How does being an athlete makes you a better person?
It teaches me to set big goals and persevering to achieve those goals while also knowing you have people around you who can help you achieve your goals as well as you helping them to achieve theirs.
What do you like about playing alongside your teammates?
Having a laugh, often sport can become really stressful and a lot of pressure can be induced on a player but being able to enjoy the journey of the sport alongside your teammates makes it all worth it.
What is you ‘WHY’ / the reason or person you play the game for?
For rugby in general, it is knowing that if I can do well in rugby I would feel like I wouldn’t have to work another day in my life because I enjoy what I’m doing.In terms of Fiji Rugby, it is my father and my paternal grandparents. They link me to Fiji and they’ve always wanted to see Fiji reach their true potential.
What’s your favorite song that hypes you up before any game?
I like to be calm before games so Blinded By Your Grace pt.2 Acoustic by Stormzy
What’s your favorite sports movie?
Benchwarmers, Coach Carter
How do you focus before you play?
Write my goals down for the game and reminding myself to stay calm and in the moment – not focussing on the outcome but the process.
After a good performance, what is one thing you always do?
Good an ear-full from my old man on his takeaways of the game and talk to mum.
Do you have a self motivational quote / scripture / other that inspires your performance?
Matthew 6:33 – Don’t be anxious for tomorrow for tomorrow will be anxious in itself. Each day’s evil is sufficient.
How do you relax away from rugby?
Ps4, hanging with the boys
Describe yourself in two words?
What are your plans / dreams after you finish playing rugby?
Run my own gym and have a family.