From a Chief to a Brive - Waqaniburotu
26 April, 2012
|Dominiko Waqaniburotu (centre) leads the Flying FIjians back to the changing rooms at Churchill Park during the 2011 Pacific Nations Cup. |
26 year old former Fijian captain and Flanker, Dominiko Waqaniburotu has signed on with French Top 14 side, Brive.
Waqaniburotu captained Fiji at the 2010 Pacific Nations Cup and was a member of the 2011 Rugby World Cup Fiji Team.
He signed a two year contract from the New Zealand outfit the Chiefs in Hamilton and will join Brive even if they are relegated.
Waqaniburotu capped 10 times for Fiji had a modest 2011 Rugby World Cup that ended with a three-week ban for a dangerous tackle on South African fullback Patrick Lambe.
Fiji was thrashed by South Africa in that game 49 – 3.
Brive are involved in a battle for the second and last relegation spot and are presently third from bottom above Bayonne only on better points difference with just two games remaining.