Bai and Seruvakula to assist Raiwalui

February 27, 2023 4:35 pm

From left: Seremaia Bai, Head Coach Simon Raiwalui and Senirusi Seruvakula

Three former Flying Fijians players will assist new Head Coach Simon Raiwalui for the Rugby World Cup in France this year.

Raiwalui announced his assistant coaches in a press conference at Rugby House today.

The Flying Fijians coach has roped in Seremaia Bai, former national prop Graham Dewes, and Senirusi Seruvakula as assistant coaches.

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Also included is Fijian Drua assistant coach Brad Harris.

Raiwalui has retained the services of former All Blacks inside center Daryl Gibson and Glen Jackson in his coaching team.

From left: Senirusi Seruvakula, Head Coach Simon Raiwalui and Seremaia Bai

Seruvakula will be responsible for contact, ruck and culture while Bai is kicking and skills coach.

Dewes will look after the scrum and Jackson will handle the attack and backs.

Harris has been given the lineouts and mauls with Gibson as defense coach.