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NRC Extended Squad Camp Today

The Fiji Rugby Union has named the extended squad for the Fijian team to prepare for the National Rugby Championship in Australia after physical and medical tests conducted last week.
07 Aug 2017 11:24
NRC Extended Squad Camp Today
Coach Senirusi Seruvakula.

The Fiji Rugby Union has named the extended squad for the Fijian team to prepare for the National Rugby Championship in Australia after physical and medical tests conducted last week.

The Senirusi Seruvakula-coached side will march into a two-day camp from today to begin preparations for their first NRC match against Brisbane City on September 2 at Ballymore Stadium in Brisbane.

This is the first year for Fiji to play in the fourth season of Australia’s National Rugby Championship.  The nine teams for the 2017 season include three from New South Wales, two from Queensland, and one each from Australian Capital Territory, Victoria, Western Australia, and Fiji.

The nine teams compete in a round-robin tournament for the regular season. Each team has four matches at home and four away. The top four teams qualify for the title play-offs with semi-finals and finals.

All players named in the extended squad except those involved in the last HFC Bank Farebrother Challenge are required to meet at the HPU Gym in Suva today at 10.30am with the necessary camp and training gear.

The selected players are:

Loose-head prop: Eroni Mawi, Osea Ganilau, Joeli Veitayaki;

Tight-head prop: Mosese Ducivaki, Samuela Newa, Kalivati Tawake;

Hookers: Mosese Gavidi, Samu Suguturaga, Jale Sassen;

Locks: Apisai Tauyavuna, Timoci Temo, Samu Saqiwa, Jale Railalia, Peni Naulago;

Loose forwards: Sakiusa Nadruku, Jiuta Takubu, Filimoni Seru, Mosese Voka, Vasikali Mudu, Kelevi Naimasi, Peni Waqa;

Halfback: Frank Lomani, Seru Cavuilati, Sakiusa Gavidi;

First Five Eighth: Alifereti Veitokani, Peceli Nacebe;

Second Five: Cyril Reece, Eroni Vasiteri, Josateki Turuva.

Centres: John Stewart, Nemani Talemaitoga, Ifereimi Tovilevu;

Wings: Apete Daveta, Eroni Sau, Aporosa Tabulawaki;

Fullback: Meli Nakarawa, Apisalome Waqatabu.

Players who were part of the large extended squad are requested to continue own training.

Source: Fiji Rugby Union

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