Sione Lauaki

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Lauaki in August 2010

Sione Tuitupu Lauaki (22 June 1981 – 12 February 2017) was a New Zealand rugby union player. He played for the All Blacks between 2005 and 2008. At a club level, he played for the Chiefs, Bayonne and Clermont. He was born in Haʻapai, Tonga. He grew up in Auckland.

Lauaki was diagnosed with heart and kidney problems while playing for Bayonne. He died on 12 February 2017, at the age of 35.[1]

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  1. "Former All Black Sione Lauaki dead, aged 35". The Sydney Morning Herald. 12 February 2017. Retrieved 12 February 2017.

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