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Masilevu to join Brive

Arin Kumar
Thursday, June 19, 2014

NATIONAL sevens rep Benito Masilevu will join French club Brive for the 2014/2015 rugby season.

This was confirmed on the website of the club who are aiming to use his potential in the Top 14 competition.

The 24-year-old schoolteacher is among the highest try-scorers in the 2013/2014 HSBC Sevens World Series with 27 tries to his name.

Brive head coach Nicolas Godignon told the club website they were eager to see Masilevu in the black and white uniform.

"We are very pleased to welcome Benito, a man of challenge. His state of mind is quite that which animates our workforce. He will have to heart to his talent to the team."

Other Fijian players who play in the club are Dominiko Waqaniburotu, Sisa Koyamaibole, Malakai Bakaniceva, Sevania Galala and Venione Voretamaya.

Meanwhile, the Flying Fijians captain is slated to move to Montpellier where he would play with Viriviri and Timoci Nagusa. Seremaia Bai is leaving Castres to join Leicester Tigers.

Racing Metro duo Masi Matadigo and Jone Qovu are moving to Perpignan and La Rochelle respectively while Sitiveni Sivivatu is leaving Clermont to join Castres.

Waikato Chiefs winger Asaeli Tikoirotuma will join English club Harlequins in the Aviva Premiership.

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