Epeli Rakai

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Epeli Rakai
Date of birthcirca 1961 (age 5859)
Place of birth Fiji
Height5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Weight210 lb (95 kg)
Rugby union career
Position(s) Hooker
Senior career
1982-1987 Suva ()
National team(s)
1983-1987 Fiji 17 (0)

Epeli Rakai (born circa 1961) is a Fijian former rugby union footballer. He played as hooker.



His first international cap for Fiji was during the match against Solomon Islands, in Apia, on 8 September 1983. He also took part at the 1987 Rugby World Cup, playing two matches with the quarter-final lost to France being his last international cap. Rakai was also part of the South Pacific Barbarians, a team made up of Fijian, Tongan and Samoan players who played a rebel tour in South Africa, [1] among which were present his teammates who played in Suva, such as Severo Koroduadua, Paulo Nawalu and Sairusi Naituku. [2] [3]


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