David Fa’alogo

New Zealand international representative back rower who made his mark in the NRL with the South Sydney Rabbitohs before joining the Huddersfield Giants in the English Super League.

Fa’alogo won the George Piggins Medal for the Rabbitohs best and fairest player in 2006 before representing the Kiwis in 2008 at the Rugby League World Cup.

After leaving the NRL in 2009, Fa’alogo signed a four-year deal with the Huddersfield Giants from 2010 where he has since represented the Exiles in the inaugural International Origin match in 2011 against England.

Fa’alogo is now back in the NRL after signing a one year contract with the Newcastle Knights for the 2013 season.

On 31 October 2014, Fa’alogo re-signed with the Knights on a 1-year contract.

On 8 August 2015, Fa’alogo announced his immediate retirement from rugby league due to a neck injury. He finished having played 198 games in the NRL.