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Naikelimusu team

Tomasi Boginiso, Nepani Rd, Nasinu
Thursday, May 28, 2015

THE glory from the 7s series has brought a lot of inspiration to the boys from Naimalavau Village in the Tebara delta.

They only fish, farm and sell their produce to feed their families and for the trips for their game on Saturdays.

For rugby boots it's the old Fijian way of kerekere and those without boots it's a waiting game at the bench until someone comes off the field, when the boots also change hands.

The shorts and socks are almost similar to the barbarian tradition of bringing your own.

For a playing field there is hardly any and they walk for about 2kms to train and would share with another two teams which is on first come first serve basis.

And for their games on Saturdays it's find your own way to and from the games. And those who could not afford await their colleague for updates of the outcome.

The world series champion have inspired, motivated and encouraged the boys to push on hoping someone will hear their prayers and only God knows if a Naikelimusu boy will be heading for Rio.

The Ministry of Youth, Fiji Rugby Union or anyone who is willing to look into the boys' needs. It would be more than the series victory for them.





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