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Fitness Key: Domolailai

2016 Rio Olympics sevens gold medal winner Apisai Domolailai hopes to represent Fiji again. Domolailai played for the Army side at the 44th Fiji Bitter Marist 7s. And the Laselase,
27 Sep 2020 14:19
Fitness Key: Domolailai
Action from the FDS Barbarian Brothers - Police Blue in the third place playoff at the ANZ Stadium on September 26, 2020. Kelera Sovasiga

2016 Rio Olympics sevens gold medal winner Apisai Domolailai hopes to represent Fiji again.

Domolailai played for the Army side at the 44th Fiji Bitter Marist 7s.

And the Laselase, Nadroga native knows he has to work on his fitness to make the cut.

“This is my first 7s tournament in Fiji after taking two years break because of an injury and I also went on peacekeeping duty to the Middle East,” he said.

“I will keep trying my best to get back to the standard of fitness required.

“I have to keep on working hard and prove myself.”

Navale sets target

Tuva lock forward Apisalome Navale hopes to make the national side in the future.

The 20-year old from Vatulele said participating at the Marist 7s was a learning experience.

He is one of the players earmarked to join the U20 training squad.

“I hope to make it to the Fiji team one day, whether sevens or 15s,” he said.

“We played well at the Marist 7s despite finishing third.

“And we are happy we will return stronger next year.”

Cup semifinals:

FDS Barbarians 10-12 Police White,

Tabadamu 17-0 Police Blue.

Cup Quarterfinals:

Police White 24 – 5 Wardens Gold,

Uluinakau 7 – 24 FDS Barbarian Brothers,

Eastern Saints 5 – 12 Police Blue,

Tabadamu 24 – 21Raiwasa Taveuni

Elimination Two results:

Warden Gold 19 – 5 Navutulevu,

Police White 21 – 0 Blue Diamond,

Uluinakau 12- 5 Dominion Brothers,

FDS Barbarians 19 – 14 Ratu Filise,

Raiwasa Taveuni 22- 5 Nabouwalu Selection,

Tabadamu 17- 5 Army Green.

Edited by Osea Bola

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