8 Jan 2014

Melbourne Rebels sign young rugby centre Foketi

4:00 pm on 8 January 2014

The Melbourne Rebels Super Rugby team have bolstered their backline depth with the signing of the Australian under-20s representative centre, Lalakai Foketi.

Foketi has been has been added as a supplementary squad member, after impressing coach Tony McGahan.

The 19-year-old says he's eyeing a place in the main squad, and will be pushing hard for a place on the bench as the season progresses.

The Rebels play their first Super Rugby trial against the NSW Waratahs in Albury on February 1.