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"Going back in Top 14 with Grenoble"

  • Tanginoa Halaifonua

Tanginoa Halaifonua is the new FCG player who has travelled the fewest kilometres to Grenoble, having just arrived from Lyon. Discovery of this Tongan player

How are you?

"I just met the players. I've been training with them for a few days. " (interview conducted July 3)

Have you known FCG players before?

"I knew some of the players, the Tongans, like Alaska Taufa and Leva Fifita. And Deon, with whom I played in Lyon. »

Can you tell us about your journey so far?

"I've been in Lyon for 4 seasons. I had been on loan to Massy for a year in Pro D2. It was a good experience for me, I was able to play a lot (19 matches, 4 tries). That's also why I chose to leave Lyon to come back in Pro D2 and play more. But I want to return to the Top 14 with Grenoble. »

What kind of player are you?

"I'm a very physical player, even though I try to do my best technically. I always give my best on the field. »

You're versatile, but what's your preferred position?

"It doesn't matter if it's number eight or flanker, I can play both positions. I can play second line, too. »