Super Rugby: Alofa Alofa Dazzles on Waratahs Debut

by Brendan Bradford - “You’ve gotta keep the day job while you’re looking for that contract,” said hot-stepping winger Alofa Alofa in June last year. Back in union with West Harbour after a stint in league proved unsuccessful, Alofa was searching for his opportunity in the professional ranks while making ends meet by working in a dental clinic in Mascot. He was the Shute Shield’s leading try-scorer and was turning heads with each five-pointer but the most likely option was a move to France. That all changed when he answered a call from an unfamiliar number and the voice on the phone said "This is Michael Cheika". Two weeks later he was on a plane to Argentina with the NSW Barbarians and now, barely half a year on, he’s dazzled the crowd in his home debut at Allianz Stadium in a trial match agai
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