League: Fifita eyeing switch to rugby

Andrew Fifita. Photo / Getty Images
Andrew Fifita. Photo / Getty Images

Cronulla prop Andrew Fifita is reportedly considering a switch to rugby union.

An Australian Rugby Union spokeswoman confirmed to The Daily Telegraph that Fifita met Wallabies coach Ewen McKenzie last weekend, although she could not say whether things would move beyond that meeting.

The newspaper reported that the 24-year-old has also recently changed management, and is now working with Sutherland Shire accountant Greg Willett, who also manages McKenzie.

Willett also attended the weekend meeting, but would not detail what was said.

Fifita has had a remarkable rise this year, making his NSW Origin debut in June and then featuring in the Kangaroos' successful World Cup campaign.

- AAP

Get the news delivered straight to your inbox

Receive the day’s news, sport and entertainment in our daily email newsletter

SIGN UP NOW
Stats provided by

© Copyright 2016, NZME. Publishing Limited

Assembled by: (static) on production apcf04 at 27 Jun 2016 00:32:08 Processing Time: 443ms