Fiao’o Fa’amausili

Position: Hooker
Born: 30/09/1980
Physical: 1.63m; 77kg
Test Debut: 2002
Test Caps: 20
Test Points: 20
Provincial Team: Auckland
National Team: New Zealand Black Ferns (2002-2003, 2005 - present)

The Auckland police officer has been a Black Fern since her debut in 2002 apart from one season in 2004.

Fiao’o Fa’amausili was born in Samoa and is a stalwart of the national champion Auckland Storm side

Favourites :

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 Dad was my No.1 supporter. He passed away in 2001 and that made me push harder to become the rugby player I am today

Food: basically anything my family eats

Actor/Actress: Eddie Murphy, Martin Lawrence and Al Pacino

Movie: Dirty Dancing, Blood in Blood, Godfathers, Scarface, Rambo, Kickboxer

Book: A child called it

Singer/Band/Music type: Beyonce, UB40, Bob Marley, Alicia Keys

Holiday destination: Samoa and Rarotonga

If you could meet one person, who would it be and why: Oprah so she can give me some presents

I hate it when … people don’t wash their feet and cut their toenails

I can’t live without … my loved ones

If I wasn’t a rugby player I would be … married with eight kids