FRU names its squad for NRC
July 27, 2017 4:09 pm
Vodafone Flying Fijians half-back Serupepeli Vularika, utility back John Stewart and prop Kalivati Tawake have been named in the extended squad for the team that will represent Fiji in Australia’s National Rugby Championship.
The Fiji Rugby Union has released an extended 57 member squad which consists of top local players from the provincial clubs.
The players will go through their first fitness test on next Tuesday at the HPU Gym in Suva.
N-R-C will span over eleven weeks from the 2nd September to the 11th November this year and Fiji will make the debut at the tournament.
Loose Head Prop – Joeli Veitayaki, Eroni Mawi, Osea Naganilau, Sanaila Nahuto.
Hooker – Jale Sassen, Samu Suguturaga, Semi Keli, Ratu Naisa Naruma, Mosese Gavidi.
Tight Head Prop – Kalivati Tawake, Mosese Ducivaki, Mesake Doge, Alivereti Rabukawaqa, Samuela Newa.
Left Lock – Sailosi Dawai, Jale Railala, Peni Naulago, Masi Vosa, Samu Saqiwa, Savenaca Ravato.
Right Lock – Tevita Ratuva, Apisai Tauyavuca, Joji Nareki, Mataiasi Ucutabua, Timoci Temo.
Blind Flanker – Mosese Voka, Penijamini Kamaitotoya.
Open Flanker – Vasikali Mudu, Veniona Vuki, Filimoni Seru.
Number 8 – Jiuta Takubu, Jitoko Usumaki, Sakiusa Nadruku.
Half Back – Frank Lomani, Sakiusa Gavidi, Seru Cavuilati, Serupepeli Vularika.
First Five – Jone Manu, Alivereti Veitokani, Peceli Nacebe, Mosese Tikoduadua.
Second Five – Eroni Vasiteri, Cyril Reece, Iferemi Tovilevu.
Center – John Stewart, Eroni Sau, Nemani Taleimaitoga, Josateki Turuva.
Wing – Apete Daveta, Pateresio Buto, Meli Rusa, Aporosa Tabulawaki, Venasio Kunabuli.
Full Back – Meli Nakarawa, Apisalome Waqatabu, Netava Koroisau, Viliame Maiono.