The 30-times-capped international lock arrived at The Stoop late last year, joining from Newcastle Falcons following the conclusion of Fiji’s 2019 World Cup campaign in Japan.
“I grew up in Suva and Fiji has the most passionate rugby fans you will ever meet,” he said about his pride in representing the Londoners.
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“The country follows all rugby clubs across the world that have Fijian players in their squads. You would see Harlequins jerseys constantly while growing up and people would talk about how they played.
“Since joining the club, I’ve had the pleasure of wearing the jersey 15 times so far and have loved every minute of it. While I obviously hope to bring a level of physicality to the game as a second row, Quins are a club that plays attractive rugby and I really value that. I’m delighted to be able to extend my time here.”
? "I'm here to take the team forward."
— Harlequins ? (@Harlequins) February 27, 2020
Quins boss Paul Gustard added: “We’re delighted ‘Tex’ has agreed to extend his time at the club. He has been a physically dominant presence and consistently secured Quins the type of gain line success that is so crucial in modern rugby – as both a destructive tackler and carrier.
“He’s a Fijian boy with real character and adds far more than just his outstanding contributions on the pitch, he’s a popular figure around the training ground. We’re delighted to have Tex extend his time with the club as we continue to build strong foundations for success.”
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