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9 Fijian players set to feature for STARS rugby 7s team at Fiji’s Coral Coast 7s
By Timoci Qaranivalu
Tuesday 15/01/2019

9 players with links to Fiji are set to feature for the USA based STARS rugby 7s team at the McDonalds Fiji’s Coral Coast 7s.

They include former national 7s rep Pio Tuwai, Joeli Lutumailagi and Sainivalati Ramuwai.

Tuwai is well known for his offloading abilities, this makes him one of the most exciting player to watch while Lutumailagi will provide pace on the wing.

Team Director Liz Entwhistle says that they have settled well since arriving on Saturday.

She adds that while they are aware of the many challenges to come from local teams, the side have one aim and that is to win the tournament.

Other Fijian players in the team are Sakiusa Gavidi, Isimeli Koniferedi, Sireli Nasawali, Joseva Rakabu, Sevuloni Tawake and Jerry Tuicakau.

Stars USA is in Pool C with Australian Development, Outrigger and Nasaunivalu.

The Coral Coast 7s will be held from tomorrow to Saturday with the Men’s competition to be held on Friday and Saturday at Lawaqa Park.

You can catch the live commentaries of the Cup quarter-finals from 11.20am, semi-finals from 2.50pm and the final from 5pm Saturday on our sister station Viti FM on 92.2FM, 92.6FM and also on 92FM.

Entry to the 4 day event is free.

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