Mark Nawaqanitawase

Biography

As a graduate of the Gen Blue Academy, Mark Nawaqanitawase did not have a traditional rise to NSW Waratahs, with the winger taking every opportunity after arriving in the NSW Rugby pathway later than most. A product out of St Pat’s Strathfield, Mark impressed with his showings for the Australia U20s side at the Oceania and World Championships last year. Nawaqanitawase is an exciting attacking prospect having been named the Dave Dennis Elite Youth Development Player of the Year for 2019. His meteoric rise also saw him debut for the NSW Country Eagles in 2019, before making his Super rugby debut against the Crusaders to start 2020.