Meli Derenalagi

Don’t Panic, We Can: Derenalagi
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Don’t Panic, We Can: Derenalagi

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

Far From Over: Derenalagi
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Far From Over: Derenalagi

Three factors that lifted our performance at the Sydney Sevens.

Meli A Future Leader: Tuwai
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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...

Derenalagi Has Big Plans For 2020
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Derenalagi Has Big Plans For 2020

For me personally, I know I have to be strict on my diet, no carbohydrate foods, and I need more time to rest, he ad...

Fiji 7s Players Told To Rest And Not Participate In Local 15s Competitions
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Fiji 7s Players Told To Rest And Not Participate In Local 15s Competitions

No Skipper Cup, Vodafone Vanua or club games, says Fiji Rugby Union CEO

Gareth Baber, Our Man Of The Moment
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Gareth Baber, Our Man Of The Moment

The harsh criticism overlooked the fact that Baber inherited a team that was still recovering from the high of the R...

Big Year For Meli Derenalagi
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Big Year For Meli Derenalagi

“I would like to thank my colleagues for the warm welcome and I’m grateful for all the support we had been recei...

Fiji Navy Promotes Meli Derenalagi
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Fiji Navy Promotes Meli Derenalagi

Derenalagi has been promoted to the rank of Able Seaman with the Republic of Fiji Military Forces Naval Division.

Pacific Games and Germany Next On Fiji Sevens Coach Baber’s List
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Pacific Games and Germany Next On Fiji Sevens Coach Baber’s List

Baber said he’s looking at grooming more players and exposing some of them overseas. This is to see how they behav...

Derenalagi Fends Off Any Talk About Overseas Contracts,  Sets Focus On Tokyo Olympics
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Derenalagi Fends Off Any Talk About Overseas Contracts, Sets Focus On Tokyo Olympics

Arriving at Nadi International Airport yesterday, Derenalagi said, he has set his sight on next month’s Pacific Ga...

Another Son of Nawaka Rises In Fiji 7s Rugby
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Another Son of Nawaka Rises In Fiji 7s Rugby

Former Flying Fijians lock Api Naevo said the people of Nawaka were ready to host the 7s team when they arrive tomor...

Fiji 7s Coach Applauds His Rookies,  Their Hard Work And Perseverance
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Fiji 7s Coach Applauds His Rookies, Their Hard Work And Perseverance

“And these players have been put up there due to their hard work and perseverance. And I just want to put it out t...

Fiji Trio Nominated For World Rugby 7s Rookie Of The Year Award
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Fiji Trio Nominated For World Rugby 7s Rookie Of The Year Award

Fiji Rugby Union chief executive officer John O’Connor said yesterday it was a proud moment when the names of Meli...

Fiji 7s: Our Rookie Hopes For Paris
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Fiji 7s: Our Rookie Hopes For Paris

Our team needs to get the job done in Paris for, “Fiji ever Fiji” by winning the 2018-19 World Sevens Series tit...

Up Your Game For Tokyo, Baber!
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Up Your Game For Tokyo, Baber!

The team needs killer instinct to defend gold medal at 2020 Tokyo Olympics

Fiji 7s Rugby: Aminiasi Tuimaba’s Double
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Fiji 7s Rugby: Aminiasi Tuimaba’s Double

Coach Gareth Baber urged his players at halftime to play with urgency as they were held 12-12. The Fijians’ other ...

Fiji 7s Coach Banks on Derenalagi For London 7s
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Fiji 7s Coach Banks on Derenalagi For London 7s

Derenalagi has been a sensation and key member of the team since his debut in Dubai last December.

Our Picks For London and Paris 7s
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Our Picks For London and Paris 7s

The Welshman is likely to retain most of the players that played in Hong Kong and Singapore.

Singapore 7s: Play For Pride
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Singapore 7s: Play For Pride

Players can die for white jersey, says Baber after 24-12 win over England

Jerry Tuwai Out Our Men Struggle
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Jerry Tuwai Out Our Men Struggle

Namosi winger Asaeli Tuivoka – who was on standby as the 13th player – has replaced Tuwai.

Fiji Airways Fijian 7s Forward Meli Derenalagi Urged On Cutting Mistakes
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Fiji Airways Fijian 7s Forward Meli Derenalagi Urged On Cutting Mistakes

The Fijians were pushed to the wire in the Cup quarterfinals by Argentina but ultimately ran out 29-24 victors– th...

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