An exciting prospect with strong aerial skills. Taleni is an elusive, fast loose forward, who impressed in his debut Super Rugby season. - The Chiefs
Loose Forward Taleni Seu is an exciting prospect with his elusive, fast footwork. The aerial strong forward enters his second season with the Gallagher Chiefs.
Seu was noticed during his 2015 ITM Cup season with Auckland and is expected to keep building on his great and promising form.
Full birth date and place of birth
26.12.93 in Auckland
What representative teams have you been a part of (including high-school 1st fifteen)?
Onehunga 1st XV, Auckland U20s, Auckland U21s, Auckland B
What primary school(s) did you go to?
Waterlea School and Mountain View School
What high school(s) did you go to?
Onehunga High School
Favourite subject at school?
How many siblings do you have?
Five brothers and three sisters (I am the second youngest)
Who was your favourite player growing up?
Who is your favourite non-rugby sportsperson or sports team?
Kevin Durant, OKC Thunder (NBA)
Favourite band or musician?
Kendrick Lamar, J. Cole
What do you eat for breakfast on game day?
Toasted muesli, two eggs on toast
Fantasy dinner party: Who would be your top three dinner guests (dead or alive)?
Mum, Dad and Michael Jordan
What do you do for fun away from rugby?
Play PS4, basketball and hang out with family
Best holiday destination?
What would you eat for your last ever meal?
Mac Attack, steamed buns with extra mac sauce
An interesting fact about you?
I’m Niuean, Samoan and Tongan. I have played representative basketball for Counties Manukau in their U19s, U20s, U21s and U23s teams.
What advice would you give to your 10-year-old self?
Do more weights, work hard and be a nice person.
What does representing the Gallagher Chiefs mean to you?
This is the biggest thing that has ever happened to me. I will work hard to make the most of this opportunity and become a better player.