Prop Fifita ends Wakefield stint to retire-ZoomTech News

David Fifita, recognized affectionally as ‘The Huge Bopper’, performed 153 video games for Trinity in two spells

Prop David Fifita has performed his final sport of his second stint with Wakefield Trinity, after he returned to Australia and confirmed his retirement.

The 34-year-old has performed 183 profession video games, with 153 of these for Trinity.

Tonga ahead Fifita, who additionally performed for Cronulla in Australia, returned mid-season to assist Wakefield’s struggle their now all-but-confirmed relegation.

“I can not thank Dave sufficient for coming over how he did and serving to proceed our struggle,” mentioned boss Mark Applegarth.

“It exhibits the mark of his character and him as an individual. We want him and his household all one of the best with their new addition and I am certain all people understands that household comes first.”

Fifita’s ultimate sport was final Friday’s defeat by Catalans Dragons, which leaves them 4 factors behind Castleford – who’ve a superior factors distinction.

Trinity would wish to win each remaining video games in opposition to top-six hopefuls Leigh and Hull KR, with Castleford failing to safe one other level in video games in opposition to Wigan and Leeds, with a 32-point swing.

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