Kevin Fuavao

Kevin Fuavao


Name:  Kevin Fuavao
Date of Birth:  23/04/1993
Place of Birth:  Auckland, New Zealand
Height:  184cm
Weight:  100kg
Position:  12, 13, 10
Rep Honours:  Auckland U20s, U21s Tasomn Bs Mitre 10
Junior Club:  



So, tell us about your playing career – where did you start your rugby career?

I started playing my Rugby in NZ. Played my school rugby at Kings College, Auckland. Played my Club rugby at the Auckland University Rugby Club and Waitohi Rugby Club in the Tasman region. I played age grade provincial in Auckland and Provincial B sides in Auckland and Tasman

What made you choose Manly? Have we met your expectations?

I chose Manly because of their strong history as a great club and the coaching staff. I saw the resume of the coaching staff and thought I could benefit a lot from what they had to offer. Also location was pretty ideal being near the beaches. Definitely met all my expectations!

What are your personal goals for the season?

Make a mark on the competition and to improve as a player and be as professional as possible. Hopefully get some opportunities at the next level which is what most players aspire to be. Get my physically and mentally ready to be able to play at the next level

Outside of the derby, what fixture are you looking forward to most and why? Or which team do you look forward to playing and why?

I am looking forward to playing Norths because of their current undefeated record since last year. I also look forward to playing teams with strong mid fields as it gives me a good test and challenge to see where I stand in the competition. To be the best you have to play the best 

Biggest rugby moment/achievement so far?

Playing Provincial B level back home

Best attribute as a player? Or worst?

A real team player. Team First. Team Last. Team Always.

What’s your day job and how do you balance the two?

I am a Sales Consultant. When I'm not working I'm thinking or training footy

Which team mate would be voted off Big Brother first and who would win?

Ollie Hearne & Josh Turner to be voted off first because all they did was nap on the show. Tim Donlan to win cause I feel he can chat his way out of trouble

Player with the best work ethic and why?

Kotoni Ale - Always looking to improve and takes his training, recovery, health and diet seriously as I see at training. Always wanting to do extras and just breathes footy

Favourite Meal?


Three special dinner guests?

Obama, Mum & Dad. It would be cool to show my parents I knew Obama and prove it to them that I made it in life

Who at the club has the best/worst banter?

Best Banter - James "Cecil" Hilterbrand. Worst - Cam "Lanky" Bailey

Best/worst dressed?

Best & Worst - Alex Westgarth - Dresses well then shows up to an after match in the team kit and work steel cap boots.

If you could attend any sporting event in the world what would it be?

Rugby World Cup Final (& Superbowl Final)

Rugby Hero/Sporting Hero/Hero?

Jonah Lomu

One word to describe you?