October 07, 2022
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Wong excited to don Fiji Bati jumper

Fiji Bati second rower Siua Wong is excited and ready to represent his home nation at the Rugby League World Cup.
 
The 19-year-old from Nairai Island in Lomaiviti with maternal links in Tonga said he is doing it all for his family.
 
“I get to represent my family, especially my grandfather and I am very proud to put on that Bati jersey to represent them,” Wong said.
 
The Sydney Rooster player said it was important adding on to a journey he had begun when he begun playing at a younger age.
 
“It was one of the first nations I got to represent growing up in Auckland and playing in the Pacific Youth Cup and it is great to be able to do it on the big stage.
 
Wong added coming off a strong National Rugby League season, he was ready to continue on the Fiji campaign.
 
By Noa Biudole
 


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