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Fijiana 12 For Clermont 7s

Telecom Fijiana coach, Iliesa Tanivula has retained most of the players from the last tournament for the last leg of the Women Sevens Series in Clermont, France. Only three players
16 Jun 2017 11:00
Fijiana 12 For Clermont 7s
The Telecom Fijiana team during one of their preparations earlier this year.

Telecom Fijiana coach, Iliesa Tanivula has retained most of the players from the last tournament for the last leg of the Women Sevens Series in Clermont, France.

Only three players Miriama Naiobasali, Reijeli Daveua and Alowesi Nakoci missed out due to injury. They have been replaced by Asinate Savu, Lavenia Tinai and debutant Lavena Cavuru.

Tanivula said it has been a long season for them.

“We managed to remain consistent,”Tanivula said.

“Currently we are 5th on the standings and our aim is to remain in the top 4 in order qualify for the Women Sevens World Cup next year.”

Fiji Rugby Union chief executive officer John O’Connor congratulated the team on their selection and he further challenged the team that they needed to perform well to finish at the top 4 of the series to automatically qualify for the Women Sevens World Cup.

“This should be the target and should be motivational for you to go out there and do your best,”O’Connor said.

The team departs on Monday.

 

The selected players for the Clermont 7s are:

  1. Rusila Nagasau
  2. Priscilla Siata
  3. Talica Vodo
  4. Merewai Cumu
  5. Asinate Savu
  6. Vilisi Vakaloloma
  7. Ana Maria Roqica (Captain)
  8. Lavena Cavuru
  9. Viniana Riwai
  10. Lavenia Tinai
  11. Tima Ravisa
  12. Ana Maria Naimasi.

Source: Fiji Rugby Union

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