Ben Tameifuna

Rugby Player

Ben Tameifuna was born on August 30th, 1991 in Auckland, New Zealand and is the Rugby Player from New Zealand. Discover Ben Tameifuna's biography, age, height, physical stats, dating/affair, family, hobbies, education, career updates, and networth at the age of 31 years old.

Date of Birth
August 30, 1991
Nationality
New Zealand
Place of Birth
Auckland, New Zealand
Age
31 years old
Zodiac Sign
Virgo
Profession
Rugby Union Player
Ben Tameifuna Height, Weight, Eye Color and Hair Color

At 31 years old, Ben Tameifuna has this physical status:

Height
182cm
Weight
146kg
Hair Color
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Ben Tameifuna Religion, Education, and Hobbies
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Ben Tameifuna Spouse(s), Children, Affair, Parents, and Family
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About Ben Tameifuna

Ben Tameifuna (born (1991-08-30)30 August 1991) is a New Zealand born rugby union player who plays for the Tonga national rugby union team.

Tameifuna was a member of Tonga's 31-man 2019 Rugby World Cup squad. He plays club rugby for the French team Racing 92, having previously played for the Chiefs in Super Rugby and Hawke's Bay Magpies in the ITM Cup.

In 2012 he became the Chiefs first choice tighthead prop.

He is also acknowledged for his ability to fill in at hooker.

Career

Tameifuna made his Hawke Bay's debut as a teenager in 2010. He represented the New Zealand under 20s at the 2011 IRB Junior World Championship, and in March 2012 he made his Chiefs debut after an injury sidelined Ben Afeaki. In 2013, he signed a contract extension with the Chiefs until 2014.

In May 2012 he was selected for the All Blacks to train for the three Test series against Ireland. At over 130 kg, he was the heaviest member of the All Black squad. Tameifuna was not capped for New Zealand.

Tameifuna made his international debut for Tonga against Wales on 16 June 2017. Tameifuna was first in their squad for the 2016 European tour but was not capped on that tour.

After four years with the Chiefs, in June 2015 Tameifuna signed with Racing 92, who changed their name from Racing Metro in the same month. They are based in Paris and are part of the French Top 14.

On 14 May 2020, Tameifuna left Racing 92 to sign for French rivals Bordeaux from the 2020–21 season.

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