Fiji Time: 6:54 PM on Sunday 28 August

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / Sport

Warriors call in trio

Rashneel Kumar
Friday, February 21, 2014

THREE players have been called in as replacements to make up the final 30-member Fiji Warriors squad for the Pacific Rugby Cup competition.

Nadroga's Jiuta Lutumailagi and Aporosa Tuqiri joined the backline while Suva's Apisai Vatubuli walked his way into the forwards to complete the Lance Whippy-coached side.

Former Flying Fijian Rupeni Rasiga leads the charge in the forwards alongside former national 7s strongmen Peni Ravai, Nemani Nagusa and Ulaiasi Lawavou.

Flying Fijian fly-half Waisea Luveniyali will spearhead the backline which also has some top players in Jiuta Lutumailagi, Sitiveni Kunaga and Suva's Vilitati Sokoveta.

Fiji Warriors manager Joseph Browne said the team had the best available players for the competition.

Coach Whippy is yet to decide on who will captain the team.

Fiji Warriors, which are the defending champions starts its PRC campaign against Reds A in Brisbane on March 2 followed by other matches against Force A (March 10), a Waratahs A under-20s side (March 14) and Junior Japan (March 18).

Fiji Warriors

Forwards: Peni Ravai, Jo Dakuitoga, Manasa Tuidraki, Leroy Atalifo, Seremaia Naureure, Sevuloni Debalevu, Apisai Vatubuli, Rupeni Nasiga, Mataiasi Ucutabua, Wavisalome Vanakena, Alipate Mataivilia, Ulaiasi Lawavou, Manoa Tamaya, Filimoni Koroi, Aminiasi Nava, Nemani Nagusa;

Backs: Jock Liuta, Vilimoni Turagarua, Waisea Luveniyali, Jiuta Lutumailagi (Replacement), Jovesa Kunawave, Josua Kerevi, Sitiveni Kunaga, Naisa Vatuinaruku, Senivalati Ramuwai, Savenaca Nawaca, Vilitati Sokoveta, Nemani Rinakama, Aporosa Tuqiri (Replacement), Vilive Aria;

Non travelling Forwards: Eremasi Radrodro, Aseri Baleitamana; Backs: Luke Nadurutalo, Jone Ramatau, Emori Waqa








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 0.63900.6200
JPY 50.424247.4242
GBP 0.37370.3657
EUR 0.43830.4263
NZD 0.68420.6512
AUD 0.65260.6276
USD 0.49640.4794

from

$0.00

Exchange Rate updated on 26th August 2016

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Mata signs new deal
  2. Violence stops TISI Sangam annual meeting
  3. Man dead, four hospitalised after road accident
  4. Students wait
  5. Vou group wows crowd, scoops award
  6. Ambulance involved in road accident
  7. Epi crowned North queen
  8. BOG: Lautoka records third straight win
  9. Contractor to do finishing touch ups
  10. Ravouvou makes Auckland debut

Top Stories this Week

  1. Wong helps Rawaca get a gold medal Friday (26 Aug)
  2. 1 charged, 2 under probe for break-in Thursday (25 Aug)
  3. Mata signs new deal Sunday (28 Aug)
  4. Taliga eyes Tokyo Tuesday (23 Aug)
  5. 5.1 magnitude earthquake occurs in Fiji Monday (22 Aug)
  6. 7s top job Tuesday (23 Aug)
  7. Veremalua gets help from Ryan on overseas contract Saturday (27 Aug)
  8. Police escort fan away Monday (22 Aug)
  9. 'Ryan a loss' Tuesday (23 Aug)
  10. Ryan may return Friday (26 Aug)