Ropate Rinakama

Ropate Rinakama

Prop

DOB 17 Jan 1988
Birthplace ,
Weight 116 KG
Height 1.85 M

Ropate Rinakama joined Warriors in November 2019 on a short-term contract as a 'medical joker' to provide cover for the injured Nick Schonert and Farai Mudariki.

He made his club debut for Cavaliers as a replacement in a Premiership Rugby Shield match at Sixways in November 2019.

Rinakama made two more Cavaliers appearances before his contract expired in early January 2020.

The tighthead prop won three caps for Fiji in 2017 and 2018 and played alongside Warriors hooker Matt Moulds and scrum-half Jono Kitto for Northland in New Zealand.

He also turned out for Grenoble in France’s Top 14 as a medical joker in 2017-18 and for Singapore's Asia Pacific Dragons in the Global Rapid Rugby competition in 2019.