"Solomon is a new addition to the Chiefs for 2017. One of the finds of the 2017 Mitre 10 Cup season, we are excited to see Solomon develop well in the Chiefs environment." - The Chiefs
Outside back Solomon Alaimalo is a new face in the Chiefs backline for 2017.
Auckland-born, Solomon performed exceptionally well in the Mitre 10 cup for Northland, catching the Chiefs coaches' eye.
With a talent to read the game, Solomon will look to develop his already promising skills with a wealth of experience in the Chiefs squad to learn from.
Who is in your family (siblings/pets/kids)?
Dad: Charles, Mum: Eseta, Brothers: Charles and Daniel, Sisters: Tania, Jessica & Lieleie.
What primary school (s) did you go to?
What high school(s) did you go to?
St Becks College
Favourite subject at school?
What representative teams have you played in? (rugby and other sports)
Canterbury age grades
What rugby club are you affiliated with?
Sydenham Bus drivers, Otamatea Hawks
Which sportsperson did you look up to as a kid?
What is your favourite thing to do outside of rugby?
What is your favourite movie?
An interesting fact about you?
Before moving for the Chiefs, I’d never been to Hamilton
Best place you’ve been travelling?
If you could play one other sport professionally, what would it be?
What is the best piece of advice you’ve ever received?
What advice would you give to your 10-year-old self?
Work hard in everything you do
Your favourite rugby memory?
My debut for Northland
What is your nickname within the team?
What do you eat for breakfast on game day?
Two eggs, toast, baked beans and a bowl of porridge
What does representing the Gallagher Chiefs mean to you?
It means a lot to me, having watched such a proud franchise and world class players come through.