Sam Talakai
Position Prop


Sydney-born Sam Talakai made the move north to Brisbane following Sydney University’s 2014 Shute Shield season, joining Brisbane City for the inaugural National Rugby Championship and  a shot at a professional contract. His performances in the NRC impressed Reds forwards coach Nick Stiles and he was signed to an Elite Development Squad contract. He went on to be a regular starter for the Reds in the 2015 Super Rugby season and earn a spot in the Senior Squad for 2016.