Old Glory DC signed Tevita Naqali for the 2020 Major League Rugby season. The 25-year-old Fijian lock is 6’6″ and 243 lbs. He also has played blindside flanker and No.8.
Tevita is from Nadroga, Fiji and attended Suva Grammar School where he studied Technical Science. He then attended Fiji National University where he graduated in 2011 with a degree in telecommunication and networking.
Tevita played for Fiji Bati in 2010 and was selected for the U18s tour to Australia. From 2011-2016 he played for the Covenant Brothers. For the first year, he played with the U20s before moving to the Senior side the following year. He also played for the Suva Provincial Club.
Covenant Brothers Ministry Jan 2011 – Jun 2016 Started playing from the U20 grade (2011) till i was drafted up to the premier team (2012-2016).
Tevita played for the Fijian Drua for two seasons since 2018 in the Australian National Rugby Championship. He also played for Valladolia RAC in Spain in the Division de Honor de Rugby in 2019, as well as for Fijian Latui that was part of the Global Rapid Rugby Showcase Series.
Old Glory DC Comments
On joining Old Glory, Naqali said, “I’m grateful and excited for the new opportunity to be part of the Old Glory Rugby Family throughout the 2019 season. I’m looking forward to giving my best every single day to achieve the clubs goals.”