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Nayacalevu: We Made Contact After Attacks

Stade Francais player Waisea Nayacalevu said Fijian rugby players in Paris contacted each other soon after the terror attacks last Saturday. He said he had just arrived in Paris after
17 Nov 2015 10:18
Nayacalevu: We Made Contact  After Attacks

Stade Francais player Waisea Nayacalevu said Fijian rugby players in Paris contacted each other soon after the terror attacks last Saturday.
He said he had just arrived in Paris after their team lost to Leicester 20 – 33 in the European Champions Cup at Welford Road Stadium in Leicester, England last Friday.
Mr Nayacalevu confirmed all players were safe.
He said he went with Vodafone Flying Fijians vice-captain, Vereniki Goneva to Leicester.
Mr Nayacalevu said after making some inquiries about the Welford Road Stadium, he was told that the stadium had a capacity of 24,000, making it the largest purpose-built club rugby union ground in England and will eventually reach 30,000.
He said their next game would be with against Munster Rugby on Sunday at Stade Jean Bouin, Paris.
However he said they had been informed that all Round 1 matches in France were to be rescheduled.
The European Professional Club Rugby (EPCR) and the Ligue Nationale de Rugby (LNR) yesterday took the decision to postpone the Round 1 Champions Cup and Challenge Cup matches which were to be played on French soil.

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