NameSam Talakai EducationWaverley College Weight116 kg
Height1.83 m RoleRugby Player
Reds prop sam talakai prepares for physical encounter
Sam Talakai (born 4 September 1991), is an Australian rugby union player of Tongan descent. His usual position is prop. He plays for Brisbane City in the National Rugby Championship and for the Queensland Reds in Super Rugby.
Talakai was born in Sydney. He attended Waverley College where he played rugby for the 1st XV team.
Talakai joined the Sydney University club in 2010, and by 2012 was a regular starter in their first grade Shute Shield team. In 2012 he was selected in the Junior Waratahs side to play in the Pacific Rugby Cup, and in 2013 he made his debut off the bench for the Waratahs against the British and Irish Lions. In 2014 he was recruited by Brisbane City coach Nick Stiles to play in the National Rugby Championship.