Young ruggers contest for U20 squad

Update: 4:58PM FORTY six players were training this morning for the national Under 20 rugby squad trying to return to the World Rugby Trophy competition in 2017.

Head coach Salimoni Ravouvou was today being assisted by Kele Leawere, Seremaia Bai and Viliame Gadolo in working with the players.

About 13 players in the squad have been roped in from the Fiji Schools boys Under 18 team that recently returned from New Zealand playing in the Tri-nations against NZ and Australia.

The U20 team will face Tonga and Cook Islands next month in the Oceania Under 20 Trophy Tournament where the winner will qualify for the 2017 World Rugby Under 20 Trophy and the 2017 Oceania Rugby Under 20 Championship joining Samoa, New Zealand and Australia.

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