Former All Blacks Sione Lauaki marries in Cook Island

Former All Blacks Sione Lauaki has married his Cook Island fiancée Stephanie Mataroa.

The wedding was celebrated at the Crown Beach Resort and Spa in Cook Island Wednesday 7 according to Cook Island News.

It was attended by current All Blacks Liam Messam, Jerome Kaino, Sam Whitelock, NZ Warriors winger Manu Vatuvei and Lauaki’s brother Epalahame, also a former NZ Warrior and Kiwi test player.

The 33-year-old Tongan-born flanker / number eight made his debut for the All Blacks in 2005 against Fiji.

His final match for New Zealand was in 2008 against Samoa. During his time with the All Blacks he was capped 17 times and scored three tries.

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