Male Sa'u (born 13 October 1987) is a Japanese professional rugby union footballer of Samoan descent. Sa'u can play both Centre and Fly-half. After Super Rugby stints with the Melbourne Rebels and the Blues, Sa'u has returned to the Top League for the 2016-2017 season with Yamaha Júbilo.
|Birth name||Male Sa'u|
|Date of birth||13 October 1987|
|Place of birth||Auckland, New Zealand|
|Height||1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)|
|Weight||98 kg (15 st 6 lb; 216 lb)|
|School||De La Salle College, Mangere East|
|Rugby union career|
Sa'u was educated at De La Salle College, Mangere East and was selected for Counties Manukau Steelers for the inaugural Air New Zealand Cup (now the Mitre 10 Cup) in 2006. Sa'u played his club rugby for the Patumahoe club. He was again selected for the 2007 season, where he played nine out of the ten matches. He played for New Zealand at under-19s level, and at under-20s level. He was also named in the under-21s Trial Squad in 2007.
He joined Japanese side Yamaha Júbilo in the Top League competition for the 2008–09 season, and played twelve time and scored 35 times in his debut season. On his departure in the 2013–14 season, he had scored 115 points over 46 matches. His form over the seasons, earned him a place in Eddie Jones Japanese 42-man squad for the 2013 Asian Five Nations. He made his debut against the Philippines on 20 April 2013.
- Counties Manukau Steelers profile photos 2006
- Steelers Squad Announced
- NZ U19 squad named
- Six Counties Manukau Players named in u21 Trial Squad
- "Rebels sign second Japanese International" (Press release). Melbourne Rebels. 1 March 2014. Retrieved 9 March 2014.
- "Waratahs too strong in Sydney" (Press release). Melbourne Rebels. 21 March 2014. Retrieved 22 March 2014.
- "Rebels turn to Japanese for Tahs clash". Sydney Morning Herald. Fairfax. AAP. 20 March 2014. Retrieved 22 March 2014.