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RWC: Flying Fijians videos: 17/10/23

October 17, 2023 11:08 am

Fiji Water Flying Fijians captain Waisea Nayacalevu expressed his disappointment with the match officials after their gut-renching 24-30 loss to England in the quarterfinals of the Rugby World Cup yesterday.

A Fiji rugby warrior has decided that the 2023 Rugby World Cup would be his last.

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There was even more celebration by fans in Marseille, France despite the Fiji Water Flying Fijians loss to England in the Rugby World Cup quarterfinal.

Fiji’s shot at history will be known after the dust settles at Orange Velladrone in Marseille, France.

Akuila Cama LIVE from Marseille to tell us more about our side.

It’s been five years since Fiji Water Flying Fijians forward Albert Tuisue started as a lock at Test level but it’s nothing new for him.

Fijian fans make their presence felt before the RWC quarterfinal against England in Marseille.

Head coach Simon Raiwalui has made five changes to his starting 15 that suffered a one-point loss against Portugal in Toulouse last week.

Akuila Cama LIVE from France tells us if it was difficult for Coach Simon Rawalui to select players in key positions this week.

Fiji Water Flying Fijians hooker Tevita Ikanivere was eight years old when the national side played South Africa in the quarterfinal of the 2007 Rugby World Cup.

England coach Steve Borthwick and his coaching team knows the Fiji Water Flying Fijians are good at the breakdown.

Will Vilive Miramira get his big break this week against England in the Rugby World Cup quarterfinal?

Former Flying Fijians Captain Ro Alifereti Doviverata is optimistic about the potential of the Fiji Water Flying Fijians to make significant progress in the Rugby World Cup.

Building phases and being patient

Nadroga’s Api Ratuniyarawa is in line for his third Rugby World Cup appearance.

Sireli Matavesi passes on

Flying Fijians players Fiji Day wish

Fiji shifts focus to England

In a rugby showdown that left fans around the world on the edge of their seats, the Fiji Water Flying Fijians encountered an unexpected hurdle in their Rugby World Cup pool game against Portugal.

The better team won this morning at Stade De Toulouse according to Levani Botia.

The Fiji Water Flying Fijians is the only tier two side in the Rugby World Cup quarterfinals.

The Fiji Water Flying Fijians understand that it’s an important week for Fiji as a nation.

Rugby fans in Bordeaux, France, bid a fond farewell to the Fiji Water Flying Fijians as they depart for Toulouse.

Fiji Water Flying Fijians prop Peni Ravai reflects on an uncertain future after his medical retirement in France last year.

Portugal’s rugby prowess has captured the attention of the Fiji Water Flying Fijians.

Frank Lomani’s praise for Simione Kuruvoli and Peni Matawalu: World-class halfbacks in his eyes.

The Fiji Water Flying Fijians coaching staff is expected to make minimal changes to their matchday 23 against Portugal in their last Rugby World Cup pool match.

Less than two weeks ago Emosi Tuqiri was enjoying his Super Rugby Pacific off season training with the Drua in Fiji.

There’s been a few bumps and bruises for some of our Fiji Water Flying Fijians stars following their physical encounter against Georgia on the weekend.

For someone that played football from childhood until he was 18, rugby was never part of the bigger picture.

The Fiji Water Flying Fijians have four days to iron things out before playing Portugal in a crucial match in Toulouse, France next Monday.

Australia’s hopes for the Rugby World Cup quarter-finals stay afloat with a 34-14 win over Portugal in their final pool match this morning.

Fiji Water Flying Fijians assistant coach Brad Harris has responded to Wallabies coach Eddie Jones comments at the post match press conference on Sunday about buying some kava for the national side with his credit card.

Next job for Flying Fijians

Players disappointed despite win

Outstanding performance by Botia – ‘Demolition Man’ showcased ‘Play Like A Fijian’ spirit

Fijians in full support – Many traveled from other parts of the world!

The goal is still the same for the Fiji Water Flying Fijians at this year’s Rugby World Cup.

The physical battle at the breakdown will be something to watch when the Fiji Water Flying Fijians play Georgia.

Strong line-up for Georgia clash

Radradra glad to be back on the wing

Georgia makes seven changes for Fiji clash

Flying Fijians Captains run and soccer skills

Georgia to present a different test

Scrum success at 100%

Live cross with Akuila Cama with the latest about the team.

Tuqiri arrives in Bordeaux

Flying Fijians training session

Improvement in contact zone

Live cross from Akuila

Late freedom fighters psychs Tuisue

The brains behind players’ fitness

Tuqiri making a name for himself

Tuqiri making a name for himself

Wales book quarter-final berth and leave Australia on verge of early exit
Tuisova expects a different Georgia

Koroiduadua out, Tuqiri in
Saulo ready if called in as a replacement
Cawanibuka links faith to team values

Springboks still on track to win World Cup

Portugal and Georgia serve up a thriller

Five tries by Arundell as England win

King Charles meets Flying Fijians

Flying Fijians acknowledge home support

Tawake learning from the best! Great Rugby World Cup experience so far for the Ovalau prop.

