阿皮-拉圖尼雅拉瓦倫敦愛爾蘭隊從北安普頓聖徒隊簽下斐濟國際鎖匠

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阿皮-拉圖尼雅拉瓦倫敦愛爾蘭隊從北安普頓聖徒隊簽下斐濟國際鎖匠

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拉圖尼亞拉瓦在2019年隨北安普頓贏得了英超橄欖球杯,並在上賽季幫助他們進入英超半決賽。

自2012年首次亮相以來,這位第二排球員已經為國家隊戴上了38個帽子,並在兩屆世界盃上亮相。

"倫敦愛爾蘭隊是一個神奇的俱樂部,我知道我是在球隊旅程中的一個重要時刻加入的,"他告訴流亡者隊的網站。

"對於邁出橄欖球生涯的下一步,我真的很興奮,今年已經在布倫特福德打過球了,我現在迫不及待地要穿上綠色球衣,在倫敦愛爾蘭隊的球迷面前打球。"

拉圖尼亞拉瓦於2012年在新西蘭奧克蘭的北港開始了他的職業生涯,然後在法國的阿根呆了三年。他於2016年轉會到聖徒隊。

他與流亡者隊的合同期限尚未明確。

愛爾蘭隊上賽季在英超聯賽中獲得第八名,有資格參加歐洲冠軍杯,而聖徒隊獲得第四名,並在半決賽中被聯賽冠軍萊斯特老虎隊擊敗。


Last updated on .From the section Rugby Union

Ratuniyarawa won the Premiership Rugby Cup with Northampton in 2019 and helped them reach the Premiership semi-finals last season.

The second-row has 38 caps for his country since making his debut in 2012 and has appeared in two World Cups.

"London Irish is a fantastic club, and I am aware that I am joining at a significant time in the team's journey," he told the Exiles' website .

"I am really excited about taking this next step in my rugby career, and having played in Brentford already this year, I now can't wait to pull on the green jersey and play in front of the London Irish fans."

Ratuniyarawa began his career with North Harbour in Auckland, New Zealand, in 2012 before spending three years at Agen, in France. He moved to Saints in 2016.

The length of his contract with the Exiles has not been specified.

Irish finished eighth in the Premiership last season to qualify for the European Champions Cup, while Saints finished fourth and were beaten in the semi-finals by league winners Leicester Tigers.

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