Regarded as one of the world’s leading hookers Fiao’o Fa’amausili has been an integral part of the Auckland side that has dominated the Women’s Provincial Championship.
A seasoned physical force in the forward pack, Fa’amausili is one of the Black Ferns’ most experienced campaigners, with over 70 first class appearances for Auckland.
She has captained the Black Ferns since 2012 and will be leading the side again at the Women’s Rugby World Cup - her fourth World Cup campaign.
Black Ferns (2002-2003, 2005 - present)
Auckland (2005 – present)
Rugby ground: Eden Park
Rugby player and why: My brother Tavita - watching him made me want to play rugby, and then Michael Jones and Christian Cullen
Earliest rugby memories: tackling Davida White who was a Black Fern at the time
Biggest influence on your rugby career and why: my Father, he is my biggest fan
Food: chocolate biscuits
Actor/Actress: Eddie Murphy, Martin Lawrence and Al Pacino
Movie: Shawshank Redemption
Book: A child called it
Singer/Band/Music type: UB40
Holiday destination: Hawaii
If you could meet one person, who would it be and why: My partner's mother. I have heard lovely things about her and wish I was around to meet her
I hate it when … people don't respect others
I can’t live without … my loved ones
If I wasn’t a rugby player I would be … a mother
2002 v Australia
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