Rugby Player

Telusa Veainu

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Age 33
Birthday December 261990
Birth Sign Capricorn
City New Zealand
Country New Zealand
Profession Rugby Player

Telusa Veainu is a famous Rugby Player, born on December 26, 1990 in New Zealand. As of December 2022, Telusa Veainu’s net worth is $5 Million. He played for New Zealand’s national team at the U20 level, but joined Tonga for the 2015 World Rugby Pacific Nations Cup.

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Telusa Veainu Biography

New Zealand-born Tongan international outside back who joined the Leicester Tigers of the Aviva Premiership in 2015. He’d previously played in Super Rugby with the Highlanders, Crusaders, and Rebels. Koloti Telusa Pelaki Veainu (born 26 December 1990) is a rugby union player who currently plays for Leicester Tigers in England’s Premiership Rugby. He plays at fullback or on the wing. He was born and raised in New Zealand, but he represents Tonga internationally. He is known for his speed, elusiveness and strength from fullback, earning him a place in Will Greenwood’s Daily Telegraph team of the year for 2016/17..

He was born in Kawakawa, on the North Island of New Zealand, but went to school in Christchurch, on the South Island.

After a solid ITM Cup season in 2010, Veainu received a contract to play for the Highlanders for the 2011 Super Rugby season. He made his debut in the Highlanders win over the Bulls in week 3 of the competition. He was again named in the Highlanders squad for 2012, but did not appear in any matches.

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Selected to the Canterbury squad for the 2010 ITM Cup, Veainu made his debut off the bench against Hawke’s Bay and subsequently started in every match, scoring eight tries as Canterbury won the championship. Playing with Canterbury again for the 2011 ITM Cup, Veainu scored a further 5 tries in 11 games, in the process helping Canterbury win their fourth consecutive title.

Telusa Veainu Net Worth

Telusa Veainu is one of the richest Rugby Player & listed on most popular Rugby Player. According to our analysis, Wikipedia, Forbes & Business Insider, Telusa Veainu‘s net worth $5 Million.

Net Worth $5 Million
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Source of Income Rugby Player
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He grew up representing Canterbury in provincial matches, playing for their U16, U18, and U19 teams before joining the senior side in 2010.

Selected to the Canterbury squad for the 2010 ITM Cup, Veainu made his debut off the bench against Hawke’s Bay and subsequently started in every match, scoring eight tries as Canterbury won the championship. Playing with Canterbury again for the 2011 ITM Cup, Veainu scored a further 5 tries in 11 games, in the process helping Canterbury win their fourth consecutive title.

On 17 September 2013, Veainu signed with the Melbourne Rebels for the 2014 and 2015 seasons. In May 2014, playing on the wing, he scored a runaway try for the Rebels in their loss to the Waratahs at home in Melbourne.

For the 2013 Super Rugby season Veainu returned to his home province to sign with the Crusaders, but again struggled to duplicate his ITM Cup form, appearing in only 4 games as a substitute. His season, however, was highlighted by his first Super Rugby try against the Highlanders, his former squad, on June 29.

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Veainu played for the New Zealand U20 at the age of 18 and 19, but in 2015 he was selected for Tonga for the 2015 World Rugby Pacific Nations Cup. He made his debut in the opening match against Fiji, scoring a try.

Telusa Veainu Height

Telusa Veainu’s height 5 ft 11 in weight 227  lbs & body measurements will update soon.
Height 5 ft 11 in
Weight 227  lbs
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Ranked on the list of most popular Rugby Player. Also ranked in the elit list of famous celebrity born in New Zealand. Telusa Veainu celebrates birthday on December 26 of every year.

Following his move to Australia to join the Melbourne Rebels, Veainu turned out for the Melbourne Rising in 2014, scoring 8 tries from just 6 starts.

It was confirmed on 28 October 2015 that Veainu has joined English Premiership team Leicester Tigers. He made his debut at Welford Road against Wasps on 1 November scoring a try as Leicester won 24-16. Veainu quickly became a fan favourite and signed a contract extension on 11 January 2016. He won both newcomer of the year and player of the year in his first season in Leicester.

Born in Kawakawa, New Zealand, Veainu went to St Andrew’s College in Christchurch where in his final year of school he was made captain of the 1st XV. He was a regular in Canterbury age group sides over the years, making the under 16’s, 18’s and 19’s whilst still at school. Veainu was a star on the wing for the NZ U-20s at the World Cup in Argentina where he scored five tries (including three in the final).

Veainu was awarded try of the week in Week 16 for his try against Saracens. His form in 2017/18 saw Veainu named as the Rugby Players’ Association Players’ Player of the year.

You may read full biography about Telusa Veainu from Wikipedia.
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