San Diego Legion re-signed Savenaca Totovosau for the 2021 Major League Rugby season. The 24-year-old Fijian wing (25 in January) is 6’2″, and 216 lbs.
Save started all five matches during the truncated 2020 MLR season. During 2019, he played in 9 matches for the Legion, including in the MLR Championship. He played 369 minutes, scoring 6 tries, carried the ball 29 times for 306 meters, had 3 linebreaks, 3 tackle breaks, 5 offloads, and made 38 tackles.
Savenaca is from Lautoka, Fiji, and attended Marist Brothers’ High School and Fiji National University where he studied information technology networking. While in high school, he earned a bronze medal in the shot put and played in 2019 for the Under-19s.
Savenaca is married with two daughters, so playing professionally provides economic support for his family.
During 2018 he played with the Easts Tigers in Brisbane, Australia, and helped the team to a top-four finish. The team was part of Queensland Premier Rugby. He is described as a player who is fast, has the ability to break tackles, and is a proven try scorer.
Savenaca signed with the San Diego Legion for 2019 and scored six tries in ten matches. He continued in 2020 starting on the right wing and in 2021 he should have another breakout season.