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Atu Moli
Full Name: Atu Moli
Team: Chiefs
Super Rugby Games:29
Super Rugby Points:10 (2t)
Super Rugby Debut:2016 v Kings in Port Elizabeth
Provincial Games:18
Provincial Points:10 (2t)
Provincial Debut:2015 v Tasman in Hamilton


The former New Zealand U20 captain has benefitted from two strong seasons of Investec Super Rugby. A powerful presence in the front row, Moli will be vying for more time in the starting line-up in 2018. - The Chiefs

Prop Atunaisa Moli captained the New Zealand Under 20’s side to victory at the Junior World Cup in Italy in 2015 and now enters his second Super Rugby season.   The versatile prop who plays both sides of the scrum has an exciting future ahead of him and will benefit from the experience in the Gallagher Chiefs forward pack.

Moli was part of the Chiefs Development side in 2015 and won the Waikato Rugby’s ITM Cup Emerging Representative Player of the Year following his side’s Ranfurly Shield win.   He was also part in the New Zealand Under 20’s in 2014.

Full birth date and place of birth
12.06.95 in Gisborne

What representative teams have you been a part of (including high-school 1st fifteen)?
Marlborough U16s, U18s, Tasman U18s, Waikato U19s, New Zealand Secondary Schools, Waikato ITM Cup, New Zealand U20s (2014 & 2015)

What primary school(s) did you go to?
Riverdale, Blenheim School

What high school(s) did you go to?
Marlborough Boys College

Favourite subject at school?
Maths and Physical Education

How many siblings do you have?
Eight in total – five boys and three sisters

Any trades or university qualifications?

Who was your favourite player growing up?
Jonah Lomu

Who is your favourite non-rugby sportsperson or sports team?
Muhammad Ali

Favourite band or musician?
A bit of everything

What do you eat for breakfast on game day?
Eggs, spaghetti and toast

Fantasy dinner party: Who would be your top three dinner guests (dead or alive)?

What do you do for fun away from rugby?
Go back home and chill with family

Best holiday destination?

What would you eat for your last ever meal?
Anything – I love food!

An interesting fact about you?
Sensitive LOL

What advice would you give to your 10-year-old self?
Start running now!

What does representing the Gallagher Chiefs mean to you?
Means I represent my family and community, also I can give back to those who got me here.