Alefaio Vaisuai (born Moata'a, 21 September 1963[3]) is a Samoan former rugby sevens player who played as flanker.[4]

Alefaio Vaisuai
Birth nameAlefaio Vaisuai
Date of birth (1963-09-21) 21 September 1963 (age 60)
Place of birthMoata'a, Samoa
SpouseMary-Anne Palmer[1]
Rugby union career
Position(s) Flanker
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
199?-1998 Moata'a ()
National sevens team(s)
Years Team Comps
1988-1998  Samoa 1993

Career Edit

At club level, Vaisuai played for Moata'a, which was the club where played many legends such as Michael Jones, Danny Kaleopa, Andy Aiolupo, Lolani Koko and Taufusi Salesa.[5][6][7] He took part in the 1993 Rugby World Cup Sevens playing for Samoa sevens,[8] as well in the 1993-1994 Hong Kong Sevens, where in the latter he scored the winning try against Fiji.[9][10] He also played the 1996 Punta del Este Sevens tournament.[11][12] He also took part at the 1992 Middlesex Sevens, in which Western Samoa won the final.

Personal life Edit

Currently he is married and has a daughter, and he lives in Glen Eden, Auckland.[13]

Notes Edit

  1. ^ [1] Our Precious angel
  2. ^ [2] Our Precious angel
  3. ^ "The Western Samoa disaster tour of 1992". World Rugby Museum. Retrieved 2023-09-17.
  4. ^ NewspaperSG - The Straits Times 3 March 1991
  5. ^ Samoa Rugby Union announce assistant national team 7s coach team manager Archived 2018-01-07 at the Wayback Machine Ultimate Rugby 7s news
  6. ^ TMO Marist 7s Flag Day Tournament — last hurrah Samoa News
  7. ^ Briefly Archived 2018-01-07 at the Wayback Machine Fiji Times Online
  8. ^ E le galo le siamupini soso'o a Moata'a Samoa Times
  9. ^ Samoans sink Fiji in battle of pacific South China Morning Post
  10. ^ Rugby scar i left on rush
  11. ^ [Favoritos para el seven] Clarin Digital
  12. ^ Rugby Union / Hong Kong Sevens: Fiji lose sevens' title to Samoans The Independent
  13. ^ [3] Our Precious angel

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