Thomas Umaga-Jensen

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Thomas Umaga-Jensen
Full nameThomas Umaga-Jensen
Date of birth (1997-12-31) 31 December 1997 (age 25)
Place of birth Lower Hutt, New Zealand
Height187 cm (6 ft 2 in)
Weight107 kg (236 lb; 16 st 12 lb)
School Scots College
Notable relative(s) Peter Umaga-Jensen (brother)
Tana Umaga (uncle)
Jerry Collins (uncle)
Mike Umaga (uncle)
Jacob Umaga (cousin)
Rugby union career
Position(s) Centre
Current team Highlanders, Otago
Senior career
2017–2019 Wellington 23 (55)
2018– Highlanders 27 (20)
2020– Otago 6 (10)
Correct as of 12 April 2023
International career
2017 New Zealand U20 4 (5)
Correct as of 22 October 2022

Thomas Umaga-Jensen (born 31 December 1997) is a New Zealand rugby union player who plays for the Highlanders in the Super Rugby competition. [1] Thomas has been on the radar since high school where he and his twin brother Peter Umaga-Jensen were stand-outs in the Scots College 1st XV for several years. Umaga-Jensen was a member of the winning New Zealand U20s team that travelled to Georgia in 2017 and convincingly beat England U20s in the final. His position of choice is Second Five-Eighth. In 2020 He moved to Otago.


Thomas's brother Peter Umaga-Jensen has also represented Wellington at rugby at senior level. They are the nephews of former All Black captain Tana Umaga and All Black star Jerry Collins

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  1. "Thomas Umaga-Jensen". Retrieved 13 December 2017.