Team comes first-Matavesi
Fiji Rugby Union
October 5, 2015 12:42 am
Vodafone Flying Fijians fly-half Joshua Matavesi says the team always comes first despite mis-reports on his confusion and de-motivation by Fiji’s treatment during Rugby World Cup.
Speaking from the Fiji team-base in Swansea, Wales Matavesi says although he wishes he could have played a bigger role but the team always comes first.
He was referring to his overall game time in RWC2015 and Fiji’s last Pool A match against Wales where he was fielded as a late replacement and where the Welsh team went onto to beat Fiji 23-13 last Friday.
He did reiterate the bigger picture in terms of the team and his support for players who are called on to don the national jersey.
Recent media reports have quoted Matavesi as being confused and accused the Fiji camp for treating him unfairly.
Matavesi added that he is frustrated at not being able to test himself against the best in the world however recognizes the bigger picture of the team and the opportunity he has to play for Fiji with such a talented group.
Fiji’s final Pool match is against Uruguay at 7am on Wednesday and you can watch it live on FBC TV.
You can also catch the live commentary of the match on Radio Fiji One and Bula FM.