A Wizard From Oz Weaving His Magic at Warriors

Tongan international and former Gordon and Eastern Suburbs prop Ofa Fainga’anuku was a popular and talented Shute Shield player who received an offer in late 2011 to play in Scotland with Glasgow. In March, 2013 the Worcester Warriors signed him to a full contract. Rugby News reproduces here an article published in the Birmingham Mail written by Brian Dick on November 17. ********************* Brian Dick sits down for a chat with Ofa Fainga’anuku Tongan ticket-man Ofa Fainga’anuku has revealed his joy at crossing from ferryman to full time rugby player. The 30-year-old prop told Mercury Sport how even as a ticket salesman for Sydney Ferries he always harboured ambitions to be a professional rugby player. Fainga’anuku spent 18 months working in one of the most famous settings in the world while trying to bridge
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