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Friday Jan 13, 2023

Rupeni Caucaunibuca - What if?

One of the most flamboyant and exciting players to have ever played the game, Rupeni Caucaunibuca was often described as being one of the world’s greatest-ever wingers.

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It was in 2003 that the flying Fijian came to light with his incredible individual tries in that year’s world cup. Almost impossible to stop one on one, Caucaunibuca was lightening fast and had incredible strength, capable of shrugging off defenders much larger than him.

During his early days he formed a devastating wing partnership with Joe Rokocoko for the Blues; among a host of other legends of the game.

Following on from his early career exploits, Caucaunibuca moved to France and went on to win France’s Player of the Year award in 2006, as well as multiple top try scorer awards.

Unfortunately due to his lack of discipline and other issues, Caucaunibuca never quite hit his astronomical potential. This led many fans and pundits to ponder the question, what if?

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