Rugby brothers double wedding

Josua Tuisova (3rd from left) with his bride Tarusila Ravouvou and brother Filipo Nakosi, his bride Vika Rokotakala, make their way to the church at Votua Village in Ba this morning. Both brothers got married at the same time. Picture: REINAL CHAND

RUGBY brothers Josua Tuisova and Filipe Nakosi exchanged wedding vows to the love of their lives in a unique traditional ceremony at Votua Methodist Church in Ba this morning.

Tuisova who was named in Fiji Airways national 7s team for the Rugby Sevens World Cup finally sealed his love to his sweetheart Tarusila Ravouvou in front of his loved ones, rugby friends, relatives and fellow villagers likewise for Nakosi who is married to Vika Rokotakala.

The France Top 14 rugby star said he was humbled to celebrate his big day in the village.

“This is a proud moment for me and Nakosi especially to celebrate our big day in front of our loved ones at our village,” said Tuisova.

“We thanked all the people that are here to celebrate this special day with us.”

Nakosi has signed a new contract with Toulon in the France Top 14 competition.

Rugby stars that also present at the wedding include Semi Radradra, Leone Nakarawa, Eroni Sau and England rep Nathan Hughes.