Peni Volavola (rugby union)

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Peni Volavola
Date of birth (1963-06-06) 6 June 1963 (age 57)
Place of birth Fiji
Height6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Weight235 lb (107 kg)
Rugby union career
Position(s) Prop
Senior career
1982-86 Nadi ()
Provincial / State sides
1986-1991 Queensland [1] ()
National team(s)
1985-1991 Fiji 11 (0)

Peni Volavola (born 6 June 1963) is a Fijian former rugby union footballer, he played as prop.



His first cap was against Wales, at Cardiff, on 6 November 1985. He was part of the 1987 and 1991 World Cup rosters, playing 4 matches. He was not anymore called in the national team after the pool match against Romania, at Brive-la-Gaillarde, on 12 October 1991.

Club career

Between 1982 and 1986, he played for Nadi, where he played alongside Vilikesa Vatiwaliwali, Iokimi Finau, Peceli Gale, Bruce Naulago, Belasio Vukiwai, Asaeli Hughes, Ilaitia Savai, Maika Toga, Samisoni Viriviri, Ilai Korotamana, Esala Labalaba, Savenaca Aria, Sanivalati Laulau, Manasa Qoro and Epeli Turuva and won the Farebrother Trophy. He also played for Queensland. [2] [3]


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