Joe Tuineau

Joe Tuineau

Name Joe Tuineau
Profession Soccer Player
Date of Birth 1981-08-18
Place of Birth Fiji
Death Date
Birth Sign Leo

About Joe Tuineau

He played a pivotal role in Southland’s 2009 Ranfurly Shield victory over Canterbury, ending a 50-year losing streak for the team.

Early Life of Joe Tuineau

He tried his hand at American football after having a successful rugby and track career at King’s College in Auckland.


His impressive gamesmanship with Southland led to a contract for the 2010 Super 14 season with the Highlanders.

Family Life

His family was living in Fiji when he was born, but raised him in New Zealand; he would go on to represent Tonga in international rugby play.

Associated With

He and Campese Ma’afu were contemporaries.

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