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Mawi Helps Saracens Secure Challenge Cup’s Semifinal Spot

Flying Fijians loosehead prop Eroni Mawi started for Saracens as they walloped Gloucester 44-15 this morning to secure a semifinal spot in Challenge Cup competition.
07 May 2022 13:15
Mawi Helps Saracens Secure Challenge Cup’s Semifinal Spot
Saracens loosehead prop Eroni Mawi (left) comes in to defend against Gloucester in the Challenge Cup quarterfinal clash at Kingsholm, England, May 6, 2022. Photo: Gloucestershire Live.

Flying Fijians loosehead prop Eroni Mawi started for Saracens as they walloped Gloucester 44-15 this morning to secure a semifinal spot in Challenge Cup competition.

The former Fijian Under-20 captain was strong in the scrum as he partnered South Africa’s Vincent Koch with England’s Jamie George at hooker.

The quarterfinal matches for tomorrow morning sees Josua Tuisova starting for Lyon along with lock Temo Mayanavanua as they take on Glasgow Warriors.

Flying Fijians duo of prop Leeroy Atalifo and loose forward Mesulame Kunavula are coming off the bench for Edinburgh in their clash against Wasps. Burly No.8 Albert Tuisue starts for London Irish in their clash against Toulon who has got winger Jiuta Wainiqolo on the wing.

Champions Cup

Fiji-born France centre, Virimi Vakatawa, comes in as an impact player for Racing 92 in the Champions Chup quarterfinal clash against Sale Sharks, Veteran second five eight Levani Botia is in La Rochelle’s line-up to play Montpellier.

Masivesi Dakuwaqa on the reserve bench for Montpellier. The other quarterfinal showdown is between Toulouse and Munster.

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