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Rugby In Blood For Serevi, Bui

Asinate Serevi wants to play sevens rugby like her father. She is the daughter of sevens rugby legend, Waisale Serevi, and resides in Seattle, USA. The Qarani, Gau native will
15 Jan 2019 11:51
Rugby In Blood For Serevi, Bui
Scion Woo Rugby 7s teammates Asinate Serevi and Bui

Asinate Serevi wants to play sevens rugby like her father.

She is the daughter of sevens rugby legend, Waisale Serevi, and resides in Seattle, USA.

The Qarani, Gau native will play for the US-based Scion womens side in the McDonald’s Fiji Coral Coast Sevens on Thursday and Friday.

“I grew up in a rugby family and want to play the sport like my dad,”Asinate said.

“I’ve represented USA before and we have some new girls in this tour.

“I have never played in the Coral Coast Sevens but I trained with the Striders team last week.”

She will team up with another Fijian Bui Baravilala who plays first five-eighth or   halfback.

Her dad, Etuate Baravilala hails from Nakaselaka, Kadavu and worked for Polynesian Cultural Centre in Hawaii while her mother, Mereoni, is from Vanuavatu, Lau  attending Brigham Young University.

“I love rugby like my and dad.  Rugby is in the blood and I am excited to here and to play as well,” she said.

She made her debut for USA in 2012 and was part of the USA Rio Olympic Games 7s team.

-Edited by Osea Bola

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