September 30, 2013
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Uate confirmed for League World Cup

Newcastle Knights flyer Akuila Uate has been confirmed as one of three players to join the Vodafone Fiji Bati squad to the Rugby League World Cup 2013.

He has been added onto the list alongside South Sydney Rabbitohs’ John Sutton and Fiji Residents’ and Saru Dragons’ player Peni Botiki.

"The three players were confirmed by Vodafone Fiji BAti head coach Rick Stone over the weekend," FNRL general manager Tomi Finau said.

"All the players are meeting up in Nadi on 7 October. They travel down to Uprising Beach Resort where they will be camping and training for a week."

On 11 October the side plays a warm-up match against Fiji Residents at Prince Charles Park in Nadi. The match kicks off 7pm.

Finau also confirmed that Sisa Waqa has been cleared off injuries and should be flying in with the rest of the overseas players.

24-Vodafone Bati squad: Sisa Waqa, Wes Naiqama (VC), Kevin Naiqama, Darryl Millard, Marika Koroibete, Semi Radradra, Ilisavani Jegesa, Aaron Groom, Apisai Koroisau, James Storer, Alipate Noilea, Kaliova Tani, Tariq Sims, Korbin Sims, Ashton Sims, Petero Civoniceva (Captain), Kaine Evans, Jason Bukuya, Vitale Jnr Roqica, Tikiko Noke, Eloni Vunakece , Peni Botiki, Akuila Uate, John Sutton

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