Mahonri Schwalger was one of the stand-out hookers of last year’s
Investec Super Rugby competition. The former captain of Samoa and
three time RWC veteran joined forces with Tana Umaga at Counties
Manukau and helped the side to their ITM Cup Championship title
win. A player who possesses outstanding leadership skills, Schwalger
captained Samoa to their historic win over Australia in 2011. He has
played for the Sale Sharks, Llanelli Scarlets, Highlanders, Hurricanes
and Taranaki ITM Cup side.
Q&A with Mahonri
What do you listen to in your headphones during warm up/before games?
Who was influential in your rugby career?
Ian Cooper. He helped me to start my rugby career
Loudest/craziest crowd you've played in front of?
Wales because they are a mad rugby nation
Where is the weirdest place you've had to sign your autograph for a Chiefs fan?
On their head
Who's the most likely to leave bags behind at hotels when you guys are on the road?
If someone made a movie about your life, who would you like to see play the lead role as you?