Fijians in action in European club rugby
8 January, 2018, 12:00 am
Fiji Airways Flying Fijians Nemani Nadolo and Kini Murimurivalu scored for their respective sides in the French Top 14 competition over the weekend.
Nadolo scored against Waisea Nayacalevu’s Stade Francais to help his side secure a 28-16 victory.
Nadolo and Timoci Nagusa occupied the wing positions for Montpellier.
Fijian duo Semi Radradra and Josua Tuisova who made various headlines last week were back for the Toulon side against Brive. The result did not go in their favour as Brive picked up a close 13-12 victory.
Elsewhere Ben Volavola’s Bordeaux-BÃ¨gles beat Lyon 19-10 while winger Filipo Nakosi was sin-binned but his Agen side comfortably picked up a 30-3 victory over Castres.
Kini Murimurivalu scored a try for his La Rochelle side against Oyonnax. The match ended 38-38.
In the Pro 14 Nikola Mataiwalu helped his Glasgow Warriors beat Zebre 40-20. Matawalu was named on the left wing.
Meanwhile in the English Premiership Jo Cokanisiga scored a try but it was not enough for his London Irish side which went down 19-15 to Leicester Tigers.
Northampton Saints Api Ratuniyarawa was sent off against Glouster. Northampton won the close encounter 22-19.