Semisi Naevo
Date of birth 3 May, 1976
Place of birth Nawaka, Nadi, Fiji

Ratu Meli Semisi Saukawa Naevo (born 3 May 1976 in Nawaka, Nadi, Fiji) is a Fijian rugby union footballer. He plays as a Lock. His nickname is Man Mountain. He is the younger son of Nawaka chief Ratu Apisai Naevo and brother of former Fiji Representative Apenisa Naevo.

Semisi is 1.97m tall(6'5) and weighs 98kg.He plays sevens for the Fiji national team. He is the current captain of the Fiji team. He is a strong tackler with good line-out skills, He also has the speed for sevens. His ball-hunting skills earned him his first cap in the 2006 Pacific 5 Nations tournament where he stalked the Samoans from the side of the scrum to help Fiji win 23-20. He has made an excellent name for himself in the Fiji sevens team with outstanding performances in his first outing at the Argentina and Wellington 2002.He is a member of the 2005 Rugby World Cup Sevens team. his speed and aerial skills made him a menace. He was bestowed with the captaincy role for the last two tournaments of the 2005-06 IRB 7s Series, and it was fitting that he lifted the London Sevens trophy and also the IRB sevens trophy.He was also part of the 2002 Commonwealth Games in Manchester where Fiji won silver medal when they were defeated by New Zealand in the final.

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