Lions target young guns

Teenage Scots College talents signed

Wellington Rugby takes unusual step of signing schoolboys TJ Va'a and Malo Tuitama.
 TJ Va'a, Malo Tuitama

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Malo Tuitama

Lions target young guns

Wellington Rugby takes unusual step of signing schoolboys TJ Va'a and Malo Tuitama.

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