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Semi ‘the beast’ Kunatani

Date of birth: October 27, 1990 Height: 1.92m (6ft 3in) Weight: 98kg (216lb) Position: Lock, Flanker, Wing Sevens national teams: Fiji 7s from 2013 till present. Semi Kunatani started his
08 Apr 2016 10:45
Semi ‘the beast’ Kunatani

Date of birth: October 27, 1990

Height: 1.92m (6ft 3in)

Weight: 98kg (216lb)

Position: Lock, Flanker, Wing

Sevens national teams: Fiji 7s from 2013 till present.

Semi Kunatani started his career playing rugby in the local 7’s competition.

He played for the Yamacia 7’s side and was selected by Ben Ryan to represent the Fiji National 7s side in Dubai 2013, following the 2013 win at the Bayleys Fiji Coral Coast 7s where he was a standout player.

Semi’s highs for the 2014-2015 World Rugby Sevens season included having scored a total of 37 tries in the series thus far, being named in three World Rugby Dream Teams’ (Gold Coast, Las Vegas and Glasgow) and most recently Semi was recognised by Sir Gordon Tietjens when he was named by Sir Gordon in his Hong Kong 7s Dream Team.

Listing Semi Kunatani on his bench in an all-time Best Sevens team, joining the likes of Waisale Serevi, Jonah Lomu, David Campese, Eric Rush and many other greats of the game.

Semi has signed with Toulouse in the French T14, beginning his career in the 2015-16 season and will continue to represent Fiji 7s if and when selected by national coach Ben Ryan.

 

 

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