A search is underway in Houma beach today Sunday 8 after a man was reported missing in the blow holes area.
Unconfirmed reports said the man and another man jumped into the water before he failed to resurface. The other man was reportedly rescued.
Police could not be reached for confirmation.
A spokesperson for Tonga Marist Rugby Club told Kaniva News the missing man was talented and had a successful career in rugby.
He said the man was a member of a team of rugby players who were selected to go to Romania last year.