Adam Coleman rugby player
Adam Coleman rugby player

Adam Coleman

7th Oct 1991 2.04m/122kg No 4 Lock

Son of former Tongan captain Pau'u Afeaki and first cousin of Inoke Afeaki, also a Tongan captain, Adam Coleman is the first Tasmanian born Wallaby in close on 100 years.

Having made a Super Rugby debut for the Waratahs his career took off in the colours of the Western Force.

His 1st try came after a 25m run against the Bulls at Loftus in 2015.

He does have family connections to Australian Rugby with former Wallaby prop, Rodney Blake, being his cousin.

In November 2017, he signed a two-year deal with Rugby Australia and the Melbourne Rebels until the end of 2019.

Coleman has his sights set firmly on the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan.

The Test lock, who’s played 48 Super Rugby games, was named Rebels captain for the 2018 Super Rugby season, becoming the team's fifth captain.

Coleman finished the 2018 Super Rugby season with 60 caps in the competition and went into the 2018 Rugby Championship with 23 test caps.

May 2019 saw him sign a deal with London Irish.

(LS May 9, 2019)


australia Australia
No 4 Lock
2016 - present
Newtown School logo Newtown School
No 4 Lock
rebels Melbourne Rebels
No 4 Lock
2018 - present
Parramatta Two Blues Colts
No 4 Lock
2011 - 2013
waratahs NSW Waratahs
No 4 Lock
2013 - 2013
western-force Western Force
No 4 Lock
2014 - 2017