Taulupe Faletau

Position: No 8
Honours: Wales U20s (4 Caps), Wales (84 Caps), British and Irish Lions (4 Caps)
Date of birth: 12 November 1990
Birthplace: Tofoa, Tonga
Height: 187cm (6' 2")
Weight: 111kg (17st 7lb)
Games5
Minutes played377
Tries1
Points5
Try assists0
Tackles60
Carries45
Metres gained130
Turnovers won1
Turnovers conceded5
Lineouts Won1
Conversions0
Drop goals0
Penalties0
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.

 

International | Faletau’s Wales made to wait on Six Nations fate

20 March 2021

Taulupe Faletau and Wales were cruelly denied Grand Slam glory in the last minute of their Round 5 Six Nations clash with France in Paris. Read more 

International Watch: Special day for Watson at Twickenham

14 March 2021

Not only was it a successful weekend on the field for Bath Rugby, it was a positive one for the five players representing the Blue, Black and White on the international stage. Read more 

International: Watson to earn 50th England cap

12 March 2021

Anthony Watson will make his 50th international appearance this weekend when England take on France in the Guinness Six Nations. Read more 

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