Sitiveni O. Mafi (born 9 December 1989) is a Tongan rugby union player. He plays in the lock and occasionally flanker position for the English Premiership Rugby side, London Irish. Mafi also represents Tonga at international level.

Steve Mafi
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Full nameSitiveni O. Mafi
Date of birth (1989-12-09) 9 December 1989 (age 30)
Place of birthFairfield, Australia
Height2.01 m (6 ft 7 in)
Weight112 kg (17 st 9 lb; 247 lb)
SchoolWestfields Sports High School
Rugby union career
Position(s) Lock, Flanker
Current team London Irish
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
2010–2014 Leicester Tigers 81 (55)
2014 Greater Sydney Rams 8 (0)
2015–2016 Western Force 27 (5)
2016–2019 Castres 56 (35)
2019– London Irish ()
Correct as of 11 September 2019
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
2007 Australian Schoolboys 3 (0)
2010– Tonga 32 (20)
Correct as of 11 September 2019

Mafi previously played for the Leicester Tigers and New South Wales Waratahs.[1][2][3] He is the grandson of former Tonga captain Sione Mafi Pahulu.[4] He attended Westfields Sports High School and played his Junior rugby at Parramatta Two Blues in Sydneys west. In 2007 he played for the Australian Schoolboys.

Super Rugby StatisticsEdit

As of 25 July 2016[5]
Season Team Games Starts Sub Mins Tries Cons Pens Drops Points Yel Red
2015 Western Force 16 13 3 1157 1 0 0 0 5 1 0
2016 Western Force 10 5 5 404 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total 26 18 8 1561 1 0 0 0 5 1 0

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Aviva Premiership Rugby - Gloucester Rugby". web page. Premier Rugby. Archived from the original on 16 June 2012. Retrieved 3 September 2011.
  2. ^ "Leicester swoop for Mafi". Scrum.com. 31 August 2010. Retrieved 7 January 2011.
  3. ^ http://www.leicestertigers.com/rugby/leicester_tigers_senior_squad.php?player=97551&includeref=dynamic
  4. ^ https://www.independent.co.uk/sport/rugby/rugby-union/club-rugby/meet-steve-mafi-the-tigers-tongan-hitman-7789264.html
  5. ^ "Player Statistics". its rugby. Retrieved 26 July 2016.

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