Rugby World Cup

Canada Here To Get Things Right
SPORTS

Canada Here To Get Things Right

Ardron said they are hoping to right the ship against the Flying Fijians – who lost their opening match to Japan 3...

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

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...

Flying Fijians’ Fitness ‘To Withstand Heat’ Is Key To Rugby World Cup Glory
Analysis, SPORTS

Flying Fijians’ Fitness ‘To Withstand Heat’ Is Key To Rugby World Cup Glory

Japan head coach Jamie Joseph told Kyodo News that a major factor of their win was on their level of fitness.

Speculation on Semi Radradra’s Next Move
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Speculation on Semi Radradra’s Next Move

News of Radradra’s intention to return to Australia is sure to spark a flurry of interest among several desperate ...

Pacific Nations Cup: Eroni Mawi’s Big Break
Rugby, SPORTS

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
Rugby, SPORTS

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.

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

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… ...

Flying Fijians Focuses On Building Strong Team
Rugby, SPORTS

Flying Fijians Focuses On Building Strong Team

The Flying Fijians leave for Narita, Japan, today.

Flying Fijians And New Zealand Maori All Blacks Name Teams For Rotorua Rematch
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Flying Fijians And New Zealand Maori All Blacks Name Teams For Rotorua Rematch

McKee said wintry conditions in Rotorua would mean quite a different match to the hard, fast and dry ANZ Stadium las...

7 Local Based Players In Flying Fijians Squad For Rotorua
SPORTS

7 Local Based Players In Flying Fijians Squad For Rotorua

McKee yesterday named seven local-based players in the 26-member travelling squad with the intention of building st...

Be Warned, New Zealand Maori All Blacks Out For Blood
Opinion, SPORTS

Be Warned, New Zealand Maori All Blacks Out For Blood

Make no mistake, the Maori are a proud and warrior like people. They are plotting for revenge on their home turf aft...

Fans Help Rugby Win, But Real Test In Rotorua
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Fans Help Rugby Win, But Real Test In Rotorua

The rematch in Rotorua, New Zealand, will be crucial to the Flying Fijians campaign because it will define their cha...

‘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...

Mata Pleads To Fans To Turn Up And Show Your Support This Saturday
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Mata Pleads To Fans To Turn Up And Show Your Support This Saturday

The Flying Fijians have struggled to attract fans during matches despite having big-name players in the squad.

Show Up On Saturday For Our Flying Fijians
Sunvoice

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.

Leeroy Atalifo: Flying Fijians Has A Good Chance Of Qualifying In The Pool
Rugby, SPORTS

Leeroy Atalifo: Flying Fijians Has A Good Chance Of Qualifying In The Pool

The 31-year-old is aiming to play in his second RWC after forcing his way in the 2015 RWC squad.

John Mckee Outlines Areas To Work On
Rugby, SPORTS

John Mckee Outlines Areas To Work On

McKee added that the way they have structured the Flying Fijians programme for this year is different in that they h...

Sevuloni Reece Out, Mckee Eyes George Bower
SPORTS

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
Rugby

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.

Ready For The Rugby World Club
Rugby

Ready For The Rugby World Club

The Tokatoka, Tailevu, duo aim to make the run-on team against the Maori All Blacks on July 13 at the ANZ Stadium, S...

Wallabies Forwards Coach Simon Raiwalui Wary Of Flying Fijians Depth
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Wallabies Forwards Coach Simon Raiwalui Wary Of Flying Fijians Depth

Wallabies forwards coach praises McKee for putting structure in place    

Flying Fijians To March Into Camp On July 1st
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Flying Fijians To March Into Camp On July 1st

Coach John McKee warns Fiji Airways Flying Fijians squad members to keep up with training programme and be fit when ...

John McKee Names Squad For Pacific Series And PNC Matches
SPORTS

John McKee Names Squad For Pacific Series And PNC Matches

McKee said he is happy that all the players have declared their availability and are injury free heading into the ca...

Sledgehammer Ready To Prove His Worth To Make Fiji Team For Rugby World Cup
SPORTS

Sledgehammer Ready To Prove His Worth To Make Fiji Team For Rugby World Cup

Don’t ever let anyone say that your dreams are too big for you. Rugby has made me see the world. I wasn’t part o...

Baber’s Braves Did it, Pearls, Flying Fijians Can Also Beat World
Sunvoice

Baber’s Braves Did it, Pearls, Flying Fijians Can Also Beat World

We have the coaching manpower to enable them to do it. It’s a matter of doing the hard yards and getting it right ...

Experienced Coaching And Management Team To Steer Fiji Airways Flying Fijians to Japan
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Experienced Coaching And Management Team To Steer Fiji Airways Flying Fijians to Japan

McKee said “This is a highly experienced and capable coaching group with extensive professional credentials.”

Tabai Matson Appointed As Assistant Coach For Flying Fijians
SPORTS

Tabai Matson Appointed As Assistant Coach For Flying Fijians

Born in Nausori, the 46-year played an instrumental role for the Flying Fijians during the 2015 Rugby World Cup in E...

Fijiana 7s Maintain Top 8 Target
SPORTS

Fijiana 7s Maintain Top 8 Target

Head coach Saiasi Fuli told SUN- sports they would fight tooth and nail to get through Pool C where they take on USA...

Editorial: Wales Rugby Statement Of Intent
Sunvoice

Editorial: Wales Rugby Statement Of Intent

This is a good challenge for the John McKee-coached Fiji Airways Flying Fijians who are currently ranked 9th in the ...

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