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Player Profile - Andrew Durutalo

Position Back Row
Nationality USA
Additional USA Eagles international Andrew Durutalo joined Ealing Trailfinders in time for the 2017-18 season. The back-row forward has played 15 times and scored four tries for the US and played three times at Rugby World Cup 2015, against Samoa, Scotland and Japan. He made his debut against Canada in 2012 and played his most recent appearances for the Eagles against Tonga in San Sebastien in November 2016. Durutalo has also represented the USA at sevens and he was part of the squad that took part in the inaugural rugby sevens tournament at the Rio de Janeiro 2016 Olympic Games. Durutalo was born in New York City to Fijian parents who were studying in the city at the time. The family returned to Fiji when he was young and he grew up playing rugby at Suva Grammar School. He captained Fiji’s U19 and U21 teams and then earned a scholarship to attend Hakuah University in Japan. After appearing at the 2015 World Cup he went onto to play Super Rugby for the Sunwolves in Japan for the 2016 season.