Neil Barnes joins Flying Fijians coaching panel
October 22, 2017 4:26 pm
Fiji Airways Flying Fijians coach John McKee, has included Chiefs assistant coach, Neil Barnes, in his coaching panel for the November tour
Barnes is currently the forward coach of Chiefs in Super Rugby and will be the line-out specialists for the Flying Fijians in the tour next month
McKee says, Barnes comes in with a lot of experience and is expected to play key role in improving the Flying Fijians.
“He comes with a lot of coaching in-credentials and also coming out of Chiefs environment it will be a great benefit for us we will be able to get certainly first hand input from such an experienced coach around some of the things they have been doing with Chiefs in the last few seasons.”
The local players’ part of the Flying Fijians squad goes into camp on Thursday.
Fiji begins its campaign on 11th of November against Italy followed by Ireland and then Canada.