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NSW Waratahs confirm the signing of Fijian International Nemani Nadolo

The NSW Waratahs can today confirm the signing of Fijian International Nemani Nadolo on a one-year deal for the 2023 Super Rugby Pacific season.

One of world rugby’s box workplace players, Nadolo joins the Waratahs with an illustrious Test and membership resume, including a wealth of expertise, length, and enjoy to the Waratahs’ backline.

Born in Sigatoka, Fiji, Nadolo moved to Brisbane at three months of age before attending Nudgee College and representing the Queensland Schoolboys team.

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The large ball-carrying winger made his Test debut for Fiji in 2010, wherein Waratahs Head Coach Darren Coleman turned into the Assistant Coach, towards Australia and has scored 22 attempts in 32 Tests and starred for the Flying Fijians within the 2015 Rugby World Cup.

The Fijian flyer is no stranger to the Waratahs as he turned into at first shriveled to the group in 2008. Limited opportunities saw Nadolo head abroad, with stints in France, England, and Japan earlier than returning to Super Rugby with the Crusaders.

Nadolo changed into one of the standout players for the Crusaders in 2014, finishing the season because the opposition’s same leading attempt-scorer with 12 attempts, which include scoring of their Super Rugby Final loss to the Waratahs.

Stints at Montpellier and the Leicester Tigers followed, with Nadolo completing the 2021-22 season with ten attempts from 21 suits in his most latest season for the Tigers in Premiership Rugby.

After a stellar club profession spanning Europe and New Zealand, the Fijian winger was excited to go back to Australia and play for the Waratahs.

When the clock strikes 12 on New Year’s Day, the countdown to Super Rugby Pacific well and truly begins.

NSW Waratahs Nemani Nadolo scoring for Fiji against Georgia in 2020 Autumn Nations Cup

Nemani Nadolo stated, “Who would’ve idea after leaving these doors 12 years ago I’d get another opportunity to be a part of the membership again.

“I’m thankful to Darren and the board for having faith in me and giving me any other possibility.

“NSW are heading inside the proper direction and I’m happy I may be a part of their adventure.”

Waratahs Head Coach Darren Coleman changed into thrilled to feature every other experienced Test participant with a completely unique factor of difference to his roster.

“We’ve all seen what Nemani has carried out in World Rugby inside the final ten years and it’s noticeably exciting to have him in a sky-blue jersey,” Coleman stated.

“One of the matters we recognized from our season evaluate turned into the need to feature some size and strength to our roster, and Nemani brings a number of length and physicality for you to upload an additional size to our team.

“He’s stimulated to get again to Sydney have some other crack at Super Rugby and push his claims to get in the Fijian Test team for their 2023 Rugby World Cup marketing campaign,”

Nadolo will be a part of the squad on December 1 for the Waratahs’ pre-season.

The NSW Waratahs are also pleased to announce the signing of loosehead prop Tom Lambert on a -year deal, bolstering the team’s the front-row shares ahead of their 2023 Super Rugby Pacific marketing campaign.

A made from the NSW pathways, born in Sydney and schooled at Trinity Grammar School, Lambert represented Australian Schools and became a part of the Waratahs Academy before heading distant places to Scotland in 2020.

Lambert represented Scotland’s below-20s side during the 2020 Six Nations and signed with Glasgow Warriors on an academy settlement earlier than graduating to the main crew in 2021

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The Australia-born prop has spent two seasons with the Warriors and brings invaluable European the front-row experience to the Waratahs beforehand of their 2023 marketing campaign.

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