CAMA Tomasi < Back  
Sport Rugby Sevens
CGA New Zealand   
Gender Men
Born 11 Nov 1980 in Suva, FIJ
Height1.76 m
Weight 85 kg
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Occupation Athlete
Languages English
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport? He began playing rugby at age five.
Why this sport? His father Tomasi played for Fiji and inspired him to take up the sport.
Club / Team Manawatu Turbos: New Zealand
Name of coach Gordon Tietjens [national]
Preferred position / style / stance / technique Playmaker
International Debut
Year 2005
Competing for New Zealand
General Interest
Nicknames Junior (New Zealand Commonwealth Games Guide, 2010)
Hobbies Listening to music. (manawaturugby.co.nz, 22 Jul 2010)
Most influential person in career His father. (manawaturugby.co.nz, 22 Jul 2010)
Hero / Idol New Zealand rugby player Christian Cullen, US boxer Mike Tyson. (manawaturugby.co.nz, 22 Jul 2010)
Injuries He suffered a minor back injury during the week leading up to the opening game of the 2013 World Cup in Moscow, Russia. (stuff.co.nz, 28 Jun 2013)
Sporting philosophy / motto "For me I just like going out there and enjoying the game, enjoy myself and do what I do best." (irbsevens.com 13 May 2012)
Awards and honours He was named the International Rugby Board [IRB] Sevens Player of the Year for the 2011/12 season. (irbsevens.com, 13 May 2012)

He was named Player of the Tournament at the 2008 Hong Kong Rugby Sevens. (New Zealand Commonwealth Games Guide, 2010)
Famous relatives His father represented Fiji in rugby union 14 times as well as representing Fiji in rugby sevens for more than 10 years. He is best known for being part of the Fijian sevens team which went unbeaten at the Hong Kong Sevens from 1990-92. He also coached the Fiji sevens team in 2001 and the Chinese Taipei sevens team in 2005-06. (fijilive.com, 15 Apr 2013)