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Taleni Seu
Full Name: Taleni Seu
Team: Chiefs
Position:Lock/Loose forward
Super Rugby Games:28
Super Rugby Points:10 (2t)
Super Rugby Debut:2016 v Crusaders in Christchurch
Provincial Games:15
Provincial Points:10 (2t)
Provincial Debut:2015 v Southland in Invercargill


An exciting prospect with strong aerial skills. Taleni is an elusive, fast loose forward, who impressed in his debut Super Rugby season. - The Chiefs

Loose Forward Taleni Seu is an exciting prospect with his elusive, fast footwork.  The aerial strong forward enters his third season with the Gallagher Chiefs.

Seu was noticed during his 2015 ITM Cup season with Auckland and is expected to keep building on his great and promising form.

Full birth date and place of birth
26.12.93 in Auckland

What representative teams have you been a part of (including high-school 1st fifteen)?

Onehunga 1st XV, Auckland U20s, Auckland U21s, Auckland B

What primary school(s) did you go to?

Waterlea School and Mountain View School

What high school(s) did you go to?

Onehunga High School

Favourite subject at school?

Physical Education

How many siblings do you have?

Five brothers and three sisters (I am the second youngest)

Who was your favourite player growing up?

Liam Messam

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

Kevin Durant, OKC Thunder (NBA)

Favourite band or musician?

Kendrick Lamar, J. Cole

What do you eat for breakfast on game day?

Toasted muesli, two eggs on toast

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

Mum, Dad and Michael Jordan

What do you do for fun away from rugby?

Play PS4, basketball and hang out with family

Best holiday destination?


What would you eat for your last ever meal?

Mac Attack, steamed buns with extra mac sauce

An interesting fact about you?

I’m Niuean, Samoan and Tongan. I have played representative basketball for Counties Manukau in their U19s, U20s, U21s and U23s teams.

What advice would you give to your 10-year-old self?

Do more weights, work hard and be a nice person.

What does representing the Gallagher Chiefs mean to you?

This is the biggest thing that has ever happened to me. I will work hard to make the most of this opportunity and become a better player.