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Let’s rewrite history: Tabua

Written By : CHRISTOPHER CHAND. Flying Fijians coach Ilivasi Tabua wants to carry on Fiji’s World Cup success against the New Zealand Maoris in the second round of the Pacific
11 Jun 2008 12:00

Written By : CHRISTOPHER CHAND. Flying Fijians coach Ilivasi Tabua wants to carry on Fiji’s World Cup success against the New Zealand Maoris in the second round of the Pacific Nations Cup.
The national side suffered successive defeats at the hands of Junior All Blacks representing New Zealand in the last two years.
Tabua feels it is time to change the course of Fiji rugby’s history in the competition and hopefully bag the first ever PNC title after last year’s impressive quarterfinal finish.
He said the side would have to do the basics right to topple the pre tournament favourites.
“We want to create our own story that’s what we’re here for and just to move on from last week, we started well really against Samoa,” Tabua said.
“On paper is one thing we just got to keep reminding ourselves we are better and play the game to the best of our ability that takes away the focus (from opposition) and we got to go out there and win games.”
Last year the Junior All Blacks thumped Fiji 57-8 and in the previous year 35-17.
He said they would have to keep mistakes at a minimum.
“For us it’s the process, we want to think about what we are going to do then the results will show. That’s what we want to focus. To do the simple things right, work hard at it and the results will come,’’ he said.



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