England has ended Fiji’s hopes of winning a Gold medal in the Rugby Sevens and will now play New Zealand in tonight’s Final.
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Australia have beaten South Africa in their Rugby Sevens Quarter Final and will face off against New Zealand who beat a confident Canadian side.
England beat Samoa in their quarterfinal in a match very similar to last night’s final minute win over Australia and will face Fiji in the Semis after they beat Wales.
Coach/player Waisale Serevi has retained nine players from last year’s World Cup winning team.
The squad will be trimmed to 12 including Serevi on March 3.
Forwards: Naevo, Rawaqa, Apolosi, Viliame, Vunibaka, Sireli Naqelevuki, Masi Matadigo, Dale Tonawai, Mosese Volavola and Timoci Volavola. Backs: Daunivucu, Epeli Dranivasa, Ryder, Nanuku, Bobo, Serevi, Lepani Nabuliwaqa, Simione Saravanua, Ligairi, [...]
Fiji is planning on having three cyclists at the Commonwealth Games in Melbourne after riders had a successful outing at the Oceania competition in New Zealand last year. Percy Navolo, Richard Navolo, Dinesh Lal, Rakesh Lal and Rajen Singh are all training in a five member squad which will be reduced to a team [...]
While the Fijian Rugby Sevens team will be missing a few players due to suspension, another obstacle may face Vili Satala if he wants to play at this years Commonwealth Games.
Satala, who plays in Japan as a center, has indicated that he is available to play for his country but the Fijian Rugby Union must [...]
The Queens Baton Relay arrives in Fiji tomorrow and will be officially welcomed at a church service hosted by President Ratu Josefa Iloilo in Viseisei village. As part of the ceremony, the organisers will present a sevusevu to the President to seek his blessing for the Baton before it travels to the north on [...]
Fijian winger Filimoni Delasau will join Rupeni Caucaunibuca in the stands instead of on the field after being handed down a twelve month suspension after being positively identified as taking a banned substance.
Despite losing two key players, Fiji remains a strong contender for their first Commonwealth Gold in the Rugby Sevens.
Fijian Bowling officials are confident that they have a great chance in winning the tiny Pacific nations first medal at the Commonwealth Game in Melbourne in March with a high calibre of players in their training squad.
The selection process should see the men’s team announced on the 16th of January.
Fijian winger Rupeni Caucaunibuca will not be representing his country in Melbourne due to being banned for twelve months by the Fijian Rugby Union failing to turn out for Fiji in August againgst New Zealand, Samoa and Tonga.
Fiji plans to field the best side in Melbourne as members of their winning team from the Sevens World Cup make themselves available for selection.
Fiji has twice won the 7s World Cup but has been unlucky at their three attempts to bring home the gold from the Commonwealth Games.