SPORTS

Comeke Wants To Play For a Fiji

  Comeke Daugunu is hopeful of impressing Fiji Airways Fijian 7s coach Gareth Baber during the CMFI Macuata 7s tournament in Labasa. The 25-year-old Dogotuki villager in Macuata is the
26 Oct 2018 11:00
Comeke Wants To Play For a Fiji

 

Comeke Daugunu is hopeful of impressing Fiji Airways Fijian 7s coach Gareth Baber during the CMFI Macuata 7s tournament in Labasa.

The 25-year-old Dogotuki villager in Macuata is the older brother of Filipo Daugunu, a former member of the Fijian 7s training squad and now plays for Queensland Reds in Super Rugby.

This Saturday, Filipo plays for Queensland Country against Fijian Drua in NRC final.

While growing up in Dogotuki, Comeke says he would often pray for the opportunity to represent his country.

“Growing up with the family of seven, I’ve always wanted to represent Fiji in rugby,” he said.

“This is the time for me to shine and to earn myself a spot in the Fiji sevens squad.

“I still remember the days I would look for anything like a water bottle or coconut to use it as a rugby ball.

“I have been trying hard to fulfil my dream of representing Fiji in sevens rugby. “It’s not easy, there are a lot of sacrifices to be made. I don’t even drink and smoke.”

Comeke attended a Swire Shipping Fijian Warriors trial in Suva early this year but missed out on selection.

“I want to represent Fiji. I’m so indebted to my parents for supporting me and along with my siblings.

“This is the beginning of a new journey for me and I thank all who made it possible for me.

“With God’s guidance, I plan to enjoy the rugby ride for as long as I can,” he said.

The competition continues today.

 

RESULTS

Westfield Reinwick  35- 0 Somosomo, Lami Cavaliars 12-19 Ratu Filise, First Light 24-0 Natubutubu, Naseakula 5-17 Vueti Cakau, Nabiti 7-0 Breakthrough, Somosomo 10-12 Naseakula, Sagale 24-12 Nabiti, Breakthrough 12-5 Namoli Giant, North Spirit 19-0 Somosomo, Nakama Green 0-19 Wailevu Tunuloa, Possible Brothers 5-10 Nadogo Brothers

Edited by Leone Cabenatabua

Feedback:  nacanieli.tuilevuka@fijisun.com.fj

 



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