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Top Spot Battle

The chase for a top spot finish to clinch the Pacific Nations Cup at Churchill Park, Lautoka, will be a feature on Saturday is now on.
15 Jul 2022 12:15
Top Spot Battle
Vodafone Flying Fijians captain Waisea Nayacalevu on the left and Samoa captain Michael Ala'alatoa on the right. Photo: Ronald Kumar.

The chase for a top spot finish to clinch the Pacific Nations Cup at Churchill Park, Lautoka, will be a feature on Saturday is now on.

Vodafone Flying Fijians captain, Waisea Nayacalevu, challenged his team-mates to play with pride and end Manu Samoa’s winning run. Samoan head coach Seilala Mapusua said they

were here to win especially beating the Fijians for the first time in the PNC competition. Flying Fijians head coach Vern Cotter told players to rise to the occassion and produce the desired result.

Australia A coach Jason Gilmore stuck with his winning line-up as they target a bonus point win over Tonga. Backrower Serupepeli Uru indicated they were concerned about playing the Tongans at 12 midday under the heat.

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