Harlequins more than confident in signing of 35-year-old Fijian flyer Vereniki Goneva

first_imgWednesday Jul 3, 2019 Harlequins more than confident in signing of 35-year-old Fijian flyer Vereniki Goneva Harlequins today confirmed that winger Vereniki Goneva will be joining the club from Newcastle Falcons for the 2019/20 season. The Fijian flyer played three seasons at the Falcons, after joining them from Leicester Tigers.ADVERTISEMENTThe prolific try-scorer has played 55 times for Fiji, scoring 20 international tries. In the Premiership he’s averaged a try every other match across his appearances for both Leicester Tigers and Newcastle Falcons.“It’s a real coup for us to secure the signing of Niki to bolster our squad from next season,” said Head of Rugby Paul Gustard of the now 35-year-old.“With Tim’s [Visser] retirement at the end of last season we have been looking to bring in quality to supplement our very exciting young wingers in Gabs and Cadan, and there is no doubt Niki is real quality. Pundits and media alike have commented on his age consistently over the last few years but it is of no concern to me for I have seen one of his passports and it said he was only 28 so we are happy!“His mixture of strength and speed, coupled with his experience and his continued determination and desire to succeed will complement the strengths of our current players. He has been a success wherever he has been because he is talented and competitive but primarily because he is positive and a good human being. We welcome him and his partner Raijeli to the Club.”Harlequins’ amusing signing announcement featured current winger Gabriel IbitoyeADVERTISEMENTAble to play both wing and centre, the 6’2″, 102kg Goneva said that he’s looking forward to playing for his Dad’s favourite team.“After playing in the Premiership for the last six years I am really excited to be joining Quins, whom I have always admired as one of the big English clubs.“They were the first Club that I had a jersey for as my Dad bought me one when I was very little because it is his favourite team, and so I have always had an affinity for them. I cannot wait to join up with my new teammates and look forward to pulling on that famous quartered jersey and running out at The Stoop next season.”ADVERTISEMENT Posted By: rugbydump Share Send Thanks Sorry there has been an error News Related Articles 25 WEEKS AGO Exeter vs Toulouse is off as a number of… 25 WEEKS AGO Danny Cipriani leaves Gloucester with immediate… 25 WEEKS AGO ‘Aphiwe can’t believe it. We were starting… From the WebThis Video Will Soon Be Banned. Watch Before It’s DeletedSecrets RevealedYou Won’t Believe What the World’s Most Beautiful Girl Looks Like TodayNueeyUrologists Stunned: Forget the Blue Pill, This “Fixes” Your EDSmart Life ReportsGranny Stuns Doctors by Removing Her Wrinkles with This Inexpensive TipSmart Life ReportsIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier Living30+ Everyday Items with a Secret Hidden PurposeNueeyThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancellast_img

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