Signing an All Blacks fly-half entering his prime at the age of 26 is a huge move for Wasps. In Lima Sopoaga, director of rugby Dai Young has a No 10 for the next three years (at least) who can take the club back to the top in Europe.
What has he achieved?
Sopoaga has been playing Super Rugby going back to 2011, with the highlight of his time in Dunedin being the franchise’s first Super Rugby title in 2015, when, against the odds, they stormed Wellington to defeat the Hurricanes. As a result, the Highlanders became the fifth and final New Zealand franchise to win a Super Rugby title.
The fly-half was the architect in a Highlanders side which finished the year having scored 63 tries, while Sopoaga also finished as the tournament’s top points scorer with 191.
An outstanding Test debut followed later that year, one of the finest in recent memory for the All Blacks, when Sopoaga was picked to...
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