LOPETI TIMANI Athletes Gel Ambassador

Lopeti Timani (born 28 September 1990) is a Tongan-born, Australian professional rugby union footballer. His usual position is Number Eight or Flanker. After two seasons with the NSW Waratahs in Super Rugby, he signed on to play for the Melbourne Rebels in 2014Lopeti Timani was born in the Tongan village of Navutoka. His older brothers Sione Timani and Sitaleki Timani are both international rugby players.

He attended Tonga College 'Atele on Tonga. In 2008 he was selected for Tonga's under-20s rugby world championship team at the age of 17, but could not play because of the minimum age limit of 18 imposed by the International Rugby Board. At age 18 he moved to Australia and switched codes, playing rugby league for the Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs in the NRL's Toyota Cup competition in 2009 and 2010.

In 2011, Timani returned to rugby union, joining the Junior Waratahs professional squad where he played in the Pacific Rugby Cup. He played for the Southern Districts Rugby Club in the Shute Shield, where he developed his ability to play at lock in addition to the back row.

He signed an extended player squad contract with the Waratahs for the 2012 season, and made his Super Rugby debut against the Reds in round one. He played against the British & Irish Lions in 2013. Timani signed with the Melbourne Rebels for the 2014 and 2015 seasons. In 2016, Timani debuted for Australia against Argentina in Perth before getting his run on debut against Argentina at Twickenham Stadium in London. This was seen as Timani's break out game as he continued as starting no.8 for his next 4 appearances. 

Timani recommitted to Australia Rugby until 2019 and is currently with the Melbourne Rebels, turning down lucrative offers form Europe.

Me and the team tried it at training and man! We love it!


Is it cheaper buying directly from Athletes Gel?

No. Purchasing through this page is no different to purchasing directly through our store. Funds generated through this page support athletes, grassroots clubs and the sporting community.

What makes Athletes Gel so good?

Firstly, we are Aussie made, use all natural ingredients and are Paraben free. We use 4 active ingredients and the quality and quantity we use makes us one of the strongest available products anywhere in the world.

How often should I apply the gel?

Apply as needed and use only as directed. Up to 4 times daily.

How is Athletes Gel developed?

Athletes Gel is a topical formula developed in conjunction with some of the planets best athletes. Over 150 sports people tested our gel in their environments and had three major requirements. Better performance, accelerated recovery and rapid relief when it was needed. 

The product is manufactured in an approved TGA facility at Quest Pharmaceuticals in Melbourne, Australia.

Is Athletes Gel TGA approved?

Yes. We are fully certified with Therapeutic Goods Australia (TGA). License Number - AUST L 295444.

Does Athletes Gel pass WADA and ASADA testing?

 Yes. The Athletes Gel formula has been successfully tested internationally and has passed anti-doping authority check lists for banned substances.

What results can I expect?

Commonwealth Games sprinters from 2 countries noticed faster recovery from hamstring strains, our WSL Pro Surfers had improved flexibility in their hip flexors and both of our World Champion Kayakers were amazed at the relief they got through their shoulders and lower back during training. At every stage, under any circumstance, the athletes who took part, were blown away with the individual results they got from the product they had a hand in developing and that's what we we bring to you now. 

Use only as directed.

Is Athlete Gel all natural?

Athletes Gel uses Clove, Wintergreen, Arnica and Capsaicin as its major ingredients.

These are some of the most powerful natural plants that assist in pain relief, inflammation and eventual recovery from a range of ailments. These scientifically proven ingredients are sourced from Australian Therapeutic Goods Manufacturers & Suppliers and are traditionally used in Western Herbal Medicine.

What can Athletes Gel be used to treat?

This fast acting, Australian made Gel is perfect for those dealing with pain, bruises, inflammation, muscle aches, stiff joints, osteoarthritis and for massage therapy.

What happens if Athletes Gel is consumed?


Athletes Gel is one of the strongest listed topical formulas in the market. Although this product is all-natural, plant substances are still known to contain chemicals that are harmful to swallow.

If swallowed call the Poisons Information Line 24 hours a day from anywhere in Australia on 13 11 26. If the person is showing signs of being seriously ill, such as vomiting, loss of consciousness, drowsiness or they are having breathing difficulties, call triple zero 000 for an ambulance or take the person to the closest medical emergency department.

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