On this day in 2007, Roy Asotasi captained his country New Zealand for the first time in the Anzac Day Test, in the 30-6 defeat against the Kangaroos.
Asotasi was the sixth Rabbitoh to captain their country. He is considered to be one of the most important player signings for South Sydney since re-instatement in the NRL in 2002.
I was only a kid at 25 and never pictured myself as Captain.Roy Asotasi
Asotasi was also the co-captain of the Rabbitohs at the time with Peter Cusack and later that year he was named the George Piggins Medallist as the Club’s Best and Fairest player.