Cap No 1165
Sean Alfred Uilisi ‘Willis’ Halaholo was named in Wayne Pivac’s first Wales squad at the end of 2019 but had to withdraw through injury before the squad met up.
With a number of injuries sustained in the opening round of the 2021 Guinness Six Nations against Ireland, Halaholo, alongside regional teammates James Botham and Lloyd Williams were called into the squad prior to the second round clash against Scotland.
He was was named in the 2007 New Zealand Secondary Schools team alongside All Blacks Tawera Kerr-Barlow, Elliot Dixon and Charlie Ngatai for their tour of Australia.
He also played for Tonga U20 at the 2009 IRB Junior World Championship in Japan.
His senior career began with Southland in 2013 and after catching the eye in the ITM Cup, he was named in the Hurricanes squad for the 2015 Super Rugby season.
He earned a place in the 2016 starting team which won the Hurricanes’ first Super Rugby title, defeating the Lions 20-3 in the final at Westpac Stadium. At the conclusion of the 2016 Mitre 10 Cup he joined the Cardiff Blues.