2018 New Recruits - Christian Kagiassis
By Samuel Lindsay
If you've been following Shute Shield Rugby for the past few seasons, you've likely come across the name Christian Kagiassis. The self-confessed '
Dusted off the boots last Saturday in our first trial against Gordon after a long pre-season, how did you feel you went personally?
I had been waiting for this moment for a long time and was quite eager to play my first game for the club. I felt like I played well, contributed when I needed to,
You spent a few years at the Parramatta Eels playing in the Harold Matthews Cup and SG Ball, looking back what made you trade Rugby League for Union?
I started playing rugby league when I was 4 years old and only played my first game of union at 15 years. As the years
From there you've spent a number of seasons at Sydney University and enjoyed plenty of success through their Colts setup. What was behind the decision to have a crack with Souths in 2018?
I've always admired the culture and the passion the fans and players always exhibit and the style of rugby Souths play
You've linked up with the NSW Country Eagles for the past two years, what have you made of those experiences and how has that helped your development?
The last two NRC seasons have been awesome, being a part of a side with a bunch of Super players and even Wallabies has helped me gain an insight into what is needed to be successful at the next level.
Settling into a new club this season and looking to switch to a different position, do you have any goals you've set yourself for the upcoming season?
Since I was young I've always wanted to play professionally, so my major goal is to get a pro contract and play at the highest level possible.
To be a part of
I'm really looking forward to creating a successful combination with everyone in the backline, but in particular Rohan (Saifoloi) and (Dewet) Roosy I am most keen to play alongside.
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