Fiji Time: 6:26 PM on Thursday 19 January

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / Sport

Whippy tests Warriors

Rashneel Kumar
Thursday, February 20, 2014

FIJI Warriors coach Lance Whippy had the opportunity to test his combination during a scrimmaging session at Bidesi Park in Suva yesterday.

Whippy divided his 35-member squad into two teams to play each other and used the match to identify the weak links in the combination.

The national side starts its Pacific Rugby Cup title defence campaign on March 2 against Reds A in Brisbane, Australia.

The team leaves the country next week.

Fiji Warriors manager Joseph Browne said they were impressed with the improvements in the players.

He said they were gradually improving in their performance and teamwork.

"First half was not so good in terms of performance, it was bit rusty.

"The second half was well organised and the players played a better game."

Coach Whippy was to decide on his final 30-member team last night.

Browne said the team that would be named today "will be the best team available for this tournament".

Today the players will undergo rehab before doing some technical work in the afternoon training session.








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 0.63750.6185
JPY 55.628252.6282
GBP 0.39210.3841
EUR 0.45550.4435
NZD 0.68430.6513
AUD 0.64840.6234
USD 0.49010.4731

from

$0.00

Exchange Rate updated on 18th January, 2017

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Fire breaks out in Nadi Town
  2. Tribunal rules on title
  3. Facebook defamation
  4. Fire destroys Jacks Fiji warehouse
  5. Date set for national census
  6. Future stars
  7. Champion on track in youth 7s
  8. Put differences aside, says chief
  9. Educating your child
  10. Poll plan

Top Stories this Week

  1. Radrodro cops $10k fine for facebook rant Wednesday (18 Jan)
  2. Brothers appear for alleged assault, granted bail Saturday (14 Jan)
  3. Barber opens new $75k investment Friday (13 Jan)
  4. Ministry to defend its workers Wednesday (18 Jan)
  5. Police investigate officer's testimony Friday (13 Jan)
  6. Tractor to help farmers overcome labour shortage Friday (13 Jan)
  7. Institution faces probe Friday (13 Jan)
  8. QVS opening delayed Sunday (15 Jan)
  9. Snap search uncovers contraband in remand centre Sunday (15 Jan)
  10. Morning blaze destroys home Saturday (14 Jan)