16th December 12:07 AM
Competition intensifies within Fiji Men’s 7s squad as they prepare for Oceania 7s
By Semi Turaga
Friday 12/10/2018

Competition within the Fiji Airways Men’s National 7s squad has intensified as preparations for the Oceania 7s next month pick up.

The squad is in Kadavu this week for the Nabukelevu-i-Ra 7s.

Some players in the Fiji 7s team squad playing in the tournament are captain Jerry Tuwai, Waisea Nacuqu, Alasio Naduva, Josua Vakurinabili, Paula Dranisinukula, Batinisavu Uluiyata, Teri Tamani and Kalione Nasoko.

They made a clean sweep in their pool games at the winning 3 bruising encounters.

The national 7s side beat Likuliku 36-nil and defeated Naisogoceva 38-nil in their pool matches.

They also beat Tavuki 38-nil to qualify for the quarterfinals.

There are 28 teams in the competition.

Coach Gareth Baber is also scouting players in the tournament.

Fiji is pooled with  Papua New Guinea and Solomon Islands in the Oceania 7s which will kick off on November 9th at the ANZ Stadium while the Dubai 7s will be held from November 30th.

13 Men’s and 8 Women’s teams will be participating in this year’s tournament.

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