Matekitonga Moeakiola Photo

Matekitonga Moeakiola

Born: May 16, 1978

Birthplace: Tongatapu

Nationality: United States

Matekitonga Moeakiola

Date of Birth : May 16, 1978
Birth Place : Tongatapu

Matekitonga Moeakiola is an American rugby union player who currently plays for Castanet Rugby, and for the United States national side. Moeakiola made his debut at the 2007 Rugby World Cup, scoring a try after coming on as a substitute in the Eagles' opening match against England. Moeakiola plays as a prop. Mate was first noticed by the U.S. national team while playing rugby at the University of Utah. He has since played for the North America 4 Tournament, the U.S. Team that played Munster in Chicago and the 2007 Rugby World Cup squad. Moeakiola played in all four matches at the 2007 RWC and scored a try against England in the USA’s first match of the tournament. Matekitonga's father, brother and uncle also played rugby.

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