Manasa Mataele rugby player
Manasa Mataele rugby player

Manasa Mataele

27th Nov 1996 1.85m/100kg Right Wing

Former England scrumhalf Willi Heinz makes his NPC return

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former England scrumhalf Willi Heinz makes his return to provincial rugby this weekend after being named on the Canterbury bench to face Manawatu in their NPC season opener.   Heinz left the Crusaders...

Canterbury’s NPC squad announced for 2022 season

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

New Zealand Under 20 representatives George Bell, Seb Calder and Joel Lam are the three newcomers to Canterbury’s Bunnings Warehouse NPC squad.      Lam (Burnside) will...

Vern Cotter rings the changes ahead of Australia A clash

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Fijians Head Coach Vern Cotter has reshuffled 11 players in his 23-member squad for their World Rugby Pacific Nations Cup match number two against Australia A at Churchill Park in Lautoka on Saturday.     Cotter...

Vern Cotter names five debutants for PNC opener against Tonga

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Flying Fijians Head Coach Vern Cotter has named five debutants in the run-on team which faces a high-profile Tongan side in the World Rugby Pacific Nations Cup match on Saturday at HFC Bank Stadium in...

Levani Botia to captain Fiji, former All Black included in the Pacific Nations Cup squad

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Fiji Rugby have announced a powerful 34-member squad for the upcoming World Rugby Pacific Nations Cup (PNC) featuring the Flying Fijians, Tonga, Samoa and Australia A.       16...

Issak Fines-Leleiwasa unlikely to play again as Force name their side

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Western Force coach Tim Sampson is optimistic scrumhalf Issak Fines-Leleiwasa can overcome a foot injury in time to play again this Super Rugby Pacific season. The Force have already lost flanker...

Super Rugby Teamsheets: Jamie Roberts to make Waratahs debut

9 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wales international Jamie Roberts will make his Waratahs debut off the bench against the Fijian Drua on Friday.     Here are all the lineups for the Super Rugby matches involving...

Australian and Fijian Drua Squads Confirmed For 2022 Super Rugby Pacific

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

A mix of youth and experience has been unveiled, amongst several moves in the player market, with the squads confirmed for every Super Rugby Pacific side. Each of the 12 teams have revealed their squads...

The New Zealand and Moana Pasifika Super Rugby Pacific 2022 squads

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Returning star power, some familiar faces from the past join a cast of exciting young rookies in New Zealand's five 2022 Super Rugby Pacific squads announced today.     CLICK HERE TO VIEW...

Nine new in the Canterbury NPC squad as Naholo moves from Taranaki

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

The side will again be captained by High School Old Boys’ Reed Prinsep. “Reed’s a leader,” said Co Coach Mark Brown. “We felt he did a great job for us in the role last year...