";s:4:"text";s:5127:" West Coast ruckman Nic Naitanui says he’ll be trusting both his teammates and opposition players this season that they’ve all taken every possible precaution to avoid catching COVID-19. West Coast star ruckman Nic Naitanui has revealed one in ten inbox messages he receives during the AFL season is racial abuse. It was one of the lighthearted footy stories of 2020 - Nic Nat gifting Reilly O’Brien a new phone - and now there’s a part two.
West Coast star Nic Naitanui pictured with his mother Atetha and twin brother Mark at their Stratton home in Perth. Along with his twin brother, Mark, Naitanui was born to Bola and Atetha Naitanui on 4 May 1990 in Penrith, New South Wales.His parents, originally from Suvavou, a small village near Suva, had emigrated to Australia from Fiji the previous year, with his two elder siblings, Georgie and Laisani, remaining in Fiji. Nic Naitanui’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. Thank you for all you’ve sacrificed,’ Naitanui said.
... Naitanui was born in Penrith, NSW, and raised with his twin brother by a single mum after his dad died when the boys were two. ALL Nic Naitanui ever wanted to do was make his mother proud, to give back to a woman who sacrificed so much for he and his twin brother Mark. Fijian kid on that 9-to-5 coconut grind.
His father died from cancer the year after Naitanui and his brother were born. Learn about Nic Naitanui: his birthday, what he did before fame, his family life, fun trivia facts, popularity rankings, and more. 13.1k Likes, 206 Comments - Nic Naitanui (@nicnat) on Instagram: “Three twins this time last week #flyinryans #gchub @liampjryan”
West Coast star Nic Naitanui has put his million-dollar mitts to good use, posing for an adorable snap with teammate Liam Ryan’s twin boys. Nic Naitanui. Picture: Richard Hatherly 15K likes. “Easily, by a country mile,” McGovern told SEN. Nic Naitanui has confessed an eager fan left a toilet roll outside his house with blue and yellow texta drawings on it as the West Coast Eagles star self-isolates at home.
Like many famous people and celebrities, Nic Naitanui keeps his personal life private. With West Aussie stars - like Nat Fyfe - being snubbed in AFL expert predictions for this year’s Brownlow, despite claiming last year’s accolade, this might actually be an opinion we can relate to. AFL player for West Coast Eagles.
West Coast ruckman Nic Naitanui has backed the push to get this year’s grand final played at Optus Stadium as the state prepares for packed crowds in July. West Coast Eagles star Nic Naitanui has revealed fans and commentators alike have been mispronouncing his name, saying he has a love-hate relationship with his “Aussie” nickname. The All-Australian ruckman stepped out for the first public outing with his Pilates-instructor partner at the Brownlow Medal.
West Coast Eagles star Nic Naitanui has thrown his support behind changing the date of Australia Day, saying he would love WA to lead the way — as it marked “a dark day for indigenous Australians”. WA premier Mark McGowan has made it clear he is not going to open up the state’s border “just to meet the needs of football”. Nic Nat’s namesake won $16,800 after saluting on the Sunshine Coast last night. Naitanui said none of the Eagles’ games in the upcoming fixture had been identified yet as one he would skip, saying he believed it was important the team finished as high as possible on the ladder. ‘I know you’ve copped it a fair bit – for driving the mustang and whatnot. While praise was flowing from all directions last night as Cox was inducted into the Hall of Fame, Naitanui took to Twitter to poke fun at the big man’s only weakness. Once more details are available on who he is dating, we will update this section. We will continue to update information on Nic Naitanui’s parents. Share to Facebook Share to Twitter West Coast star Nic Naitanui has put his million-dollar mitts to good use, posing for an adorable snap with teammate Liam Ryan’s twin boys.