Fiji 7's team heroics recognized worldwide
November 27, 2015 5:37 pm
The Heroics of the Vodafone Fiji 7’s team on flight Virgin Airlines has been making headlines around the World.
The feature story on World Rugby’s website is also about how the national flyers helped the airline staff during a medical emergency on their way to Brisbane from Nadi.
The defence of Fiji’s HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series crown may not have started yet but the Pacific Islanders are already winners in many people’s eyes.
The Fiji team doctor, physiotherapist and coach rushed to join staff who were attending to a women who’d fallen seriously ill.
In the meantime, players took it upon themselves to ensure lunchtime service continued as normal, serving food and drinks to their fellow passengers.
Coach Ben Ryan posted on tweeter later that “This bunch constantly make me proud.”
Meanwhile, the Dubai 7’s kicks off next Friday at 6pm and you can watch the entire tournament live on FBC TV and catch live commentaries of Fiji’s matches on Radio Fiji One and BULA FM.