Feleti Kaitu'u signs new deal with Rugby Australia and Western Force until 2024

Feleti Kaitu’u has played three Tests for Australia
Feleti Kaitu’u has played three Tests for Australia

Feleti Kaitu'u has committed his future to Rugby Australia and Western Force after signing a new contract until the end of 2024 season.

Kaitu'u started his professional rugby career with Queensland Country in 2016 and switched to Western Force in 2018. The 27-year-old has made 48 appearances for the club including 35 Super Rugby games.

Having also represented Australia Under 20 side in the past, Kaitu'u made his Wallabies debut against South Africa in Gold Coast in 2021 and has three caps to his name - all of it coming that year.

“I’m excited to continue our pursuit of perfection every day, every week, and every year. I’m excited by the opportunity to leave the jersey in a better place than it was found," he told the club's official website.

“We want to be the best in all that we do. I hope that through hard work, discipline, and persistence, I can be an example for others.

“The Force has a special place in my heart. The club has made me a better man and a better footballer. I cannot wait to see what the future holds.”

Western Force General Manager of Rugby Matt Hodgson is delighted in securing the services of skipper Kaitu'u for the next two seasons.

“This is a major re-signing and demonstrates the belief from the experienced and young players in what we’re building towards for 2023 and beyond.”

“Feleti’s leadership and quality on and off the field has been invalu