Mils Muliaina

Junior Malili "Mils" Muliaina (born 31 July 1980) is a former professional rugby union player who most recently played for San Francisco Rush in the US PRO Rugby competition.[2] He played primarily as a fullback, though he has also played as a centre and on the wing.

Mils Muliaina
Muliaina in 2010
Birth nameJunior Malili Muliaina
Date of birth (1980-07-31) 31 July 1980 (age 41)
Place of birthSalelesi, Samoa
Height183 cm (6 ft 0 in)[1]
Weight93 kg (14 st 9 lb; 205 lb)[1]
SchoolCargill High School
Southland Boys' High School
Kelston Boys' High School
Rugby union career
Position(s) Fullback, Wing
All Black No. 1033
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
1999–2005
2001–2005
2006–2011
2006–2010
2011–2013
2014
2014–2015
2015
2016
Auckland
Blues
Chiefs
Waikato
NTT DoCoMo
Chiefs
Connacht
Zebre
San Francisco Rush
42
49
55
7
19
6
11
10
5
(65)
(82)
(65)
(10)
(20)
(5)
(0)
(5)
(10)
Correct as of 18 February 2016
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
2000
2000–2001
2003–2011
2012
New Zealand A
New Zealand Colts
New Zealand
Barbarian F.C.
2
5
100
2
(5)
(15)
(165)
(10)
Correct as of 9 October 2011
National sevens team(s)
Years Team Comps
1999–2002 New Zealand 11

Born in Salelesi, Samoa, Muliaina moved with his family to Invercargill, New Zealand, at the age of three. At international level Muliaina played for New Zealand from 2003 until his retirement after the 2011 Rugby World Cup. Muliaina became only the second All Black to reach 100 caps during the World Cup quarter-final against Argentina in 2011. He scored 33 tries for New Zealand and remains among the top 30 highest try scorers in rugby union test history.


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