Vaiti selected to attend Fijiana 15s trials

Vaiti Waqatabu (right) is one of the big names selected to attend the trials for the Fiji Airways Fijiana 15s team. Picture: FT FILE

FORMER Fiji Pearls rep Vaiti Waqatabu is one of the big names selected to attend the trials for the Fiji Airways Fijiana 15s team to tour Australia next month.

The side also included former Fijiana 15s skipper and Fiji Rugby Female player of the Lailani Burnes alongside Fiji Airways Fijiana 7s captain  Ana Maria Roqica.

Other Fijiana 7s players named in the trials include speedsters Tima Ravisa and Miriama Naiobasali, Rusila Nagasau, Priscilla Siata, Asinate Savu, Lavenia  Tinai, Litia Naiqato and Merewai Cumu to name a few.

This will be the first ever Fijiana 15s team to play in Australia and to face Brumbies and Newcastles women on June 11 and 16 repsectively.

The trials will be at Burkhurst Park on May 22.

Forwards: Prop – Lailani Burnes, Makelesi Lalabalavu, Tarisi Nalau, Miriama Kunagale, Seinimili Leqaleqa, Akanisi Uluikade, Mereoni Yabakidrau, Nioni Nai, Alanieta Ratu, Taraivini Sydney, Litia Marama
Hooker – Ema Adivitaloga, Pasemaca Buadromo, Adi Asenaca Tuena, Lusia Dakuwaqa
Lock/Second Row – Torika Semo, Kinisimere Matakada, Salote Vakaturi, Senimelia Waqa, Adi Vulori Nabure,Salote Kuruibua, Vasemaca Vunisa, Alesi Nuku, Kelera Nadore, Torika Nuku, Vasiti Dominiko, Laisa Taga, Esiteri Bulikiobo, Litia Naiqato
Flanker – Merewairita Nai, Sokoveti Mokubula, Adi Vika Bavui, Jiowana Sauto, Mere Moto, Talica Vodo, Saini Tawa
Number 8 – Karalaini Naisewa, Joma Rabuti, Sereima Leweniqila, Adi Tokasa Raikoso, Sereana Nagatalevu
Backline: Scrum-Half – Fiona Theresa, Adi Losana Naimasi, Veronika Ratu, Tony Ratabua, Raijeli Tale
Fly-Half – Merewalesi Rokouono, Wainikiti Deku, Ana Mataituvou, Siteri Senirara, Losana (Navosa), Tavaita Rowati, Akosita Ravato, Wainikiti Voqadrau
Wing – Olive Togotogorua, Merewai Cumu, Asena Rokomarama, Loata Bucalevu, Lice Ratumaitavuki, Mereseini Leivere, Alisi Diului, Atelini Kaloumaira, Sisilia Tinai
Centre – Melea Salusalu, Lanieta Naibete, Marica Salo, Kelerayani Qiolevu, Litiana Adivolasiga, Miliana Bose, Roela Radiniyavuni, Alisi Komaitai, Unaisi Mokui, Mela Matanatabu, Eseta Caumatalevu, Melini Bui
Full-back – Timaima Samulo, Rusila Tamoi, Vilisi Vakaloloma
Utilities – Elenoa Adinaimata, Solikoviti, Rusila Nagasau, Lavena Cavuru, Priscilla Siata, Asinate Savu, Miriama Naiobasali, Ana Maria Roqica, Ana Maria Naimasi, Mereula Torooti, Viniana Riwai, Tinai, Luisa Basei, Aloesi Nakoci, Vaiti Waqatabu, Tima Ravisa
For any further queries contact Vela Seawale on 8311018

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