Fiji Time: 12:29 AM on Friday 29 July

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / Sport

Heat takes toll on Fiji Warriors players

Rashneel Kumar
Friday, February 14, 2014

THE Fiji Warriors squad is feeling the heat during its training sessions in preparation for the upcoming Pacific Rugby Cup competition.

The hot weather condition in the Central Division has prompted the team to shift its afternoon training session to an hour ahead to minimise the effect of the heat.

Fiji Warriors manager Joseph Browne said the side had been undergoing tough training sessions regularly.

Yesterday, he said the players were exposed to physical training before assistant coach Eroni Vereivalu carried out the skills work.

"It's just too hot. We don't want to get the players dehydrated. We have been planning properly on the recovery after the training sessions.

"We took them to Waimanu (yesterday) after the training because it's cooler there. We drove them to Waimanu and got them to jump in the river."

Browne said the preparation was on track with the team focusing on getting the combination right before the end of this month.

Defending champions Fiji Warriors plays the Queensland Reds A in its opening PRC match in Brisbane on March 2.








Fiji Times Front Page Thumbnail

Kaila Front Page ThumbnailFiji Times & Kaila Frontpage PDF Downloads

Use the free Acrobat Reader to view.

Westpac
Code Inward TTs Outward TTs
CAD 0.64250.6235
JPY 51.950448.9504
GBP 0.36730.3593
EUR 0.44050.4285
NZD 0.69550.6625
AUD 0.65390.6289
USD 0.48920.4722

from

$0.00

Exchange Rate updated on 28th July 2016

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Chilling out in Chile
  2. Tourist 'was reckless'
  3. Rent price concerns
  4. Priced out
  5. Missing livestock mystery
  6. 10-year jail term for sex exploitation
  7. $30m dividend record
  8. Ministry to upskill teachers
  9. Row over clean-up
  10. Social site users warned

Top Stories this Week

  1. Sami's best try Saturday (23 Jul)
  2. Radio announcer in court Saturday (23 Jul)
  3. Tourist fined $400 for apples Tuesday (26 Jul)
  4. Fitter and faster Tuesday (26 Jul)
  5. Student jumps from school building Tuesday (26 Jul)
  6. Black money Monday (25 Jul)
  7. Allegiance switch Sunday (24 Jul)
  8. Reaction from 7s players Monday (25 Jul)
  9. Mum rises above limits Wednesday (27 Jul)
  10. Alleged rape victim out of hospital Monday (25 Jul)