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Justin Va'a

Posted by Assistant Editor | 7 comments | Edit
Justin Va'a
JV
Position
Prop
Weight
20st 2lb
Height
6ft
DoB
26th Jul 1978
Age
40
Club
Boroughmuir
Statistics
Games
2
Started
1
Tries
Penalties
Conversions
Drop Goals
Team and League Statistics
Justin signed a new two-year contract with Glasgow Warriors in May 2008.

On Justin signing his new contract with Glasgow, Sean Lineen said: "Justin adds a real physicality to our game and is very proud to play for Glasgow."

Justin is a powerful prop who is capable of playing on both sides of the scrum. He joined Glasgow Warriors from London Wasps in 2006.

This summer, he has represented Samoa in the IRB Pacific Nations Cup, scoring a try against Japan. The wins over Japan and Tonga helped Samoa to third place behind the Junior All Blacks and Fiji.

He grew up in the town of Wainuiomata, near to Wellington, home to famous rugby union players like Tana Umaga and Piri Weepu. However, Justin started his rugby career playing rugby league, representing Wellington at U16 and U18 before switching to rugby union in 1999.

Following his switch, Justin was selected for the Wellington Academy in 2000 and made the Wellington Colts side in 2001 before progressing to senior rugby and playing at top club level for Upper Hutt and fro NPC side Wellington.

Although he was born in New Zealand, Justin's dad is Samoan, and he chose to play his international rugby for Samoa.

Justin enjoys outdoor sports and going to the pictures, and describes himself as a laid back, relaxed sort of guy!

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    Posted by Joshua Taualofa on December 31, 2006 11:03 PM | Reply to this comment

    Malo Justin

    Bro glad to see that you're doing well for the club!! I was seraching through the sites and came across this site!!
    Bro all the best for your season with the club and the upcoming world cup for Manu. Much love uce

    JT

    Posted by Deirdre Haydon on April 17, 2007 06:30 PM | Reply to this comment

    Hello was sitting next to you on the plane from shannon to prestwick-goodluck against Ulster and Munster-have to root for Munster though- must say that as I'm from Cork! great meeting you though-Dee

    Posted by scott pepperell on March 15, 2008 11:24 AM | Reply to this comment

    mate

    send me a email

    Posted by Karps Daz on September 6, 2008 09:17 AM | Reply to this comment

    Cher moko bo give me a email with your details im playing here in Scottish lands no,20mins away from you,well kiaora moko buzz me back

    Posted by Mike Hall on January 24, 2009 08:41 AM | Reply to this comment

    Kia Ora Bro,
    To much Bro Making it ovr there in Glasgow beats working at Rimutaka Prison a Bro? hahahaha!!! Ive left the prison now and working at customs at the Wellington Airport.Bro hope to catch up with u next time u back in NZ take care brother and go hard...
    Ka Kite
    Mike

    Posted by Isaako on June 26, 2010 09:27 PM | Reply to this comment

    Hey uce are you still in Glasgow looking to hook up with fellow Hamo's living in Scotland hope to hear from you soon uce

    Posted by gordon on June 30, 2010 11:25 AM | Reply to this comment

    Justin is back in New Zealand playing with Wainuiomata.

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