Skip to main content

Joe Filemu

First five-eighth, Halfback

Bio

<cufon alt="Bio"> </cufon>

Joe Filemu was picked out of the original pool of NRFU contracted players as an injury replacement in the first year of the Super 12. A halfback, Filemu made one appearance against the Natal Sharks. Later that year he was part of the Wellington NPC squad as scrumhalf

Filemu also toured New Zealand with the 1996 Western Samoan test team, playing at first five-eighth against the All Blacks in the test match in Napier. He played at halfback in four of the six tour matches, scoring tries in each of Samoa's games against Counties Manukau, Taranaki and New Zealand Maori. He played 22 Tests for Samoa between 1995-2001.

Joe's Brother Lotu was also a Wellington representative in 1997.

Player profile

Position
First five-eighth, Halfback
Hurricane
13
Height
175
Weight
80
Date of birth
16-07-74
Province
Wellington
Career
1996

Stats

Provincial Teams
Wellington
Appearances
1