He played a pivotal part in Southland’s 2009 Ranfurly Shield triumph over Canterbury, closing a 50-12 months losing streak for the group. He attempted his hands at American soccer after having an effective rugby and monitor profession at King’s University in Auckland. His amazing gamesmanship with Southland resulted in a agreement for the 2010 Super 14 time of year using the Highlanders. His family members was surviving in Fiji when he was created, but elevated him in New Zealand; he’d continue to represent Tonga in worldwide rugby play. He and Campese Ma’afu had been contemporaries.