Vesinia Schaaf Taufa
Position Backrow
Date of birth 22 November 1990
Height 166cm
Weight 80kg


A powerful backrower hailing from Western Australia, Vesinia will add some extra bulk to the Wallaroos pack. Originally born in New Zealand, Vesinia has Rugby coursing through her veins – she has three sisters and three brothers and all of whom (excluding one sister) have played rugby. Even her dad still plays. At Palmyra Rugby Union Club in Perth, she has carved out a reputation as a hard-nosed defender who is willing to put in the hard yards. She has

Palmyra Rugby Union Club standout Schaaf-Taufa was rewarded for an outstanding season at club and state level with selection in the Wallaroos squad.


Schaaf-Taufa was selected to represent Australia at the International Women's Rugby Series in New Zealand.