Fiji Time: 11:59 PM on Tuesday 13 October

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / Sport

Captain confident

Maciu Malo
Friday, January 31, 2014

CAPTAIN Courageous Osea Kolinisau is confident his troops will do wonders at the Wellington 7s next weekend.

He says the players are aware of the expectations of the people and are ready to lay their bodies on the line for Fiji.

"We are very disappointed in Las Vegas but we have done some positive things over the two days of competition in Vegas," said Kolinisau.

"Our defence stood out very well against Wales and Kenya compared to the game against Australia and New Zealand.

"As for Wellington we just need to pick up on our defence and add some technical aspects to our attacks.

"There are positive vibes among the boys we are looking forward to the Wellington 7s.

"We will try and win the tournament after disappointing the fans in Las Vegas."

Kolinisai said the players had learnt a lot from the Las Vegas loss, especially the different interpretations of the laws by match officials.

"We just need to play well and we are going to do things perfectly."

Fiji faces New Zealand in their opening pool game in Wellington on next week Friday.

Fiji Times Front Page Thumbnail

Kaila Front Page ThumbnailFiji Times & Kaila Frontpage PDF Downloads

Use the free Acrobat Reader to view.

Code Inward TTs Outward TTs
CAD 0.62080.6018
JPY 57.887054.8870
GBP 0.31060.3026
EUR 0.42030.4083
NZD 0.71690.6839
AUD 0.65170.6267
USD 0.47950.4625



Exchange Rate updated on 13th October 2015

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. President-elect receives mixed reaction
  2. Who is Jioje Konrote
  3. Head of State
  4. Man faces rape, porn charges
  5. Opposition calls for special sitting
  6. Krishna misses penalty to save Wellington Phoenix
  7. Konrote opts to keep low profile
  8. Federation abstains
  9. Farmers worry
  10. Tablets to assist students, teachers access internet

Top Stories this Week

  1. Mum upset Wednesday (07 Oct)
  2. Death classified as unnatural Thursday (08 Oct)
  3. 'Konrote will need to resign from Party' Monday (12 Oct)
  4. FRCA duo sent home Wednesday (07 Oct)
  5. President-elect receives mixed reaction Tuesday (13 Oct)
  6. Who is Jioje Konrote Tuesday (13 Oct)
  7. Ganilau a nominee Thursday (08 Oct)
  8. Konrote is Fiji's next President Monday (12 Oct)
  9. Head of State Tuesday (13 Oct)
  10. Man jailed 14 years for raping brother's stepdaughter Friday (09 Oct)