Sateki Tuipulotu

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Sateki Tuipulotu
Date of birth (1971-07-03) 3 July 1971 (age 47)
Place of birth Auckland, New Zealand
Height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Weight 203 lb (92 kg)
Rugby league career
Position Full-back
Professional clubs
Years Club / team Caps (points)
1996 Leeds 9 (8)
Rugby union career
Playing career
Position Fullback
Professional / senior clubs
Years Club / team Caps (points)
1996-1999
1999-2002
Leeds
Worcester
78
58
(773)
(577)
National team(s)
Years Club / team Caps (points)
1994-2003  Tonga 20 (190)

Sateki Tuipulotu (born 3 July 1971) is a former rugby union footballer who played internationally for Tonga.

Tuipulotu was born in Auckland, New Zealand. He first played for Tonga in 1994 against Wales. Playing at fullback, he was a regular player for Tonga until his retirement following the 2003 Rugby World Cup. He also played in the 1995 Rugby World Cup and 1999 Rugby World Cup where he helped kick Tonga to a victory over Italy with a drop goal from inside his own half. His last match for Tonga was their 91–7 loss to the All Blacks at the 2003 World Cup.

He is now head coach of the Penrith Emus who compete in the Shute Shield

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