Photo Credit -
Radike Samo
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Radike
Samo
Height - 197cm (6'5) Weight - 117kg (258lb)
DOB - July 9, 1976
POB - Nadi
Position - Flanker, Lock, Number 8
Player Type -Athletic, Hitman, Workhorse
High School - Ratu Navula College

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tikina

yasana

CURRENT SEASON

competition

club

games

tries

goals

points

ALL CLUB STATS

Years

competition

club

games

tries

goals

points

2000-2006
2006-2007
2010-2013
2013-2015
2015
2015
2017
Super Rugby
Top 14
Super Rugby
Top League
Super Rugby
NRC
NRC
ACT Brumbies
Stade Francais
Queensland Reds
Kintetsu Liners
Melbourne Rebels
Qld Country
Brisbane City
33
22
33
27
1
2
1
4
6
5
10
0
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
20
30
25
50
0
5
5
119
27
0
135

current season

comp

club

g

t

g

pt

all club stats

Year

club

gp

ts

pt

2000-2006
2006-2007
2010-2013
2013-2015
2015
2015
2017
ACT Brumbies
Stade Francais
Queensland Reds
Kintetsu Liners
Melbourne Rebels
Qld Country
Brisbane City
33
22
33
27
1
2
1
4
6
5
10
0
1
1
20
30
25
50
0
5
5

totals

119
27
135

ALL REPRESENTATIVE

Year

team

gp

ts

pt

2004-2012
Wallabies
23
2
10

ALL REPRESENTATIVE

Years

team

games

tries

goals

points

2004-2012
Wallabies
23
2
0
10
23
2
0
10

Former Wallabies lock and loose forward Radike Samo is known for his athleticism, speed, bruising defense and having a big motor. The decorated Viseisei native cuts an imposing figure on the field and thrilled crowds for over a decade at the top of his game. He is the oldest player to ever play for the Wallabies in a Tr-Nations match (35)

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Samo, who was raised in his mothers village in Narewa, Nadi first made a name for himself with the Brumbies in the early 2000’s showing his wingers speed whilst playing lock, ultimately earning selection for the Wallabies. He won Super Rugby Championships with the franchise in 2001 and 2004. He won a 3rd title in 2011 with the Qld Reds and a Top 14 title in 2007 with French side Stade Francais.

In one of his most memorable moments, Samo scored a 60 metre try against the All-Blacks that was named the IRB try of the year for 2011.

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