Bath fans, get ready to celebrate as we bring you exciting news of the signing of Hame Faiva!
The skilled Italian international hooker has just concluded an impressive stint at the 2023 Rugby World Cup, showcasing his talents in three impactful appearances for the Azzurri against France, New Zealand, and Namibia.
This 29-year-old New Zealand-born player is set to diversify our hooker options, having gained extensive experience across various competitions. Faiva’s recent contributions to the Wellington Hurricanes in Super Rugby highlight his prowess on the field.
Not a stranger to the Premiership, Faiva has previously played for URC side Benetton Rugby and spent time at Worcester Warriors. Johann van Graan, sharing his thoughts on the signing, expressed, “We’re glad to welcome Hame to our team.
“His experience in different environments is extremely valuable to our journey here. I’m excited to see him play and add to the Blue, Black and White, specifically in the set piece and contact areas.”
Faiva will officially join the Bath Rugby family at Farleigh House on Monday, November 20, and is poised to be a strong contender for selection. Get ready to witness his impact on the field!
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