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The Rugby Bricks Podcast

Jan 22, 2020

Lima Sopoaga is a professional rugby union player who has played for the Wellington Lions & Southland Stags in New Zealand's provincial competition before joining the Highlanders and eventually making his debut for the All Blacks in 2015. Sopoaga is now playing for the Wasps in the Gallagher Premiership.

Lima shares some incredible insights in this episode of the podcast and if you're a goal kicker you're going to love the attention to detail. Here are some of the pieces from the highlight reel: 

  • The exact details of how Lima approaches his goal kicking 

  • Lima's time in Southland and how Otago has shaped him as an athlete

  • His experience with the Highlanders including some of their best and worst years

  • How Lima tackles his work in rugby and what he has done to overcome doubt, frustrations, and setbacks when not being selected

This episode is our most detailed yet and shares the intricacies of goal kicking through to the hardship of non-selection and overcoming these obstacles.  If you're looking to knock over some more conversions this season this episode was made for you.