The Fiji Water Flying Fijians is using the African philosophy as part of its theme for the Rugby World Cup.

Healthy competition in the team

Flying Fijians Strength and Conditioning Lead Coach, Nacanieli Cawanibuka gives an overview of what the team did when they met His Majesty King Charles III today. [Source: Fiji Rugby]

Flying Fijians team greeted by His Majesty King Charles III.

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Members of the Fiji Water Flying Fijians coaching staff and a few players were part of a rugby clinic at Lormont in Bordeaux today.

Fiji Water Flying Fijians star Semi Radradra has for the first time spoken about the dropped ball against Wales in the dying stages of the game.

Former Flying Fijians representatives are thrilled by the remarkable talent displayed by the current players.

While the Fiji Water Flying Fijians may not possess the extensive resources of Tier One nations in the Rugby World Cup, the team is employing alternative strategies to ensure both their physical and mental readiness.

The Head Coach of the Flying Fijians, Simon Raiwalui, maintains his deep sense of pride in the team’s recent triumph, a 22-15 victory over Australia.

Akuila Cama shares more on Fiji’s victory and celebrations.

This Rugby World Cup victory will undoubtedly be a topic of discussion for years to come, as the Fiji Water Flying Fijians displayed an unprecedented level of dominance in a historic showdown against the Wallabies.

Meanwhile, In Saint Etienne, France this morning, a multitude of passionate Fiji Water Flying Fijians supporters gathered, bearing witness to a moment of great significance in Fiji’s rugby history.

In a historic triumph, the Fiji Water Flying Fijians emerged victorious against the Wallabies, igniting a wave of soaring emotions.

Some say cometh the hour, cometh the man and this morning it was Simione Kuruvoli.

The Fiji Water Flying Fijians re-wrote the script in Saint Etienne, France with some former national reps on the grandstand to witness it.

Flying Fijians player’s reaction after their historic win over Wallabies.
It’ll be Fiji’s final at this Rugby World Cup, with our future in the tournament depending on the result against Australia.

Akuila Cama tells us more about the overall atmosphere among the players.

The Fiji Water Flying Fijians have never beaten the Wallabies in Rugby World Cup history.

The past year has proven to be highly successful for Pacific rugby, with Fiji serving as a prime illustration of this progress.

The experience of being part of a Rugby World Cup campaign is priceless for rookie Fiji Water Flying Fijians flanker Vilive Miramira.

Harris says interesting match ahead

Akuila Cama with the updates from Bordeaux, France

Botitu glad to represent Fiji

France rugby side

Viliame Mata ready for Wallabies clash
Back to jolly ways after loss
Life after rugby in France
Fiji needs to win remaining matches

Bolavucu gives back to rugby

Insurance covers national players

Fiji falls short in remarkable match
Public reaction
Springboks open RWC with a win over Scotland
Japan down brave Chile to take World Cup Pool D lead
Improvement in player’s physique
Highlights: Fiji vs Wales

14 Players to debut against Wales

Flying Fijians set for RWC opener

Flying Fijians eager for more history

Update from Bordeaux

Family root for Radradra

Bolavucu commends Flying Fijians

Fiji U23 taught a footballing lesson

Live Cross update

Tela knows expectations of him

Story to tell for years to come
Former coaches proud of Wainiqolo
Government announce $250K bonus

LIVE Cross update from Akuila Cama who is in France.

Approach, focus doesn’t change

Boost for Cirikidaveta

This year’s Rugby World Cup is special for the Fiji Water Flying Fijians for a number of reasons.

Temo Mayanavanua earned the affectionate nickname of the ‘Humble Giant’ from
his former Covenant Brothers coach and teammates.

Home and Living steps in

The replacement for injured Fiji Water Flying Fijians flyhalf Caleb Muntz will be known in the next few days.
FBC News Deputy Manager Akuila Cama who is in France tells us the latest
on the Fiji Water Flying Fijians team naming.

Former Cuvu College student Ilaisa Droasese is living the dream in France.

While many rugby players seek inspiration abroad, Samu Tawake, the prop for the
Fiji Water Flying Fijians, found his inspiration right at home.

Sigatoka Town is abuzz with excitement with rugby fans in fervent anticipation
of the Flying Fijians’ first Rugby World Cup encounter against Wales.

Our Rugby World Cup journey is taking shape both on and off the field.

Fiji Water Flying Fijians hooker Tevita Ikanivere embodies the wisdom of his late grandfather,
a beacon of inspiration since he embraced rugby at the age of 14 while studying at Queen Victoria School.
Ratu Meli Derenalagi’s dedication and thirst for knowledge have been the driving forces behind
his remarkable journey to success.
Isireli Maqala may be the youngest member of the Fiji Water Flying Fijians, but he has enormous
faith that has taken him to greater heights.
Not-so-good news out of France ahead of the rugby world cup as the
Flying Fijians have lost one of its key players through injury.
FBC News Deputy Manager Akuila Cama who is in France tells us the
latest on the Fiji Water Flying Fijians losing their key player.

There are many ways to motivate someone to achieve their goals.

