|Birth name||Samuela Bainikalou Vunivalu|
|Date of birth||c. 1957 (age 63–64)|
|Place of birth||Yavuna, Nadi, Fiji|
|Height||6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)|
|Occupation(s)||Government backbencher, Member of the Parliament of Fiji|
|Rugby union career|
Hon. Samuela Bainikalou Vunivalu (born c. 1957 in Nadi) is a Fijian former rugby union footballer and current politician. He played as flanker.
Vunivalu debuted in the 1987 Rugby World Cup, against Argentina, at Hamilton, on 24 May. He debuted as substitute, replacing Peceli Gale. His last match for Fiji was against France, at Auckland, on 7 June. He played three matches in the World Cup, two as a substitute and one as starting member, which was against New Zealand at Christchurch.
In 2010, Vunivalu coached the NRU-affiliated Mosi Rugby
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