|Birth name||Sililo Victor Martens|
|Date of birth||27 April 1977|
|Place of birth||Auckland, New Zealand|
|Height||1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)|
|Weight||97 kg (15 st 4 lb)|
|Rugby union career|
Martens was born in Auckland, New Zealand to a Tongan mother and Australian father. He spent most of his early childhood in Tonga, but moved back to start his education. His high school years were spent at Onehunga High where he went on to play rugby for Auckland and continued through the grades to reach New Zealand Schools status. In 1999 he played for Tonga in the Rugby World Cup which led to a professional rugby contract with English premiership side Worcester. From 2000 to 2002 he played for Swansea in the Welsh Premiership. 2002 -2003 he joined fellow Welsh team Bridgend. During the 2003/2004 Martens joined the short lived Welsh regional side Celtic Warriors. He played is his second Rugby World Cup in 2003 for Tonga. 2004-2008 moved back to the English Premiership with Sale Sharks who went on to win the Guinness Premiership in 2006, to which Martens contributed 15 appearances. In 2008 he played in the Pacific Islands Team which toured the UK. The 2008/2009 season saw Martens return to Welsh rugby joining the Scarlets.
Martens retired at the early age of 34 to concentrate on various business ventures and currently lives in South Wales with his wife Anna Martens and their 4 children. His previous clubs include Worcester, Swansea, Bridgend, Celtic Warriors, Sale Sharks and the Scarlets.
- Sililo Martens player profile ESPN Scrum.com
- "Zurich Premiership 2005/06 » Sale Sharks » Season appearances". Rugby.statbunker.com. Retrieved 7 September 2014.
- "Sililo Victor Martens". IMDb. Retrieved 26 August 2017.