played around three half-games for us last season, came back injured from Tonga's Pacific Nations Cup campaign and we had a chat about it.
Kolo'ofai may be about to play for Tonga in the Rugby World Cup, but he won't be representing Newcastle Falcons ever again.
American international Todd Clever has filled the gap in Newcastle Falcons' back-row created by the departure of Uili
JUST as he prepares to play for Tonga in the Rugby World Cup, Uili
Kolo'ofai and Newcastle Falcons have severed their ties.
That list includes World Cup participants Josh Furno, Giovanbattista Venditti (Italy), Kane Thompson, Alesana Tuilagi (Samoa), Takulua, Nili Latu, Uili
Kolo'ofai (Tonga), Juan Pablo Socino (Argentina), Eric Fry (USA) and Jon Welsh (Scotland).
BONUS POINT UILI
Kolo'ofai became the third Newcastle Falcon picked by Tonga for the Rugby World Cup, joining Nili Latu and Tane Takulua.
They now face Romania in Bucharest on Saturday, Falcons team-mates Uili
Kolo'ofai and Nili Latu among their touring party.
SIN BIN TONGA look to have missed a trick by leaving Newcastle Falcons' Uili
Kolo'ofai out of their Rugby World Cup squad, despite his return to fitness.
That number includes Nili Latu, Tane Takulua, Uili
Kolo'ofai, Alesana Tuilagi, Kane Thompson, Eric Fry, Josh Furno, Jon Welsh, Giovanbattista Venditti, Juan Pablo Socino, Micky Young, Marcus Watson, Sinoti Sinoti, Gonzalo Tiesi, Andy Tuilagi, Paddy Ryan, Taione Vea and Ruki Tipuna.
Tonga are currently in Surrey preparing for the World Cup, doing so without Uili
Flanker Nili Latu and scrumhalf Tane Takulua have been called up by the Pacific island nation, although there is no place for fellow Falcons Uili
Kolo'ofai and Taione Vea.
International call-ups have deprived the Falcons of the services of Nili Latu, Tane Takulua, Uili
Kolo'ofai, Alesana Tuilagi, Kane Thompson, Eric Fry, Juan Pablo Socino, Jon Welsh, Josh Furno and Giovanbattista Venditti, while injury has ruled out new signings Micky Young, Paddy Ryan, Taione Vea and Marcus Watson.