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|Birth name||Chris Hala'ufia|
|Date of birth||24 October 1978|
|Place of birth||Neiafu, Tonga|
|Height||1.93 m (6 ft 4 in)|
|Weight||115 kg (18 st 2 lb) |
|Rugby union career|
Chris Hala'ufia (born 24 October 1978) is a back row forward who plays rugby union football for English club London Welsh in the Aviva Premiership and Tonga. He is well known for his ability to break tackles. Hala'ufia originally made a name for himself with Bradford & Bingley RFC, when he made his début in the English game in the 2003–4 season. At that time Bradford & Bingley were in North 1, but ran away with the league title, with Hala'uifa contributing 27 tries during the campaign. The club also won the Intermediate Cup at Twickenham in April 2004, Hala'uifa's final game for the club before moving on to Italy for the 2004/5 season.
Hala'ufia returned to England to play for Rotherham Titans in the 2005/6 season where he made his name and reputation as someone with the potential to play at the highest level. He subsequently moved to Harlequins for 2006–08 along with David Strettle.
In June 2014, it was confirmed that Hala'ufia had signed for Welsh region the Scarlets. But, he left the club just months after joining, without making a single appearance. He moved to London Welsh, originally on loan, before making the move permanent in October 2014.
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