Talite Liava'a

Player Info

Name
Talite Liava'a
Date of Birth
18/07/71
Height
187cm
Weight
104 kg
Nationality
Tonga
Warriors #
71
Warriors Debut (Date and Match Details)
4th July 1999 Canberra Raiders
Junior Club
Otahuhu Leopards
Signed From
Balmain
Position
Prop
Wikipedia Page
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Talite_Liava%27a
Liava'a is one of a handful of players to have played in two World Cups, representing Tonga in 1995 and 2000. At the 1995 World Cup he was twenty four and playing for the Litchfield Bears when picked by coach Mike McClennan.

After his exposure in England at the 1995 Rugby League World Cup Liava'a signed with the Swinton Lions, playing in the lower divisions of English Rugby League. He returned to Australia, playing for the Balmain Tigers in the National Rugby League in 1998. He was not re-signed for the 1999 season and moved to Mackay. He joined the Auckland Warriors mid-way through the season and stayed for the 2000 season. At the end of the year he was one of many players not re-signed by the new owners.

He later played for Perpignan in France
  • 1995–2000 Tonga
  • 1995 Litchfield Bears
  • 1996 Swinton Lions
  • 1998 Balmain Tigers
  • 1999–2000 Auckland

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