Nephi Leatigaga rugby player
Nephi Leatigaga rugby player

Nephi Leatigaga

5th Dec 1993 1.93m/149kg Loosehead Prop

Samoa international prop Nephi Leatigaga arrived at Leicester Tigers during the summer of 2019.

Capable of playing on either side of the front row, Leatigaga weighs in at 23 stones and first moved into European rugby with Piacenza in Italy before switching to French club Biarritz.

He made his first Test appearance for Samoa in 2016 and had five senior caps to his name before moving to Premiership rugby, making a big impression in 29 appearances in his debut season and claiming his first try in the European win over Calvisano in Italy.

Credit: Leicester Tigers


Untitled Dax
Loosehead Prop
2023 - present
TamponBOPB_2007grand014349 Biarritz Olympique
Loosehead Prop
2017 - 2019
leicester Leicester Tigers
Tighthead Prop
2019 - 2023
samoa-rugby-logo Samoa
Loosehead Prop
2016 - 2023
waratahs NSW Waratahs
Tighthead Prop
2023 - 2023