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Bati settle in well

Rashneel Kumar
Thursday, May 01, 2014

FIJI-based players Osea Sadrau and Atunaisa Turagaiviu will feature for the Vodafone Fiji Bati in this Saturday's clash against the Toa Samoa.

They were included by coach Rick Stone in the 17-member team to take on the Pacific arch-rivals in the Four Nations qualifier match at the Sportingbet Stadium in Penrith, Australia.

The winner of the match, which kicks off at 9.30pm (Fiji time), will join Australia, New Zealand and England in the Four Nations competition to be played in October.

Fiji Bati team manager Mesake Navugona said the players were ready to take on Samoa, which had named a strong squad for this match.

He said the players had settled in well.

"The team has been in camp at the Chifley Hotel in Penrith from Monday and the boys have settled in well," Navugona said.

"We have just finished our first field session training at St Mary's League ground and the boys are showing keenness to play on Saturday."

Fiji Bati — Kevin Naiqama (Penrith Panthers), Marika Koroibete (Wests Tigers), Semi Radradra (Parramatta Eels), Lote Tuqiri (South Sydney Rabbitohs), Eto Nabuli (Penrith Panthers), Alipate Tani (Cutters), Aaron Groom (Asquith), Ashton Sims (c) (North Queensland Cowboys), James Storer (Illawarra), Kane Evans (Sydney Roosters), Vitale Jr Roqica (Cronulla Sharks), Peni Botiki (Cutters), Korbin Sims (Newcastle Knights), Waqa Blake (Penrith Panthers), Reagan Campbell-Gillard (Penrith Panthers), Osea Sadrau (Fiji), Atunaisa Turagaiviu (Fiji)

Toa Samoa — Peter Mata'utia (St George Illawarra Dragons), Daniel Vidot (Brisbane Broncos), Ricky Leutele (Cronulla Sharks), Krisnan Inu (Canterbury Bulldogs), Young Tonumaipea (Melbourne Storm), Reni Maitua (Canterbury Bulldogs), Penani Manumaleali'i (Cronulla Sharks), Sam Tagataese (Cronulla Sharks), Michael Sio (New Zealand Warriors), David Fa'alogo (Newcastle Knights), Leeson Ah Mau (St George Illawarra Dragons), Dominique Peyroux (New Zealand Warriors), Isaac Liu (Sydney Roosters), Junior Paulo (Parramatta Eels), Dunamis Lui (Manly Sea Eagles), Jesse Sene-Lefao (Manly Sea Eagles), Suaia Matagi (New Zealand Warriors), Carlos Tuimavave (New Zealand Warriors)


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