PLAYERS | Josaia Dakuitoga

Panther 362

7 matches [1994-1995]

4 points [1 try]

Stats: themightypanthers.com/players_dakuitoga-josaia.htm

Fiji born winger who appeared for the national team at the 1992 World Sevens pre-tournament.

He was recruited by the Panthers in 1994 alongside teammate Livai Nalagilagi, making his first grade debut in the Round 9 clash versus Western Suburbs at Campbelltown, coming off the bench.

He made a total of 6 appearances, scoring a try in his second appearance in the 26-all draw versus Illawarra the week after his debut.

He would be part of the 1995 squad but would make just the solitary appearance in the final round match versus Parramatta.

Named in the 1995 Fiji World Cup squad, he would remain in England after the tournament where he ran out for Sheffield in the 1995/96 Championship season.

After retirement, he would be named the Fiji national coach – firstly for the 2008 World Cup tournament and has been recently has returned to the role for the upcoming 2021 edition.

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