24th September 02:34 AM
Viriviri wants World Cup glory
By fijivillage.com
Monday 24/06/2013
When Waisale Serevi lifted the Melrose Cup in 1997 for the first time, Samisoni Viriviri was just an ordinary 9-year-old boy attending Vunayasi Primary School in Nadi.

Viriviri was at Nadi College as a 17-year-old in 2005 when Fiji won the World Cup for the second time but now the 25-year-old has a chance to win the Melrose Cup for the third time for Fiji.

The Dratabu man from Nadi whose Grandfather and namesake was also a former Flying Fijians halfback and Coach said he watched Fiji win the Cup on television but he will now be part of the action in Moscow.


Viriviri and the National team left for Moscow this morning where Fiji will play Tonga at 12.28am this Saturday in their first pool match of the 7s World Cup. 

We then take on Uruguay at 6.28pm Saturday and Fiji’s last pool match is against Wales at 12.42am Sunday. 

The Cup quarterfinals start at 9pm Sunday, the Cup semis kick off at 12.40am Monday while the World Cup 7s final will start at 4.55am Monday.


Story by: Akuila Cama
Pacific Specialist Healthcare
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