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Taufa'ao Filise
Tonga
Full name Taufa'ao Filise
Born May 26, 1977, Malapo
Current age 37 years 152 days
Major teams Bath Rugby, Cardiff Blues, Pacific Islanders, Tonga
Position Prop
Height 6 ft 2 in
Weight 273 lb

Test career
Span Mat Start Sub Pts Tries Conv Pens Drop Won Lost Draw %
All Tests 2001-2011 22 16 6 5 1 0 0 0 3 19 0 13.63
Tonga 2001-2011 17 13 4 5 1 0 0 0 3 14 0 17.64
Pacific Islanders 2004-2006 5 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 0.00
IRB Rugby World Cup 2007-2011 3 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 33.33

Career statistics
Test debut Tonga v Fiji at Nuku A'lofa, May 25, 2001 match details
Last Test Japan v Tonga at Whangarei, Sep 21, 2011 match details
Test Statsguru Main menu | Career summary | Match list | Most points | Most tries | Tournament list

English Premiership
Team Span Mat Start Sub Pts Tries Conv Pens Drop Won Lost Draw %
All matches 2006-2006 7 4 3 5 1 0 0 0 4 3 0 57.14
Bath Rugby 2006-2006 7 4 3 5 1 0 0 0 4 3 0 57.14
Profile

Filise is a vastly experienced front-row having appeared for Bath and his current club the Cardiff Blues. Filise has over 20 caps to his name and will go to the World Cup as part of the 30-man Tongan squad for the tournament.

Latest Articles
Filise signs Blues extension (May 21, 2012) Blues not getting carried away (Nov 11, 2011) Blues lay down impressive marker (Nov 11, 2011) Metro look to give Cardiff the blues (Nov 10, 2011) Tonga upset Fiji in PNC opener (Jul 2, 2011) Taufa'ao Filise news and articles (6) »
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Sep 21, 2011
Japan flanker Michael Leitch tackles Tonga's Taufa'ao Filise
Japan flanker Michael Leitch tackles Tonga's Taufa'ao Filise
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May 3, 2009
Cardiff Blues' Tauf'au Filise is felled by the Leicester defence
Cardiff Blues' Tauf'au Filise is felled by the Leicester defence
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Oct 25, 2008
Cardiff Blues' Taufa'ao Filise charges upfield
Cardiff Blues' Taufa'ao Filise charges upfield
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