Fainga'a Savieti

SENIORS:2005 - 2014 / 2016 - Present
SNR Coach:    2017, '18, '19, '20
SNR Games:   133
Nickname:   Vai
Position:           Hooker
Born:             Tonga
  • 2009 NZ Heartland XV

Front-rower in Heartland XV
Timaru Herald 5/11/09


Two South Canterbury front rowers have been selected in the national Heartland XV.

Hooker Ben Hewitson and prop Savieti Fainga'a join the Wanganui-dominated side that will play the Marist XV in a special fixture in Masterton on November 14.

2009 NZ Heartland XV:

Cole Baldwin, Cameron Crowley, Matthew Gilbert, David Gower, Fraser Hammond, Peter Rowe, Aseli Tikoirotuma, Lasa Ulukuta (Wanganui); Josh Cornish, James Ferguson (West Coast); Jon Dampney, Jason Rickard, (Mid Canterbury); Aarin Dunster, Kane Quinlan (King Country); Jason Forrest, Leiataua Limuloa-Tahafee (North Otago); Ben Hewitson, Fainga'a Savieti (South Canterbury); Scott Leighton, Sione Ngatu (Poverty Bay); Kevin Moore (Buller); Nick Olson (Wairarapa Bush).