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U20 to work on skills

Emoni Narawa
Friday, April 04, 2014

THE Fiji under-20 rugby team management will work on the fitness and skills of players during its camp next week.

After its first training camp at the Queen Elizabeth Barracks last week, team manager Paula Biu said there was room for improvement.

"Next week, we need to work on the fitness of players and their skills," Biu said.

"So far, we're happy with what we saw during the first week of camp. There is still room for improvement and we will work on that next week."

Biu said the 42-member squad would be trimmed to 35 at the end of the training camp which starts next Tuesday.

He said they would see the on and off-field conduct as one of the major aspects of the selection criteria.

"This squad will be trimmed down on Friday when we break camp.

"We will be looking at how the players perform at training, their fitness, rugby knowledge and, most importantly, we will also be looking at their off-field conduct.

"It's important to select players who are good on and off the field because during the tour they're representing the nation, so they need to be on good behaviour."

Biu said the overseas duo Adrea Cocagi and Dion Fraser would join the side later.








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