BAYONNE / STADE TOULOUSAIN
Born : 24/04/1984 in Suva
1,94 m - 112 kg
Akapusi Qera made a name of himself during the 2007 Rugby World Cup, organized in France, when Fijis won against Wales and made their way to the quarter finals. During this competition, Qera was considered many times as "Man of the Match", and had a great role to play in the great performances of his national team.
After the RWC, he joined Gloucester, where he stayed until January 1st 2014. He played 142 games for the english club, where he was famous for his great defensive skills, but also for his powerful tackles and the many tries he scored.
During the 2012-2013 season, he was in the list of the pre-selected players considered as the best in Aviva Premiership.
Qera proved in Gloucester he was amazing...try scorer. His strength allowed him to score no less than 33 tries for the english club. And this is in extraordinary number for a flanker.
Akapusi has 35 caps with Fijis. He played the two last World Cup.