This will be the talented rugby couple’s last summer in New Zealand, leaving for France late next year, after the conclusion of the NPC and FPC seasons.
The past few months have been hard for the family, with Sowakula missing out on national selection.
“It was pretty tough at times,” the 28-year-old admits. “Plans have been put in place to go (to France), and we are doing it together.”
His 22 Test capped Black Fern partner, Natua, agrees.
“The opportunity has been presented, so we are here to make the most of it,” she said.