Puafusi from Tasman Makos in New Zealand". Sky Sports. 25 November 2013.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. "Edinburgh v Gloucester - Rugby Union - BBC Sport". BBC Sport.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  3. "Edinburgh vs Gloucester match report: Gloucester hold on for European Challenge Cup glory despite controversial Billy Meakes red card". The Independent.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  4. "Warriors clinch Puafisi signing". glasgowwarriors.org.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  5. "Sila Puafisi Profile". ESPN scrum.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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