Michael Alaalatoa joined the Manawatu Turbos in 2015 from the Waratahs. The beastly 136kg prop is solid at the set piece, and added some real grunt to the Turbos' front row. For an indication of the man's size, you only have to ask the Italians who dubbed him Jonah Lomu II Colosso.
- Position: Tighthead Prop
- Number of Manawatu Games: 27
- High School Club: Newington College
- Manawatu Club: Feilding Old Boys Oroua
- Nationality: Australian
- Date of Birth: 28 August 1991