William Helu

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William Helu
Full name Viliami F.U.A. Helu
Date of birth (1986-04-19) 19 April 1986 (age 36)
Place of birth Otahuhu, New Zealand
Height 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight 231 lb (105 kg)
School Wellington College
Rugby union career
Playing career
Position Wing, Centre
Professional / senior clubs
Years Club / team Caps (points)
2008–2009
2009–2010
2010–2011
2011–2012
2012–2013
2013–2015
2015–
Limoges
Grenoble
Roma Olimpic
Bristol Rugby
Manly
Wasps
Edinburgh Rugby
18
20
7
16
6
28
6
(20)
(10)
(5)
(50)
(10)
(70)
(5)
National team(s)
Years Club / team Caps (points)
2010– Tonga 23 (35)
correct as of 9 October 2015.

William Helu (born 19 April 1986) is a Tongan rugby union player. His usual position is on the wing or at centre. He is part of the Tonga national rugby union team and was part of the 2011 Rugby World Cup where he played in one match.[1]

Helu played in New Zealand in the ITM Cup for three years. In 2011 he was part of the Tongan squad that defeated France in the pool games at the 2011 Rugby World Cup in New Zealand. He moved to Bristol from Rugby Roma in 2011.

He was part of the squad that beat Scotland 21–15 at Pittodrie in 2012. In 2013 he signed with London Wasps together with Taione Vea.[2][3] He played in the 2013 Pacific Nations Cup.

Helu signed a two-year deal with Edinburgh in 2015.[4]

References

  1. "Bristol sign up Tonga international William Helu". BBC Sport. Retrieved 20 February 2013.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. "London Wasps sign Tongans William Helu and Taione Vea". BBC Sport. 10 July 2013. Retrieved 24 April 2015.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  3. "Aviva Premiership: Wasps sign Tonga internationals Taione Vea and William Helu". skysports.com. 10 July 2013. Retrieved 2 April 2015.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  4. "Edinburgh: Will Helu to join from London Wasps in the summer". BBC Sport. 9 January 2015. Retrieved 24 April 2015.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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