Meli Derenalagi

Selection Explained
Rugby, SPORTS, Super Rugby

Selection Explained

Byrne said Derenalagi was no stranger to the job since he had captained the Drua seven times during last season's Su...

Local Based Players Deserve To Be Counted
Rugby, SPORTS

Local Based Players Deserve To Be Counted

The Swire Shipping Fijian Drua has confirmed the inclusion of Europe-based, Mesake Doge, and rugby league convert Io...

Tough Start, Drua Becomes Better
SPORTS

Tough Start, Drua Becomes Better

It has been hectic for the Swire Shipping Fijian Drua franchise.

Injured Derenalagi Out For Rest Of Season
SPORTS

Injured Derenalagi Out For Rest Of Season

Stand-in Swire Shipping Fijian Drua captain Meli Derenalagi is out for the rest of the Super Rugby Pacific season.

Captain: We’ll Try
SPORTS, Super Rugby

Captain: We’ll Try

Swire Shipping Fijian Drua captain Meli Derenalagi believes that his men will lift their standard when they face the...

Derenalagi Eager To Give All Black Savea A Good Game
SPORTS

Derenalagi Eager To Give All Black Savea A Good Game

Watch Swire Shipping Fijian Drua captain Meli Derenalagi hunt All Blacks and Hurricane strongman Ardie Savea.

Drua Must Lift Game, To Boost Ticket Sales
SPORTS

Drua Must Lift Game, To Boost Ticket Sales

The Swire Shipping Fijian Drua players and officials must sacrifice their Easter weekend to prepare for their Super...

Learn And Move On, Says Captain
SPORTS

Learn And Move On, Says Captain

Swire Shipping Fijian Drua captain Meli Derenalagi said their bye this Easter weekend should help them learn from th...

Tela Tipped To Captain Drua In Brumbies Showdown
SPORTS, Super Rugby

Tela Tipped To Captain Drua In Brumbies Showdown

Teti Tela, could be the second Swire Shipping Fijian Drua player to captain the side.

Hooper To Be Fit For Drua Clash
SPORTS, Super Rugby

Hooper To Be Fit For Drua Clash

The Swire Shipping Fijian Drua loose forwards must bring their A-game to Friday’s Super Rugby Pacific clash agains...

Drua Lures Rising New Zealand Lock Te Ahiwaru Cirikidaveta
SPORTS, Super Rugby

Drua Lures Rising New Zealand Lock Te Ahiwaru Cirikidaveta

Forward Te Ahiwaru Cirikidaveta’s dream to play Super Rugby has finally arrived. The 23-yearold Tasman Mako lock f...

I’ll Never Forget My Son’s Try: Vuniani
Olympics

I’ll Never Forget My Son’s Try: Vuniani

“When they (Fiji) win, our family is overjoyed as we all link up with other family members, locally and those over...

Baber’s Men Tested
Rugby

Baber’s Men Tested

The game was stopped for a few minutes right on the hooter that caused a lot of frustration to Fiji 7s coach Gareth ...

7s Stars Fight For Olympic Spot
SPORTS

7s Stars Fight For Olympic Spot

Baber yesterday named a strong 15-member squad to play as Fiji Shadow in the Fiji Bitter Sapphire Marist 7s tournament.

Navy Back For Marist After Nine Years
Rugby

Navy Back For Marist After Nine Years

Naval personnels in the national squad include Jone Manu and Meli Derenalagi. However, the duo will play for Army an...

Army Set, Ready For First Leg
Rugby

Army Set, Ready For First Leg

We have some players who played in the Skipper Cup Premiership with us so hopefully they will deliver this weekend.

Don’t Panic, We Can: Derenalagi
SPORTS

Don’t Panic, We Can: Derenalagi

Battling coronavirus is like playing 7s where your target is to win: Meli Derenalagi

Derenalagi On Leadership
SPORTS

Derenalagi On Leadership

The Nawaka, Nadi, villager was given the co-captain’s role along with Seremaia Tuwai by coach Gareth Baber at the ...

Sydney Sevens: Our Night
SPORTS

Sydney Sevens: Our Night

Playmaker Napolioni Bolaca stamped his mark in the position by scoring two tries and converting one for the 12-10 wi...

Far From Over: Derenalagi
SPORTS

Far From Over: Derenalagi

Three factors that lifted our performance at the Sydney Sevens.

Meli A Future Leader: Tuwai
SPORTS

Meli A Future Leader: Tuwai

“I can see he is a good future leader and I will help him on what needs to be done," he said.

Time To Deliver: Derenalagi
SPORTS

Time To Deliver: Derenalagi

As last year’s winners and series title holders Fiji have so far failed to secure a spot on the podium this season.

Meli Proud To Lead Fijian 7s Side In Hamilton
SPORTS

Meli Proud To Lead Fijian 7s Side In Hamilton

Just a year on from his debut, the Nawaka, Nadi, native was chosen by head coach Gareth Baber to co-captain the side...

Hamilton Sevens: Why I Chose Meli And Jerry As Co-captains, Fiji Sevens Coach, Gareth Baber, Reveals
SPORTS

Hamilton Sevens: Why I Chose Meli And Jerry As Co-captains, Fiji Sevens Coach, Gareth Baber, Reveals

Rookie forward Meli Derenalagi has been given the co-captains role for the Fiji Airways Fijian 7s team for the Hamil...

Simione Haravanua: Rest Meli, Test Depth
SPORTS

Simione Haravanua: Rest Meli, Test Depth

2018-19 World Rugby 7s Rookie of the Year Meli Derenalagi is limping time and again during the drills and his knee i...

Osea Bola: 7s Need A Shake
SPORTS

Osea Bola: 7s Need A Shake

We may be the defending champions of the series but were made easy pickings and sitting targets because we blew hot ...

Derenalagi Ups 7s Tempo
SPORTS

Derenalagi Ups 7s Tempo

With 17 tries and 86 tackles, the Republic of Fiji Military Forces Naval Division officer was influential on both en...

Baber Grabs U20 Youths For 7s Team
SPORTS

Baber Grabs U20 Youths For 7s Team

Baber said the young players had more chances in making it to the Olympic Games in Japan next year, if their perform...

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