May 06, 2022
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Fijiana 15s chance to jump to Top 20

The Rooster Chicken Fijiana 15’s have a chance to jump into the top 20 ranked women’s international rugby teams if they beat the Wallaroos when they meet for the first time this afternoon.

The Fijiana will climb above Germany and into the top 20 positions for the first time since the ranking system was introduced in 2016.

Wholesale changes by head coach Senirusi Seruvakula with seven personnel and three positional changes to their starting line-up from the team that lost 28-14 to Japan last weekend.

Second-rower Jade Coates, flanker Emma Masi, winger Kolora Lomani and centre Rachel Laqeretabua are in line to make their debut tonight with two more debutants in forwards Ebony Satala and Akosita Ravato to come off the bench.

The match kicks at 7pm today at Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane.
 
Rooster Chicken Fijiana line-up: Joma Rubuti, Karalaini Naisewa, Vika Matarugu, Jade Coates, Merevesi Ofakimalino, Ema Adivitaloga, Emma Masi, Sereima Leweniqila, Reijeli Uluinayau, Luisa Yaranamua, Vitalina Naikore, Rachel Laqeretabua, Talei Wilson, Kolora Lomani Roela Radiniyavuni, Keleni Marawa, Mereoni Namositava, Ebony Satala, Akosita Ravato, Teresia Tinanivalu, Rusila Tamoi

By Noa Biudole

 


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