Vaaiga Tuigamala

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Birthday
4, 1969
Birthplace
Samoa
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
4, 1969 (age 50)
Birthplace
Samoa

About

Samoan rugby footballer who has played in both rugby league and rugby union, winning back-to-back Challenge Cup Finals with the Wigan Warrios in 1994 and 1995. He has represented both New Zealand and Samoa at the Rugby World Cup.

Before Fame

He played amateur rugby for Ponsonby before making his professional debut with Auckland in 1988.

Trivia

He put off an arm operation to compete in the 2001 Rugby League World Cup, where he earned a Man of the Match award.

Family Life

His wife Daphne has served as the Director of Peaceful Funeral Services Ltd.

Associated With

He was teammates with future coach Pat Lam at the 1999 Rugby World Cup.