17-year-old Wakeham in Fiji Warriors squad
January 8, 2020 4:58 pm
Seventeen-year-old Janeiro Wakeham
Seventeen-year-old Janeiro Wakeham has been named in the Swire Shipping Fiji Warriors extended squad.
The Suva Grammar School student from Savusavu is part of the Fiji Rugby Union’s Elite Player Pathway program.
He has been named in the Warriors 47-member squad for the 2020 World Rugby Pacific Challenge to be played at Suva’s ANZ Stadium in March.
The squad consists majority of the Under-20 players who will be challenged to perform at the upper level.
Jiuta Wainiqolo is the lone Flying Fijian in the squad.
The Warriors will be coached by former Flying Fijians skipper Kele Leawere.
Fiji Warriors, Junior Japan, Samoa A and Tonga A will be part of the Pacific Challenge.
The team that records the maximum number of competition points after three rounds will be declared the winner.
Swire Shipping Fijian Warriors Extended squad:
Loose Head Prop
Tight Head Prop
World Rugby Pacific Challenge Fixtures:
Round 1: 6th March 2020 – ANZ Stadium, Suva
2.30pm Junior Japan V Tonga A
5pm Fiji Warriors V Samoa A
Round 2: 10th March 2020 – ANZ Stadium, Suva
2.30pm Samoa A V Junior Japan
5pm Fiji Warriors V Tonga A
Round 3: 14th March 2020 – ANZ Stadium, Suva
1pm Tonga A V Samoa A
3.30pm Fiji Warriors V Junior Japan