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Epi Taione
Tonga
Full name 'Epeli Taione
Born March 2, 1979, Vauai'i
Current age 35 years 172 days
Major teams Barbarians, Harlequins, Newcastle Falcons, Pacific Islanders, Racing Metro, Sale Sharks, Sharks, Tonga
Position Centre
Height 6 ft 4 in
Weight 255 lb

Test career
Span Mat Start Sub Pts Tries Conv Pens Drop Won Lost Draw %
All Tests 1999-2009 24 17 7 15 3 0 0 0 7 17 0 29.16
Tonga 1999-2009 18 14 4 10 2 0 0 0 6 12 0 33.33
Pacific Islanders 2006-2008 6 3 3 5 1 0 0 0 1 5 0 16.66
IRB Rugby World Cup 1999-2007 6 5 1 5 1 0 0 0 3 3 0 50.00

Career statistics
Test debut Italy v Tonga at Leicester, Oct 10, 1999 match details
Last Test Tonga v Fiji at Nuku A'lofa, Jun 13, 2009 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 2000-2008 75 52 23 30 6 0 0 0 32 40 3 44.66
Newcastle Falcons 2000-2005 68 51 17 30 6 0 0 0 25 40 3 38.97
Sale Sharks 2005-2006 5 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 100.00
Harlequins 2008-2008 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 100.00
Latest Articles
Tongan Taione forced to retire (Dec 23, 2011) Taione back in England with Quins (May 9, 2008) Taione appeal dismissed (Apr 17, 2008) Taione appeal set for tomorrow (Apr 16, 2008) Taione banned for six weeks (Apr 8, 2008) Epi Taione news and articles (12) »
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Apr 15, 2008
The Sharks' Epi Taione injects some pace into an attack
The Sharks' Epi Taione injects some pace into an attack
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Sep 16, 2007
Epi Taione is stopped by Steve So'oialo
Epi Taione is stopped by Steve So'oialo
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Jan 9, 2002

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