Latu looks back on World U20s Championships

By Pete Fairbairn How’s this for a stat? Of the 28 players who represented Australia at the 2012 World Rugby U20s Championship in South Africa, every single one has since played Rugby to at least a semi-professional level. That’s right; the bare minimum level reached by those in the squad is the Buildcorp National Rugby Championship (NRC). There’s multiple Super Rugby stars, with each of the five Australian franchises represented, Australian Rugby Sevens representatives and even a trio of Wallabies; Liam Gill, Sean McMahon and Chris Feauai-Sautia. And then there’s the Wallabies-in-waiting; players who’ve been involved in Wallaby camps, and will be looking to make the next step in 2016. Guys like Kyle Godwin, and today’s interview subject; Silatolu (Tolu) Latu. “We had a good team in 2012, and unfortunately we just couldn’t get the results at the World Championships,” Latu tells me when I ask him to cast his mind back. “There was so much individual talent withi
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