August 06, 2017
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NRC squad to march into camp

The Fijian squad for the National Rugby Championship in Australia marches into camp tomorrow to prepare for the first match against Brisbane City on September 02 at the Ballymore Stadium.

The trimmed squad was named today following physical and medical tests which were conducted last week.

Fiji will make its debut in the fourth season of Australia's National Rugby Championship.

The nine teams for the 2017 season include three from New South Wales, two from Queensland, and one each from Australian Capital Territory, Victoria, Western Australia, and Fiji.

The teams will compete in a round-robin tournament format and each team will play four home and away matches after which the top four finishers will qualify for the title semi-finals.

Fiji squad: Loose Head Prop- Eroni Mawi, Osea Ganilau, Joeli Veitayaki; Tight Head Prop- Mosese Ducivaki, Samuela Newa, Kalivati Tawake; Hookers - Mosese Gavidi, Samu Suguturaga, Jale Sassen; Locks- Apisai Tauyavuna, Timoci Temo, Samu Saqiwa, Jale Railalia, Peni Naulago; Loosies- Sakiusa Nadruku, Jiuta Takubu, Filimoni Seru, Mosese Voka, Vasikali Mudu, Kelevi Naimasi, Peni Waqa; Half Back- Frank Lomani, Seru Cavuilati, Sakiusa Gavidi; First Five- Alifereti Veitokani, Peceli Nacebe; Second Five- Cyril Reece, Eroni Vasiteri, Josateki Turuva; Centres- John Stewart, Nemani Talemaitoga, Ifereimi Tovilevu
Wings- Apete Daveta, Eroni Sau, Aporosa Tabulawaki; Fullback- Meli Nakarawa, Apisalome Waqatabu.

By Reginald Chandar


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