18th October 02:51 AM
Some of the Fiji Airways Drua players to join Fiji 7s team camp
By Rusiate Baleilevuka
Thursday 09/11/2017
John Stewart [left] and Samu Saqiwa are some of the players to join Fiji 7s team camp

Fiji Airways National Men’s 7s coach Gareth Baber will have a good depth of players ahead of the 2017/2018 World Sevens Series when some of the Drua players join the national sevens camp in a few weeks.

Speaking to Fijivillage, Baber says this will benefit the team in the long run with so many quality players available to choose from in the series.

Some of the Drua players who are expected to join the national sevens training squad include Eroni Sau, Apete Daveta, Vasikali Mudu, Samu Saqiwa and John Stewart.

Meanwhile, Mesulame Kunavula, Sevuloni Moceinacagi and Banuve Tabakaucoro have been rested for this weekend with injuries.

Baber is confident this side will do a great job for them this weekend in the Oceania 7s.

Some of the experienced players who will be playing this weekend include Jerry Tuwai, Vatemo Ravouvou, Apisai Domolailai, Kalione Nasoko, Josua Vakurinabili, Waisea Nacuqu, Samu Bale and Paula Dranisinukula.

Fiji's first game will be against New Caledonia at 4.40pm tomorrow while their second game is against American Samoa at 7.40pm.

The Cup quarters start at 11am Saturday, the semis start at 3pm while the Cup final is at 6.46pm Saturday.

The Fijiana will play their first game against Samoa at 11.40am tomorrow.

The Oceania 7s will be held tomorrow and Saturday at the ANZ Stadium.

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