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Eight Drua players named in Flying Fijians squad

October 15, 2018 6:35 pm

Eight Fiji Airways Drua players have been named in the Flying Fijians squad for the November test matches in Europe.

Drua skipper Mosese Voka, front rowers Eroni Mawi, Mesulame Dolokoto, Ratu Vere Vugakoto, half-back Frank Lomani, Albert Tuisue and star fly-half Alivereti Veitokani have made the cut in the 29 member squad.

Former Fiji 7s winger Eroni Sau and Clermont full-back Setareki Tuicuvu are expected to make their debut for the Flying Fijians next month while Metuisela Talebula and Sam Matavesi are making their come-back.

Coach John McKee has also dropped skipper Akapusi Qera who has been without a contract in France.

Dominiko Waqaniburotu will captain the side in the three test matches.

Fiji begins its autumn test campaign against Scotland on the 10th of next month, then faces Uruguay seven days later and plays France in its last test match on the 24th of November.

The Fiji Airways Flying Fijians Selected are:

Campese Maáfu, Joeli Veitayaki, Eroni Mawi, Mesulame Dolokoto, Ratu Vere Vugakoto, Sam Matavesi, Kalivati Tawake, Manasa Saulo, Ropate Rinakama, Leone Nakarawa, Tevita Cavubati, Albert Tuisue, Dominiko Waqaniburotu, Peceli Yato, Mosese Voka, Viliame Mata, Nemani Nagusa, Frank Lomani, Henry Seniloli, Ben Volavola, Alivereti Veitokani, Eroni Vasiteri, Jale Vatubua, Semi Radradra,Vereniki Goneva, Josua Tuisova, Setareki Tuicuvu, Metuisela Talebula, Eroni Sau.

Players on Standby:
Ratunaisa Navuma, Tuapati Talemaitoga, Api Ratuniyarawa, Semi Kunatani, Seru Vularika, Nikola Matawalu, Benito Masilevu, Sevanaia Galala.

Unavailable for selection due to injury:
Waisea Nayacelevu, Nemani Nadolo, Timoci Nagusa, Kini Murmurivalu, Patrick Osbourne.