Former Manu Samoa rugby captain Peter Fatialofa has died suddenly in Samoa at the age of 54.
Fatialofa played 34 times for Samoa and led the side to the 1991 World Cup.
Papali'itele Peter Fatialofa, better known as Fats, made his rugby debut for the Ponsonby senior club side in 1980.
He graduated to the Auckland side, made the Samoa national team as a 29-year-old.
Fatialofa played 72 times for Auckland and was a part of their Ranfurly Shield reign from 1985 to 1993.