Elia Rokowailoa

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Elia Rokowailoa
Birth nameElia Rokowailoa
Date of birth (1958-07-22) 22 July 1958 (age 62)
Place of birth Fiji
Height6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Weight210 lb (95 kg)
Rugby union career
Position(s) Fly-half
Senior career
1982-1993 Army Rugby Union, Suva ()
National team(s)
1982-1994 Fiji 17 (66)

Elia Rokowailoa, known also as Willie Rokowailoa (born 22 July 1958) is a former Fijian dual-code rugby player. He played as fly-half. He was also a soldier. [1]



His first cap for the Fiji was against Samoa, at Apia, on 12 June 1982. He was also part of the 1987 Rugby World Cup squad, where he played three matches. He still played in the national team, although not being called in the 1991 Rugby World Cup Fijian squad. His last international cap was against Tonga, at Nuku'alofa, on 17 July 1993. Along with Mosese Taga, Salacieli Naivilawasa, Usaia Daunivalu, Lai Tawake, Alifereti Dere, Nemani Matirewa, Esala Teleni, Pauliasi Tabulutu, and Fotu Waqabaca, Rokowailoa was also a member of the Suva team that won the coveted Farebrother-Sullivan Trophy from Nadi in 1988. [2]


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  2. "Desire, dream, vision a champions attitude". Archived from the original on 2017-08-18. Retrieved 2017-07-16.

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