The Fiji Water Flying Fijians may be punching above their weight on the
field but that hasn’t spared them from being criticized especially on social media.


Akuila Cama with the latest on the preparation of the Flying Fijians side.


Former rugby legends are forecasting that the Fiji Water Flying
Fijians will finally unleash their complete potential at the Rugby World Cup.

An elder brother’s investment in his younger sibling will materialize as he’ll be the first
from the family and village to play at a Rugby World Cup.

The foundation laid by former Fijian rugby players is yielding results
as affirmed by former Fiji Water Flying Fijians inside centre Julian Vulakoro.

When halfback Simione Kuruvoli was selected to join the 2023 Rugby World Cup squad, it came as a shock for some.

Akuila Cama LIVE from France!

Official welcome for Flying Fijians

Baber, Byrne are proud coaches!

Flying Fijians officially welcomed to Rugby World Cup 2023.

Coach commends Flying Fijians growth

Warm welcome of the Flying Fijians at their Team Base Camp in Bordeaux.

Eight weeks ago, it was a different story when the Fiji Water Flying Fijians marched into camp at Welagi village in Taveuni.

Many Fiji Water Flying Fijians fans in England are now making travel arrangements to be in France for the opening match against Wales.

Fiji Water Flying Fijians locks Te Ahiwaru Cirikidaveta and Isoa Nasilasila know the journey will just get tougher from here.

One of the major challenges for the Fiji Water Flying Fijians is having more ball-in-play time.

The Flying Fijians remain steadfast in their aim of reconnecting with the people and understanding why and who they’re playing for.

Australia coach Eddie Jones has expressed his belief that this year’s Rugby World Cup has the potential to leave an indelible mark in everyone’s memory.

The Fiji Water Flying Fijians will have a short break before leaving for France on Thursday where they’ll head straight to their Rugby World Cup base in Bordeaux.

Winning the battle at the breakdown is something the Fiji Water Flying Fijians will try to fix before playing Wales in the World Cup.

Some former national reps shared tears of joys after the Fiji Water Flying Fijians defeated England for the first time, 30-22, in Twickenham.

Akuila Cama LIVE from England with the latest on the teams preparation this week.

A lot has happened at Fiji Rugby headquarters this year, but the recent run of our Fiji Water Flying Fijians has proven that there’s hope at the end of day.

Unbelievable, unthinkable and impossible are just some of the words that best describe what the rugby world witnessed this morning when our Fiji Water Flying Fijians crushed England’s bed of roses in its own garden, Twickenham.

Akuila Cama LIVE from England after witnessing a historic win by the Fiji Water Flying Fijians.

Thousands of Fijian fans turned up at Twickenham today and got what they came for after witnessing a special moment in Fiji’s rugby history.

It will be another battle in the contact zone for the Fiji Water Flying Fijians this weekend.

Akuila Cama live from London, England.

Former national reps are thankful that what they once dreamt of is now a reality with our own team in Super Rugby.

There’s a certain protocol the Fiji Water Flying Fijians follow before and after a game.

Akuila Cama LIVE from France as we had awaited the match against France.

One of the Fiji Water Flying Fijians players itching to get back on the field is Vinaya Habosi.

Former Fiji Water Flying Fijians prop and Prime Minister Sitiveni Rabuka is wishing our side well ahead of their Test against France.

Fiji Water Flying Fijians skipper Semi Radradra believes it’ll be a special moment when they sing the national anthem in I-Taukei before the France Test on Sunday.

Akuila Cama LIVE from France with the latest on the French.

Head coach Simon Raiwalui has also named his matchday 23 with Semi Radradra as captain.

France has also named its side to face the Fiji Water Flying Fijians with some changes.

Akuila Cama LIVE from Pornic France with the latest updates on the Fiji Water Flying Fijians [18/8/23].

Statistics prove improvements as execution vital against France this Sunday.

Flying Fijians welcomed in Pornic, France

The national side sang the Fijian hymn ‘Noqu Masu’ after they were welcomed in Pornic, France.

Akuila Cama live from France:

It was a special training day for the Fiji Water Flying Fijians at their base in Pornic, France this morning.

The side was joined by some former stars including a Melrose Cup winner and 2007 World Cup rep.

Jone Daunivucu reunited today with his 2007 Rugby World Cup mates at Pornic just an hour away from where they slayed the Welsh Dragons.

The Melrose Cup winner came today with former Naitasiri and Fiji Warriors inside center Joe Naisilisili with a few others to make up the defensive numbers at training.

Daunivucu was also given an opportunity to motivate the national side after the session.In Pornic AC-FBCS

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Fiji Water Flying Fijians speedster Vinaya Habosi is back.

After missing the last three Tests against Tonga, Samoa and Japan, the Nadroga man is now ready to play again.

Habosi came with the first group of players last Thursday and went for his medical review here in France where he was given the green light.

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Fiji Water Flying Fijians loose-forward Meli Derenalagi is out to write his own story at the Rugby World Cup.

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Fiji Water Flying Fijians veteran Levani Botia couldn’t believe his eyes when he arrived at training with the rest of the team at Pornic in France.

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