Extreme support motivates Flying Fijians
September 13, 2019 5:48 pm
[Source: Fiji Rugby]
Just 8 days remain before the Flying Fijians play the Wallabies in their opening 2019 Rugby World Cup match.
Everything is slowly falling into place with Fiji now based out of Abashiri after spending a week in Akita.
Fiji Rugby Union’s General Manager Rugby Geoff Webster says the team is motivated with the level of support they are receiving.
Webster is urging fans to continue believing and backing the team.
‘I think it means everything to the players and the staff including myself are very mindful of what and who we represent when we are competing at the World Cup all I can ask is keep supporting the team and it’s good to know that we have the whole country behind us’.
Meanwhile, Leone Nakarawa has been labelled by overseas media as one of the five players to watch at the Rugby World Cup.
The ‘Octopus’, as he is called by teammate Jale Vatubua, is among four Fiji squad members at the World Cup who also won a gold medal at the Rio Olympics in 2016.
With 59 caps, the 31-year-old Nakarawa is one behind Campese Ma’afu as Fiji’s most experienced player at the World Cup.
The Flying Fijians will play Australia next Saturday at 4:45pm.