Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Finau Latest Austin Elite Signing

Press Release

Austin Elite Rugby Management announces the signing of Siaosi Finau as a prop for the 2018 Major League Rugby season.

Siaosi grew up in Euless, Texas and attended Trinity High School. He started playing rugby at age 19 during the summer season with the Euless Texans club. He went on to play at San Angelo State University for a semester, then at Arkansas State University A-State Rugby from 2014-2016. He has been a prop with the Austin Blacks since 2016.

Siaosi, age 25, is 6’ tall and weighs 245lbs. His considers his greatest rugby accomplishment his selection for Austin Elite Rugby and playing professionally in his home state. Especially considering that he had only played rugby informally until age 22. “The first time I played rugby competitively is when I was playing for Arkansas State. I actually learned the game properly at college. All the time before were just playing for fun.”

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