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Sione Vili Faumuina
Date of Birth
Place of Birth
Auckland, New Zealand
101 kg
New Zealand, Samoa
Current Status
Owns a laundromat and working as an Electrician in Gladstone, Queensland, Australia.
Status Link
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Warriors Debut (Date and Match Details)
1st April 2002 vs Newcastle Kinghts
Signed From
Canberra Raiders
Second Row, Lock
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Auckland forward spent a season with the Raiders before returning ‘home’ to play with the Warriors in 2002. Faumuina was left out of the club’s grand final squad in 2002 but a more consistent season, especially coming off the interchange bench, saw him selected as five-eighth in the one-off Test against Australia in October 2003. Faumuina kicked three goals in the Kiwis’ 30-16 win over Australia but his only Test appearance in an injury-interrupted 2004 season was the 37-10 loss to Australia in the ANZAC Test.

Although a talented ball playing second rower or lock Sione's career would be marred by his penchant for alcohol, numerous altercations and disciplinary issues.
  • 2001 Canberra Raiders
  • 2002–2006 NZ Warriors
  • 2003–2004 New Zealand Kiwis
  • 2005 Hull F.C.
  • 2007–2008 North Queensland
  • 2009 Castleford Tigers

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