Major League Rugby 2021

The 2021 Major League Rugby Season featured 30 players with either Fiji born or with Fijian heritage.
LA Giltinis won the title by beating Rugby ATL 31-17 in the final.

Serupepeli Vularika and Jonetani Vasurakuta were part of the squad with Vularika coming off the bench in the final.

Paula Balekana was named in the All-MLR second team at the end of the season.

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16
Most Games

Samu Tawake

2
Most Tries

Joeli Tikoisuva

75
Strike Rate%

Sitiveni Tamaivena

  Club Name Position Games
1 RU New York Samu Tawake PR 16
2 Housten Sabercats Paula Balekana FB 16
3 San Diego Jasa Veremalua FL 15
4 Utah Warriors Tuvere Vugakoto HK 15
5 Utah Warriors Joshua Whippy CE 14
6 Old Glory DC Api Naikatini LK 14
7 Old Glory DC Tevita Naqali LK 14
8 New England Poasa Waqanibau CE 14
9 RU New York Apenisa Cakaubalavu WG 13
10 Housten Sabercats Veramu Dikidikilati CE 13
  Name Tries ST%
1 Sitiveni Tamaivena 6 75
2 Joeli Tikoisuva 6 60
3 Apenisa Cakaubalavu 6 46.15
4 Paula Balekana 6 37.5
5 Samu Tawake 4 25
6 Veramu Dikidikilati 4 30.77
7 Jasa Veremalua 3 20
8 Joshua Whippy 3 21.43
9 Keni Nasoqeqe 2 18.18
10 Tuvere Vugakoto 2 13.33
11 Serupepli Vularika 2 25
12 Osea Kolinisau 2 100
13 Tevita Naqali 2 14.29
14 Tuidraki Samusamuvodre 2 25
15 Andrew Durutalo 1 12.5
16 Naulia Dawai 1 12.5
17 Api Naikatini 1 7.14

The following players have represented the Fiji Sevens Team or the Flying Fijians

1 San Diego Jasa Veremalua FL
2 Seattle Seawolves Naulia Dawai FL
3 Utah Warriors Tuvere Vugakoto HK
4 RU New York Apenisa Cakaubalavu WG
5 RU New York Samu Tawake PR
6 Old Glory DC Osea Kolinisau WG
7 Old Glory DC Api Naikatini LK
8 Rugby ATL Manasa Saulo PR

Following players have played 7’s or 15’s for another nation.

1 Seattle Seawolves Andrew Durutalo USA
2 Seattle Seawolves Sitiveni Tamaivena USA
3 Seattle Seawolves Seta Tuilevuka USA
4 Utah Warriors Joshua Whippy USA

All Fijians in the American Major League Rugby Competition for the 2021 Season

ClubNamePositionGamesTries
1San DiegoSave TotovosauWG70
2San DiegoKeni NasoqeqeFL112
3San DiegoJasa VeremaluaFL153
4Seattle SeawolvesAndrew DurutaloFL81
5Seattle SeawolvesNaulia DawaiFL81
6Seattle SeawolvesSitiveni TamaivenaCE86
7Seattle SeawolvesSuliasi TamaivenaWG70
8Seattle SeawolvesSeta TuilevukaCE80
9Seattle SeawolvesMoses LalasavaWG50
10Nola GoldJoeli TikoisuvaWG106
11Utah WarriorsJared WhippyFB00
12Utah WarriorsJoshua WhippyCE143
13Utah WarriorsTuvere VugakotoHK152
14Utah WarriorsPuna VuliLK00
15RU New YorkApenisa CakaubalavuWG136
16RU New YorkSamu TawakePR164
17Housten SabercatsPaula BalekanaFB166
18Housten SabercatsVeramu DikidikilatiCE134
19Housten SabercatsApisai TauyavucaLK90
20LA GiltinisSerupepli VularikaSH82
21LA GiltinisJonetani VasurakautaWG10
22Rugby ATLMaciu KoroiN800
23Rugby ATLManasa SauloPR110
24Old Glory DCOsea KolinisauWG22
25Old Glory DCApi NaikatiniLK141
26Old Glory DCTevita NaqaliLK142
27New EnglandJosateki DegeiFB30
28New EnglandPeceli RinakamaWG40
29New EnglandTuidraki SamusamuvodreWG82
30New EnglandPoasa WaqanibauCE140

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