|Date of birth||31 December 1997|
|Place of birth||Lower Hutt, New Zealand|
|Height||187 cm (6 ft 2 in)|
|Weight||107 kg (16 st 12 lb; 236 lb)|
|Rugby union career|
Thomas Umaga-Jensen (born 31 December 1997) is a New Zealand rugby union player who plays for the Highlanders in the Super Rugby competition.. 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.
Rugby union, widely known simply as rugby, is a contact team sport which originated in England in the first half of the 19th century. One of the two codes of rugby football, it is based on running with the ball in hand. In its most common form, a game is between two teams of 15 players using an oval-shaped ball on a rectangular field with H-shaped goalposts at each end.
The Highlanders are a New Zealand professional rugby union team based in Dunedin that compete in Super Rugby. The team was formed in 1996 to represent the lower South Island in the newly formed Super 12 competition, and includes the Otago, North Otago and Southland unions. The Highlanders take their name from the Scottish immigrants that helped found the Otago, North Otago, and Southland regions in the 1840s and 1850s.
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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.
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