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Warriors need bonus points to retain title

Rashneel Kumar
Friday, March 14, 2014

THE Telecom Fiji Warriors side wants a bonus point win in its remaining Pacific Rugby Cup pool matches.

The Lance Whippy-coached side takes on the Waratahs under-20 this afternoon in its third pool match before playing Junior Japan next week.

Team manager Joseph Browne said they were still in the run for the title and would do their best to win the competition again.

"Although the NSW Waratahs U20 is a younger team, we are not underestimating the side," he said.

"We have two more games left and we want to win well with bonus point so we can qualify for the finals."

Browne said prop Manasa Tuidraki was not feeling well and was replaced by the experienced Leroy Atalifo for today's match.

"Manasa is feeling bit sick so we have replaced him with Leroy who is our number one prop.

"The preparations have been really good.

"We are looking forward to good and clean rugby in our last two pool matches."

The Rupeni Nasiga-skippered Fiji Warriors side lost its opening pool match to Reds A 19-22 before beating Force A 36-24.

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, Jovesa Kunawave, Josua Kerevi, Sitiveni Kunaga, Naisa Vatuinaruku, Senivalati Ramuwai, Savenaca Nawaca, Vilitati Sokoveta, Nemani Rinakama, Luke Nadurutalo, Vilive Aria;








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