- 16 September 1983
John Afoa has made an outstanding impact at Bristol Bears since joining from West Country rivals Gloucester ahead of the 2018/19 Gallagher Premiership campaign.
A World Cup-winning All Black international of 36 caps, experienced prop Afoa was a mainstay of Pat Lam's side as they earned a third-place finish in the 2019/20 Gallagher Premiership.
The tighthead has also previously represented Auckland Blues and Ulster and has quickly become a fans' favourite at Ashton Gate.
Follow John on Twitter at @john_afoa.