John McKee

Rugby World Cup Squad Spots Still Available Says Flying Fijians Coach
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Rugby World Cup Squad Spots Still Available Says Flying Fijians Coach

“If you look across the squad, there are some players that are pretty much sure of being in the team,” he said. ...

Last Chance For Fijian Fans To See Stars Play This Week At Home
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Last Chance For Fijian Fans To See Stars Play This Week At Home

McKee said he was likely to test a few other players and some new combinations in the last test match.

Flying Fijians Coach McKee Backs Sir Graham Henry’s Call For More Tier 1 Games For Tier 2 Nations
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Flying Fijians Coach McKee Backs Sir Graham Henry’s Call For More Tier 1 Games For Tier 2 Nations

Sir Graham had said that teams like Fiji and Japan needed to get experience by playing against bigger teams.

Vereniki Goneva And Setareki Tuivucu Back In Flying Fijians Mix
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Vereniki Goneva And Setareki Tuivucu Back In Flying Fijians Mix

The Harlequins-bound winger was undergoing rehabilitation training away from the main group, but joined the full squ...

We Need To Get Every Little Thing Right For A Complete Performance, Says Josh Matavesi
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We Need To Get Every Little Thing Right For A Complete Performance, Says Josh Matavesi

“I know the Samoans are not happy with the way they played against the United States so they should come out firin...

Crunch Time As Flying Fijians Coach Set To Finalise Squad For 2019 Rugby World Cup
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Crunch Time As Flying Fijians Coach Set To Finalise Squad For 2019 Rugby World Cup

So far, the World Cup build-up has been on track with no serious injuries which may threaten players’ chances of s...

Flying Fijians Fitness Level Against Tier 1 Not There Yet, But Progressing Well Says Coach
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Flying Fijians Fitness Level Against Tier 1 Not There Yet, But Progressing Well Says Coach

McKee took the team through some drills at Suva’s Albert Park yesterday as they prepared for the second Pacific Na...

Pacific Nations Cup: Battle Of The Halves
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Pacific Nations Cup: Battle Of The Halves

While McKee has already tested the other halfbacks – Frank Lomani, Henry Seniloli and Serupepeli Vularika – Mata...

Heat Is No Excuse For Loss To Japan Says Flying Fijians Coach
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Heat Is No Excuse For Loss To Japan Says Flying Fijians Coach

“So maybe we are training a little bit heavier than normal for a test match cycle to make sure that our players ar...

Pacific Nations Cup: Japan’s Counter Move
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Pacific Nations Cup: Japan’s Counter Move

Joseph, while naming his 23-member squad yesterday, said they were going to try to counter and contain the Fijians.

Pacific Nations Cup: Ben Volavola ‘The Man’
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Pacific Nations Cup: Ben Volavola ‘The Man’

McKee has brought in first five-eighth Ben Volavola to control and direct play in this crucial encounter.

Pacific Nations Cup: Eroni Mawi’s Big Break
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Pacific Nations Cup: Eroni Mawi’s Big Break

Local-based prop Eroni Mawi starts in the front-row together with hooker Sam Matavesi and Manasa Saulo.

Pacific Nations Cup: Eroni Mawi In Run- On Team Against Japan
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Pacific Nations Cup: Eroni Mawi In Run- On Team Against Japan

Local prop Eroni Mawi starts in the front-row together with hooker Sam Matavesi and Manasa Saulo.

Fiji’s Top Bets For Japan Match
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Fiji’s Top Bets For Japan Match

Flying Fijians head coach John McKee indicating that a win over Japan was crucial if they were to improve on their w...

Flying Fijians Call In The Big Guns For Pacific Nations Cup Opener
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Flying Fijians Call In The Big Guns For Pacific Nations Cup Opener

‘Once I saw his essay book placed underneath his bed one day. He wrote a story on his ambition to be a soldier… ...

John McKee Names Traveling Squad For First PNC Game
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John McKee Names Traveling Squad For First PNC Game

The nine players who remained in Fiji and missed the final Fiji Airways Pacific Series Test match against the Maori ...

Tevita Ratuva To Debut Tomorrow Against Maori All Blacks
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Tevita Ratuva To Debut Tomorrow Against Maori All Blacks

Ratuva made his mark with the Vodafone Fijian Under-20 before forcing his way into the Swire Shipping Fijian Warrior...

Only The Best Will Do, Flying Fijians Arrive In Rotorua
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Only The Best Will Do, Flying Fijians Arrive In Rotorua

Analysis: The John McKee-coached Fiji Airways Flying Fijians are having their open training session at Puarenga Park...

McKee To Flying Fijians: Show Us What You’ve Got
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McKee To Flying Fijians: Show Us What You’ve Got

We need to see the players on the park at the highest level to see what  they’ve got to offer, coach McKee adds.

Off To Rotorua, Flying Fijians Depart For New Zealand Maori All Blacks Rematch
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Off To Rotorua, Flying Fijians Depart For New Zealand Maori All Blacks Rematch

It’s a match which should test their character after the 27-10 humiliation of the Maori All Blacks at the ANZ Stad...

Flying Fijians Named For The Maori All Blacks Rematch In Rotorua
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Flying Fijians Named For The Maori All Blacks Rematch In Rotorua

McKee said “The plan has always been to give as many players as we can the opportunity across the first two games ...

Flying Fijians Rugby World Cup Campaign Takes Off
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Flying Fijians Rugby World Cup Campaign Takes Off

Fiji 27 (Waisea Nayacalevu 2, Alivereti Veitokani, Viliame Mata tries; Ben Volavola 2 con, pen) NZ Maori 10 (Sean Wa...

‘You Are The Chosen Ones’
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‘You Are The Chosen Ones’

The John McKee-coached side begin their preparations against the Maori All Blacks tomorrow at Suva’s ANZ Stadium b...

McKee: This Is Our Time
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McKee: This Is Our Time

Four years ago, McKee’s men came close to getting the job done at the same venue but butchered a 26-10 halftime le...

Show Up On Saturday For Our Flying Fijians
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Show Up On Saturday For Our Flying Fijians

The Maori All Blacks come around once in a while and we should be fortunate that they have agreed to assist in our R...

Stop Rumors! All Is Well At Camp And John Pryor Is Still Part Of The Team Says Fiji Coach John McKee
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Stop Rumors! All Is Well At Camp And John Pryor Is Still Part Of The Team Says Fiji Coach John McKee

The no-nonsense coach has denied rumours that Pryor had walked out of the team in Suva early this week.

Metuisela Talebula: Don’t Count Me Out Yet
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Metuisela Talebula: Don’t Count Me Out Yet

This time, he is not in the 42-member Flying Fijians squad for the Maori All Blacks matches and followed by the Paci...

Sevuloni Reece Out, Mckee Eyes George Bower
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Sevuloni Reece Out, Mckee Eyes George Bower

Reece and Bower made their debuts for the Crusaders in a round four 57-28 pounding of the Chiefs on March 9 in Chris...

Dominiko Waqaniburotu Challenges Teammates To Step Up Ahead Of RWC
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Dominiko Waqaniburotu Challenges Teammates To Step Up Ahead Of RWC

At the World Cup, McKee’s immediate goal is to reach the knockout stages of the competition.

Flying Fijians Checked In And Ready For Duty
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Flying Fijians Checked In And Ready For Duty

Head coach John McKee convened a meeting with the team last night to discuss what is expected to be a gruelling week...

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