|Date of birth||19 August 1991|
|Place of birth||Samoa|
|Height||1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)|
|Weight||98 kg (15 st 6 lb; 216 lb)|
|School||De La Salle College, New Zealand|
|University||Yamanashi Gakuin University, Japan|
|Rugby union career|
Timothy Lafaele (Japanese: , born 19 August 1991) is a Samoan-born, Japanese international rugby union player who plays as a fly-half or centre. He currently plays for the Sunwolves in Super Rugby and the Coca-Cola Red Sparks in Japan's domestic Top League. He received Japanese citizenship in 2017.
Lafaele received his first call-up for his adopted country Japan's senior squad ahead of the 2016 end-of-year rugby union internationals. He debuted as a second-half replacement in new head coach, Jamie Joseph's first game, a 54-20 loss at home to Argentina.