Asaeli Valu rugby player
Asaeli Valu rugby player

Asaeli Valu

7th May 1989 1.87m/115kg Tighthead Prop

Having received Japanese Citizenship in 2017, Valu played for Sunwolves in Super Rugby and Panasonic Wild Knights in Japan's domestic Top League.

After 4 Top League seasons for Panasonic Wild Knights Valu received his first call-up to his adopted country, Japan's senior squad ahead of the 2017 end-of-year rugby union internationals.

He cemented his place in the 31-man squad for the 2019 Rugby World Cup and went into the quarter-finals of the tournament with 13 caps for Japan.

Career

wild Panasonic Wild Knights
Tighthead Prop
2015 - present
japan Japan
Tighthead Prop
2017 - present
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Tighthead Prop
2018 - present