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One More Weekend To Impress

Fiji Rugby Union chief executive officer John O’Connor yesterday confirmed that the names of the Flying Fijians squad will be announced next week.
17 Oct 2021 11:23
One More Weekend To Impress
Tokyo 2020 Olympic gold medallist Vilimoni Botitu during training with his Castres side on October 14, 2021. Botitu is a expected to make his Flying Fijians Test debut next month. Photo: Castres Rugby

Our Europe based-players have this weekend to impress Flying Fijians head coach Vern Cotter if they are play in the upcoming Test matches.

Fiji Rugby Union chief executive officer John O’Connor yesterday confirmed that the names of the Flying Fijians squad will be announced next week.

The Flying Fijians play Spain on November 6, Wales in Cardiff on November 14 and on November 20 they play Georgia.

This weekend in the French Top 14 fixtures: Sunday, sees Brive with Kitione Kamikamica, Tevita Ratuva, Setareki Bituniyata face Levani Botia and Eneriko Buliruarua’s La Rochelle. Perpignan hosts Waisea Nayacalevu’s Stade Francais.

Pau with Aminiasi Tuimaba and Jale Vatubua playing Bodeauz-Begles.

Vilimoni Botitu, Josua Raisuqe, Filimoni Nakosi and Adrea Cocagi’s Castres play John Dyer’s Biarritz.

Toulon with veteran Leone Nakarawa, Jiuta Wainiqolo, Petero Tuwai are tackling Ben Volavola’s Racing 92.

Flying Fijians hopeful Josua Vici and Masivesi Dakuwaqa are likely to play for Montpellier in their clash against Peceli Yato and Peni Ravai’s Clermont.

On Monday, Lyon with the Temo Mayanavanua and the hopeful return of Josua Tuisova play Toulouse.

Edited by Karalaini Waqanidrola

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