21st September 09:59 AM
Fiji Airways Drua squad named for Melbourne Rising match
By Lena Reece
Friday 08/09/2017
Fiji Airways Drua training

Ratunaisa Nauma has been named to start at Hooker this weekend for the Fiji Airways Drua as they prepare to face Melbourne Rising in the second round of the National Rugby Championship.

He replaces Samu Suguturaga who has been suspended for 20 weeks.

Fiji Airways Drua Coach, Senirusi Seruvakula has confirmed that there are no major injury concerns and a lot of the players that started last Saturday against Brisbane City are fit for tomorrow’s Round 2 clash. 

Peceli Nacebe starts at flyhalf, Ifereimi Tovilevu gets a start at centre pushing captain John Stewart to fullback.

Seruvakula says this is a chance for Nacebe to showcase his talent. 

Former Fiji 7's player Samu Saqiwa gets a start at blindside flanker and Suva flanker Peni Raidre starts at No. 8 with Eroni Sau starting on the right wing. 

Melbourne Rising have named Kitione Ratu on the right wing.

The Fiji Airways Drua will take on Melbourne Rising at 5pm tomorrow. 

Fiji Airways Drua:

1. Joeli Veitayaki Jr.

2. Ratunaisa Nauma

3. Kalivati Tawake

4. Peni Naulago

5. Apisai Tauyavuca

6. Samu Saqiwa

7. Mosese Voka

8. Peni Raidre

9. Frank Lomani

10. Peceli Nacebe

11. Apete Daveta

12. Eroni Vasiteri

13. Ifereimi Tovilevu

14. Eroni Sau

15. John Stewart ©

Reserves

16. Osea Naganilau

17. Eroni Mawi

18. Mosese Ducivaki

19. Sakiusa Nadruku

20. Filimoni Seru

21. Seru Cavuilati

22. Kini Douglas

23. Cyril Reece

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