Kelly Meafua was a Samoan rugby union player who played for the Samoa sevens team in 2013 in the World Rugby Sevens Series before, in 2015, he moved to France to play for Narbonne in the French Pro D2. His position of choice was flanker.
Samoan rugby player Kelly Meafua dies after jumping from a bridge in France
Kelly Meafua, a Samoan back-row forward, died after jumping from a bridge into the Tarn River hours after playing in a French second division match, leaving a rugby club in shock.
Despite the efforts of a teammate, Meafua’s club Montauban revealed the 32-year-old had died in the early hours of Saturday morning.
According to French media sources, a teammate named prop Christopher Vaotoa dived into the sea but was unable to save Meafua.
Vaotoa was taken to the hospital with hypothermia and was released on Saturday in good health.
The two were said to have been out celebrating Montauban’s 48-40 triumph over Narbonne in the team’s final home Pro D2 game of the season at Stade Sapiac just hours before.
The two were said to have been out celebrating Montauban’s 48-40 triumph over Narbonne in the team’s final home Pro D2 game of the season at Stade Sapiac just hours before. Following Meafua’s death, Montauban stated that the club was in shock.
“The entire club is startled, and everyone is thinking of his wife, his children, his teammates, and everyone who cares about the club,” the club said in a statement. “Kelly was a player who was popular with everyone. His enthusiasm for life was contagious. We’ve lost a player, a friend, and a brother today.”
Kelly Meafua Age, Family, and Early Life
Kelly Meafua was born on 16 October 1990 in Samoa. Meafua was from the villages of Sala’ilua and Lalomauga and grew up in Samoa.
However, we don’t have any information regarding his parents. As of now, we don’t have much information regarding his personal life.
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Kelly Meafua Career, What was his profession?
Meafua went to Auckland when he was 14, but didn’t begin playing rugby until he was 20 years old when he joined Otahuhu. Before relocating to Sydney to play for West Harbour in the Shute Shield, he represented Auckland under-21 and Auckland Sevens. Meafua later joined the Greater Sydney Rams and the Waratahs’ extended training squad.
Meafua represented Samoa in the World Rugby Sevens Series in 2013, before moving to France to play for Narbonne in the French Pro D2 in 2015. In 2018, he returned to France, this time to play in the Pro D2 with Béziers, before joining Montauban in 2020.
Which school did he go to?
Currently, we don’t have any information regarding his educational journey.
Kelly Meafua Girlfriend, What about his relationship?
As of now, we don’t have any information regarding his relationship.
Kelly Meafua Net Worth, How much does he earn?
The net worth of Kelly Meafua is under the wraps.
Is he available on any kind of social media platform?
He is seen active on Instagram as meafuakelly. He
Body Appearance of Kelly Meafua’s Height, Weight
|Height||Feet: 6 Feet 2 Inch |
Centimeter: 188 cm
Meter: 1.75 m
|Weight||Kilogram: 114 kg |
Pound: 251 lbs
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