The Toronto Arrows re-signed Lolani Faleiva for the 2023 Major League Rugby season. The 23-year-old loosehead prop (24 in February) is 6’5″ and 285lbs.
Lolani made14 appearances for the Arrows in 2022. He carried 76 times for 595 meters, beat 19 defenders, made 10 offloads, and scored 4 tries.
Lolani is from Napier, New Zealand, and attended Napier Boys High School. He played rugby there and spent time with the Hurricanes as an under-17 development athlete. He played for the Netherlands club Bassets in the 2019 Dutch Ereklasse.
He played his club rugby with Hawke’s Bay club side Taradale and helped the Maroons to the prestigious Nash Cup-Maddison Trophy double in 2021.
Lolani joined the Arrrows after playing with Hawkes Bay in the New Zealand National Provincial Championship and played also played with the team in 2022.