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Seruvakula Names Team To Uruguay

Seruvakula Names Team To Uruguay
Fiji Warriors halfback Serupepeli Vularika (with ball), leads the team during the Fiji Warriors training at Bidesi Park yesterday. Photo: Rama
May 16
07:45 2015

Telecom Fijian Warriors coach Senirusi Seruvakula has named the 28-member team that will play two matches in Uruguay.

Seruvakula has kept most of the players who represented Fiji at the World Rugby Pacific Challenge in Suva in March.

The 11 new players who have been selected in the team are Peni Ravai, Kirwan Sanday, Jolame Bera, Wellington-based Api Naikatini, John Dyer, Meli Baivatu, Saimoni Tuilaucala, Sam Speight, Josaia Qumi, Tikilaci Vuibau and Kitione Ratu.

Team manager Dan Domoni said they would play two matches against the Uruguay national team and one game against the Argentina national team.

He added that this was a good chance for the local players to prove their worth for the national selectors for the Rugby World Cup.

Northland hooker Isireli Ledua will captain the side to Uruguay.

The Telecom Fijian Warriors will leave for Uruguay on Monday with their first game against Uruguay scheduled for May 23.

Telecom Fiji Warriors:

Joeli Veitayaki, Peni Ravai, Jale Sassen, Leeroy Atalifo, Kirwan Sanday. Taniela Koroi, Isireli Ledua ©, Seru Tabaiwalu, Mataiasi Ucutabua, Savenaca Tabakanalagi, Jolame Bera, Timoci Sauvoli, Api Naikatini, Malakai Namalo, John Dyer, Meli Baivatu, Serupepeli Vularika, Emori Waqa, Kini Douglas, Isoa Donaldson, Eroni Vasiteri, John Stewart, Saimoni Tuilaucala, Sam Speight, Nacani Wakaya, Josaia Qumi, Tikilaci Vuibau, Kitione Ratu

Management: Coach – Senirusi Seruvakula; assistant coach – Apakuki Vacala; technical director & Scrum Coach – Allen Muir; Strength & Conditioning – Mackenzie Cammock, physiotherapist – Rinesh Lal; manager – Dan Domoni.

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