Famous Birthdays: Uaina Sione Manu Samoa 7s

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Manu Samoa 7s forward Uaina Sione turned 27 today Tuesday 3rd January. He spent his birthday at two intense team training sessions with the MS7s.

Manu Samoa 7s training session at Tuanaimato soccer fields,, Tues 3rd Jan 2023 – Uaina’s 27th Birthday.

Uaina Sione is from the villages of Faala Palauli, Sapapalii, Salelologa and Saleimoa. He plays his Club Rugby with Tama Uli.

In May 2022 he was named alongside Vaafauese Apelu-Maliko in the HSBC World 7s Series Dream Team following the Toulouse Sevens.

Uaina Sione claps his agreement as the TMO declares his try against England allowed. May 2022.

The 27 year old has been dubbed Uaina “Fine Wine” Sione as the power forward continues to show improvement in all aspects of the game, as he gets older.

Uaina Sione has an ellusive side step, is brilliant at securing turnover ball at breakdowns, and is known for being a powerful runner and skilfull finisher.

In the HSBC World Sevens Series, Uaina Sione’s all time stats shows he has scored 140 points from 72 matches, and has scored 28 tries for Samoa.

He is 1.83 metres or 6 foot tall and 83kg.

Uaina Sione spent his birthday last year on route to Dubai where the Manu Samoa 7s team camped for six months.

SGN wishes the Manu Samoa 7’s forward a great year ahead.


Daniel M Limā