|Date of birth||7 October 1991|
|Place of birth||Hobart, Tasmania|
|Height||204 cm (6 ft 8 in)|
|Weight||122 kg (19 st 3 lb; 269 lb)|
|School||New Town High School|
|Notable relative(s)||Rodney Blake, Inoke Afeaki|
|Rugby union career|
Coleman attended New Town High School in Hobart Tasmania. He represented Tasmania in under 14s, 16s and 18s. Coleman played under 18s at the national championships and was then selected in the combined states team that lost to Queensland in the final of the division one championship. Coleman was spotted by the ACT Brumbies academy and moved to canberra in 2010. In 2011 Coleman is selected in the national academy and moves to Sydney to sign with Shute Shield team Parramatta Two Blues. Coleman earned his big break in senior rugby during the 2013 Super Rugby season when he was called up to the Waratahs squad for their match against the Western Force. The encounter took place during the 2013 British and Irish Lions tour to Australia and the Watatahs were ravaged by international call-ups. Nonetheless they were able to triumph 28-13 with Coleman debuting as a 70th-minute substitute for Will Skelton.
Coleman made his starting debut for the Western Force on Good Friday 18 April 2014 at AAMI Park against the Melbourne Rebels.
Coleman is of Tongan descent and is the son of former Tongan rugby captain Pau'u Lolohea-Afeaki and first cousin of former Wallaby Rodney Blake. Coleman is also cousins with former Hurricane Inoke Afeaki whom also captained Tonga, New Zealand All Black Ben Afeaki and Australian women's basketball player Eva Afeaki.
Super Rugby StatisticsEdit
- As of 16 June 2019
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- "SA Rugby Match Centre – Force 13-28 Waratahs". South African Rugby Union. 9 June 2013. Retrieved 15 March 2016.
- "Force finalises 2014 playing roster". Rugby WA. 9 January 2014. Archived from the original on 12 February 2014. Retrieved 13 March 2014.
- Wallabies squad full of surprises
- "Player Statistics". its rugby. Retrieved 26 July 2016.