Johnny Fa'auli

Johnny Fa'auli (born 13 September 1995) is a New Zealand rugby union player for the Chiefs in the international Super Rugby competition and for Toshiba Brave Lupus in the Japanese Top League.[1][2][3]

Johnny Fa'auli
Full nameFa'ase'e Johnathan Fa'auli
Date of birth (1995-09-13) 13 September 1995
Place of birthOtahuhu, New Zealand
Height1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Weight103 kg (16 st 3 lb; 227 lb)
SchoolSaint Kentigern College
Rugby union career
Position(s) Second five-eighth
Current team Taranaki, Chiefs
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
2015 Counties Manukau 9 (0)
2016– Taranaki 16 (20)
2017– Chiefs 6 (5)
Correct as of 20 December 2017
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
2013 New Zealand Schools
2015 New Zealand U20 1 (0)
Correct as of 3 November 2016

Youth career

Fa'auli was born in the Auckland suburb of Otahuhu and attended school at Saint Kentigern College.

Senior career

He took his first steps in his senior career with his local provincial side, the Counties Manukau Steelers, for whom he made 10 appearances in 2015 before moving south to join the Taranaki Bulls in 2016. 3 tries in 10 appearances in a season which saw the Bulls reach the Premiership semi-finals before going down to Tasman represented a good first season for Taranaki.[4]

Super Rugby

Consistent performances over the course of 2 provincial seasons saw him earn his first Super Rugby ahead of the 2017 Super Rugby season when he was signed up by Hamilton-based franchise, the Chiefs.[1]


Fa'auli was a New Zealand Schools representative in 2013.[5][6]


  1. "Chiefs 2017 Squad Guide" (PDF). All Retrieved 3 November 2016.
  2. "Johnny Fa'auli Chiefs Player Profile". Chiefs Rugby. Retrieved 3 November 2016.
  3. "Johnny Fa'auli Taranaki Player Profile". TRFU. Retrieved 3 November 2016.
  4. "Johnny Fa'auli itsrugby Player Statistics". it's rugby. Retrieved 3 November 2016.
  5. "2013 NZ Schools team named". All 16 September 2013. Retrieved 11 December 2016.
  6. "Johnathan Fa'auli NZ Schools Player Profile". All Retrieved 11 December 2016.
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