NORTH SYDNEY BEARS
Height: 178 cm
Weight: 100 kg
Date of Birth: 18-04-1997
Birthplace: Auckland, New Zealand
Position: Centre, Second Row
Siosifa Talakai is a young junior coming through the ranks of the NRL at the age of 20 years. He is currently playing first grade for the South Sydney Rabbitohs at the position of Centre and occasionally Second Row. He had been signed with the Rabbitohs at a young age and has always been at the club.
Siosifa finally made his debut with the Rabbits on the 5th of June, 2016, scoring a try with his first touch of the football against the Gold Coast Titans. He has also played for the Junior Kiwis in a trial match against the Junior Kangaroos on the 7th of May, 2016. He has played 15 games for the U20's South Sydney side and scored 42 points for them (7 tries, 7 goals). He is also set to play his 9th NRL game as of the 21st of April, 2017.
Throughout 2017, Siosifa played consistent NRL football, making a total of 8 appearances. He recorded a total of 20 tackle breaks, 95 tackles, and 711 running metres.
Siosifa is determined to once again play more NRL football, and is looking forward to the 2018 NRL season.