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Discussion started by Faithful_City (IP Logged), 31 October, 2019 17:37
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Faithful_City
31 October, 2019 17:37
Here's the Schonert medical cover

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The Offy

Warriors have recruited Fiji international tighthead prop Ropate Rinakama on a short-term contract as a ‘medical joker’.

Rinakama, 31, won three caps between 2017 and 2018 and has played alongside Warriors hooker Matt Moulds and scrum-half Jono Kitto for Northland in New Zealand.

Rinakama has also played for Grenoble in France’s Top 14 as a medical joker in 2017/18 and for Singapore-based Asia Pacific Dragons in this year’s Global Rapid Rugby competition.

https://warriors.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/ropateweb.jpg


“We have been looking to bring in an experienced tighthead prop since Nick Schonert suffered a knee ligament injury last month,” said Warriors Director of Rugby Alan Solomons.

“Ropate has already played for Grenoble as a medical joker and, having played alongside Matt and Jono for Northland, it should help him to settle in quickly here.


Full Article Here

JP

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Faithful_City
31 October, 2019 17:45
A few stats

Full name     Ropate R. Rinakama
Born          January 17, 1988
Current age   31 years 287 days
Major teams   Grenoble, North Harbour, Northland, Fiji
Position      Prop
Height        6 ft 0 in
Weight        255 lb - 18st 3lbs

Test Career
Not started a full International but has been replacement in 3 matches

JP



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Faithful_City
31 October, 2019 17:54

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Faithful_City
31 October, 2019 18:03
http://fcgrugby.com/uploads/media/post_image/0001/08/thumb_7014_post_image_big.jpeg

He Likes to run!!


JP

centrethere
centrethere
31 October, 2019 19:56
Good news

Offa
Offa
01 November, 2019 11:51
Presumably Solly will have sat down with MM to discuss his scrummaging. Fingers crossed this works out well.


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