Vern Cotter

Test Debut Looms For Centres Vota, Ravouvou
Rugby, SPORTS

Test Debut Looms For Centres Vota, Ravouvou

Fijian Drua centres Kalaveti Ravouvou and Apisalome Vota are likely to make their Test debut for the Flying Fijians ...

Droasese’s Dream Run
Rugby, SPORTS

Droasese’s Dream Run

It has been a journey for Swire Shipping Fijian Drua utility back Ilaisa Droasese. After being released from the Que...

Jack’s Outlets Also Sell April 30 Tickets
SPORTS

Jack’s Outlets Also Sell April 30 Tickets

Fiji’s leading retailer, Jack’s of Fiji has stepped forward to assist the Swire Shipping Fijian Drua in selling ...

Forgiven, Forgotten
SPORTS

Forgiven, Forgotten

A traditional ceremony of forgiveness was presented yesterday by the Nadroga Rugby Union, on behalf of the vanua o N...

Share Knowledge: Cotter
SPORTS

Share Knowledge: Cotter

Flying Fijians head coach Vern Cotter believes that there is a great need to share rugby knowledge. He made these r...

‘It’s All Business’
SPORTS

‘It’s All Business’

Flying Fijians head coach works on how we should manage our game right to the final whistle. Test matches against ...

Cotter Here, May Meet PM
SPORTS

Cotter Here, May Meet PM

Flying Fijians head coach Vern Cotter is in the country. Cotter confirmed that he would also fly over to Australia t...

Cotter Keeps Close Watch On Drua
SPORTS

Cotter Keeps Close Watch On Drua

A couple of the Swire Shipping Fijian Drua players have showed Flying Fijians head coach Vern Cotter, that they have...

Cotter Says Fijian Drua Need To Take Control Of The Game
SPORTS, Super Rugby

Cotter Says Fijian Drua Need To Take Control Of The Game

The Swire Shipping Fijian Drua side need to settle down and take control of the game if they are to do well in the S...

Lessons Learnt, 2022 To Be Better: Vern Cotter
SPORTS

Lessons Learnt, 2022 To Be Better: Vern Cotter

Flying Fijians head coach Vern Cotter tells about the 2021 season; lessons learnt, the many challenges and how thing...

What’s There for Fiji?
Rugby

What’s There for Fiji?

World Rugby amends rule and allows players to switch national teams.

Game Transition Worry
Fiji Sports, SPORTS

Game Transition Worry

The problem is backing up per­formances. Against the All Blacks I thought we were performing better than our first ...

How To Play Wales: Cotter
Rugby

How To Play Wales: Cotter

Cotter said the Flying Fijians should alternate their power plays with some good kicks down the edges.

Cotter: Chance For Our Rookies
Rugby

Cotter: Chance For Our Rookies

Debutants to adapt to winning culture, compete for a spot in 2023 World Cup squad.

Why Olympic Gold Medal Winning Coach Steps In For Cotter ?
SPORTS

Why Olympic Gold Medal Winning Coach Steps In For Cotter ?

This means Flying Fijians head coach Vern Cotter and his set of assistant coaches based in New Zealand will not be p...

One More Weekend To Impress
SPORTS

One More Weekend To Impress

Fiji Rugby Union chief executive officer John O’Connor yesterday confirmed that the names of the Flying Fijians sq...

‘23 World Cup Plan Unfolds
SPORTS

‘23 World Cup Plan Unfolds

“The Fijian Drua is the pathway to the Flying Fijians and there will be players from the Fijian Drua that will mak...

Fiji 15s Head Coach, Verne Cotter Ready To Assist Fijian Drua Head, Coach Mick Bryne
SPORTS, Super Rugby

Fiji 15s Head Coach, Verne Cotter Ready To Assist Fijian Drua Head, Coach Mick Bryne

Flying Fijians head coach, Vern Cotter, is ready to assist newly appointed Fijian Drua head coach, Mick Bryne. Bryne...

Cotter Hails Ratave’s Selection
SPORTS

Cotter Hails Ratave’s Selection

Cotter said Ratave, one of the three local-based players, impressed them during the two Test series against the All ...

Analysis: Rolling Mauls Hinder Flying Fijians Progress, Cotter Must Nip It In Bud
SPORTS

Analysis: Rolling Mauls Hinder Flying Fijians Progress, Cotter Must Nip It In Bud

Boring has been the catchword in regards to international rugby played lately. South Africa’s brand which has been...

Cotter: Top Clubs Look For ‘X-Factors’
SPORTS

Cotter: Top Clubs Look For ‘X-Factors’

Cotter said for the end of the November test matches, he’s going to consider Europe based-players of Vilimoni Boti...

Flying Fijians To Learn, Move On    
Analysis

Flying Fijians To Learn, Move On    

Expect to watch a much faster, clinical and tactical approach that will avoid them being committed in the breakdown.

Back To Full Strength
Rugby

Back To Full Strength

Lomani, Sorovi and Teti Tela were our Australia-based players who were held up due to the lockdown caused by the COV...

All Blacks Test: ‘We’ll Get Better’
SPORTS

All Blacks Test: ‘We’ll Get Better’

“We want to get better, but it was a good start, I think with the spirit of the team, we can put up a better perfo...

Jersey Row: Vern Cotter On Why Fijians Opted For Clean Jersey
SPORTS

Jersey Row: Vern Cotter On Why Fijians Opted For Clean Jersey

Head coach Vern Cotter clarified why the Fiji Airways Flying Fijians did not wear the Vaccinate Fiji jersey in their...

FRU Disappointed, Decided To Play With Clean Jerseys
SPORTS

FRU Disappointed, Decided To Play With Clean Jerseys

Fiji Rugby Union chief executive officer John O’Connor is disappointed that they were not able to honor the wishe...

Smith: Fijians Scary, Exciting
Rugby

Smith: Fijians Scary, Exciting

“Playing against a team with that athleticism, speed and power will be very exciting. But it’s also about gettin...

Chilling Dunedin Awaits Our Men
Analysis

Chilling Dunedin Awaits Our Men

“We were frustrated not to play the other games because of COVID-19 and we will be looking forward to getting tog...

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