The Utah Warriors signed AJ Tuineau for his second Major League Rugby season. The 28-year-old center is 5’11” and 220 lbs.
AJ was born and raised in Utah and grew up in West Valley with 2 brothers, and 5 sisters. He played youth rugby and in Hunter High School. After graduation, he then attended the University of Utah, with the team winning the inaugural 2010 Collegiate Rugby Championship. The team also participated in the National Club 15s Championship.
AJ then continued to play rugby with the West Valley Lions in the local MPD competition and also was selected to play with Utah Selects side in 2017.
AJ has been with the Utah Warriors since 2018. He is married with him and his wife Jenn having a son and two daughters.