Taulupe Faletau

Position: No 8
Honours: Wales U20s, Wales, British and Irish Lions
Date of birth: 12 November 1990
Birthplace: Tofoa, Tonga
Height: 187cm (6' 2")
Weight: 111kg (17st 7lb)
Minutes played682
Try assists0
Metres gained286
Turnovers won4
Turnovers conceded11
Lineouts Won1
Drop goals0
Yellow cards0
Red cards0

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Faletau is one of the most exciting back row players in the world game, He starred for Wales throughout their impressive 2015 Rugby World campaign and narrowly missed the 2019 Rugby World Cup due to injury. 

Faletau is an outstanding ball-carrier who consistently beats the first line of defence with his quick feet and dominance with ball in hand.


South Africa force third Test decider after strong second-half display

2 August 2021

The British & Irish Lions will have to wait one more week for an opportunity to finish the series after the Springboks overturned a first-half deficit to beat the tourists 27-9. Read more 

After a tense first Test the Tourists look to go 2-0 ahead against the Springboks

27 July 2021

Gatland has made three changes to his starting lineup with scrum-half Conor Murray, centre Chris Harris and prop Mako Vunipola coming into the side. Bath Rugby’s Anthony Watson has once again secured the no.14 jersey, with Taulupe Faletau set to make his 18th appearance as a Lion, being brought into the matchday squad as a replacement. Read more 

Underhill and Cokanasiga score tries in England win over USA

4 July 2021

Five Bath Rugby players helped England to a 43-29 victory over USA Rugby at Twickenham on Saturday. Read more 

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