Sam Yawayawa

Sam Yawayawa (born 2 July 1998 in Suva, Fiji) is a Fijian born Scottish rugby union player who plays for Cambridge. He was previously at Glasgow Warriors, Leicester Tigers, Boroughmuir and Glasgow Hawks. His usual position is at the Wing position.

Sam Yawayawa
Birth nameSam Yawayawa
Date of birth (1998-07-02) 2 July 1998 (age 21)
Place of birthSuva, Fiji
Height1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Weight96 kg (15 st 2 lb; 212 lb)
SchoolFirrhill High School, Edinburgh
Rugby union career
Position(s) Wing
Amateur team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
- Boroughmuir ()
2017-18 Glasgow Hawks 12 (10)
2018- Cambridge ()
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
2014-17
2016-17
2017-18
Leicester Tigers
Nottingham
Glasgow Warriors
0
12
0
0
0
0
Provincial / State sides
Years Team Apps (Points)
- Edinburgh U16 ()
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)


2018
Scotland U16
England U18
Scotland U20


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(0)

Rugby Union careerEdit

Amateur careerEdit

Yawayawa was educated at first in Germany and then in Scotland.[1] He played for Boroughmuir.[2] He was part of the Boroughmuir U16 side that won the National Bowl final in 2014.[3]

He entered the Scottish Rugby Academy at the Stage 3 professional phase of the academy in the 2017-18 season.[4]

Yawayawa played for Glasgow Hawks when not in use by Glasgow Warriors.[5]

He was signed by Cambridge at the start of season 2018-19.[6]

Professional careerEdit

He played for Edinburgh at U16 grade.[7]

Yawayawa joined Leicester Tigers. He was loaned out to Nottingham for game time.[8]

Yawayawa was enrolled in the BT Sport Scottish Rugby Academy as a Stage 3 player.[4] Stage 3 players are aligned to a professional club and given regional support.[9] Yawayawa was assigned to the Glasgow Warriors for the season 2017-18.

International careerEdit

Yawayawa first played for Scotland U16.[10]

Although Yawayawa was selected for the Scotland U18 side,[2] after he was signed for Leicester Tigers in England, Yawayawa then played for England U18.[11]

Yawayawa made his Scotland U20 debut against Wales U20 in 2018.[12]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Leicester Tigers". leicestertigers.com.
  2. ^ a b "Pollock picks squad for under-18 camp - Scottish Rugby Union". www.scottishrugby.org.
  3. ^ "Boroughmuir U16's triumph in Final!". www.boroughmuirsports.co.uk.
  4. ^ a b "2016/17 BT Sport Academy intake announced - Scottish Rugby Union". www.scottishrugby.org.
  5. ^ "Warriors in Premiership action".
  6. ^ http://www.crufc.co.uk/news/sam-yawayawa-signing-2332422.html
  7. ^ "Big win for Edinburgh U16s - Edinburgh Rugby". www.edinburghrugby.org.
  8. ^ "Sam Yawayawa: Leicester Tigers winger joins Championship side Nottingham". 29 July 2016 – via www.bbc.co.uk.
  9. ^ "BT Sport Scottish Rugby Academies".
  10. ^ "Scotland U16 22-32 England U16 - Scottish Rugby Union". www.scottishrugby.org.
  11. ^ charlie7russell (27 April 2016). "BEING PART OF LEICESTER TIGERS WILL HELP ACHIEVE SAM YAWAYAWA'S DREAM".
  12. ^ "Scotland U20 (Sam Yawayawa) - Scottish Rugby Union". www.scottishrugby.org.

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