Seruvakula names final squad for Brisbane Tens
February 6, 2018 4:33 am
Fiji Giants (Tuwawa) coach Senirusi Seruvakula has named his final squad for the Brisbane Global Tens tournament which kicks off on Friday.
The side will be led by Fijian Drua flanker Mosese Voka and will have the services of experienced players like Kalivati Tawake,Viliame Rarasea, Peni Raidre, Joeli Veitayaki, Mosese Ducivaki and Eroni Mawi.
Chris Kuridrani is likely to join the team to replace Seru Cavuilati who was not able to travel.
Laced with seasoned and young local players, FRU Chief Executive John Oconnor says the Fiji Giants will be sure to attract plenty support as the side makes its debut at this year’s tournament.
“This is a great opportunity to play at a higher level of competition for you and you must take advantage of this great opportunity. So I challenge you to go out there showcase your talents make an impact and win the tournament.”
Fiji is pooled with Brumbies, Crusaders, and Hurricanes in “Pool C which also dubbed the pool of death.
The Senirusi Seruvakula coached side departed for Brisbane this afternoon.
Fiji will take on Brumbies in its opening match at 3.09pm Friday and will then meet Hurricanes at 7.01pm Friday and will then play the Crusaders at 1.04pm Saturday.
Following the Brisbane Tens, Fiji will then play a Super Rugby Pre-season match against the Queensland Reds at Ballymore Stadium the 15th of this month at 7pm.
The Selected Players are:
Prop – Joeli Veitayaki, Mosese Ducivaki, Kalivati Tawake, Eroni Mawi, Timoci Sauvoli.
Hooker – Ratunaisa Navuma, Vesi Rarawa, Veremalua Vugakoto.
Locks/Flanker – Fabiano Rogovakalali, Levani Kurimudu, Viliame Rarasea, Albert Tuisue, Mosese Voka, Peni Raidre, Filimoni Seru.
Half Back/Fly Half – Serupepeli Vularika, Frank Lomani
1st Five – Jone Manu.
Centre – Ifereimi Tovilevu, Lepani Raiyala, Penasio Kunabuli, Enele Malele.
Wing/Full Back – Aporosa Tabulawaki, Timoci Sinate, Inia Tawalo.