|Date of birth||16 October 1990|
|Place of birth||Samoa|
|Date of death||6 May 2022(aged 31)|
|Place of death||Montauban, France|
|Height||188 cm (6 ft 2 in)|
|Weight||114 kg (17 st 13 lb; 251 lb)|
|Rugby union career|
Meafua moved to Auckland when he was 14 but did not start playing rugby until he joined Otahuhu at 20 years old. He played for both the Auckland under–21 and Auckland Sevens before moving to Sydney to play for West Harbour in the Shute Shield. Meafua then played for the Greater Sydney Rams and was part of the Waratahs extended training squad.
In 2013 Meafua played for the Samoa sevens team in the World Rugby Sevens Series before in 2015 he moved to France to play for Narbonne in the French Pro D2. He returned to France again in 2018, this time playing for Béziers in the Pro D2 before in 2020 he switched to Montauban.
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