SIOSIFA TALAKAI

CRONULLA SHARKS

Height: 178 cm

Weight: 100 kg

Date of Birth: 18-04-1997

Birthplace: Auckland, New Zealand

Position: Centre, Second Row

Siosifa Talakai is a promising, hard-hitting individual coming through the ranks of the NRL at the age of 23 years. He is currently playing first grade for the Cronulla Sharks at versatile positions, that of; Centre, second row, lock and front row.

 

Siosifa 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.