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Battle for place in final 31 member Rugby World Cup squad intensifying - McKee
By Navitalai Naivalurua
Thursday 15/08/2019

The Fiji Airways Flying Fijians Coach John McKee says the battle for place in the final 31 member squad for the Rugby World Cup is intensifying since most of the players will be trying to make their first appearance in the Rugby World Cup.

For players such as Setariki Tuicuvu, Alivereti Veitokani, Frank Lomani and a few others this will be their first Rugby World Cup if their names are announced tomorrow.

Flying Fijians coach John McKee will be naming his 31 member squad to the Rugby World Cup at the Grand Pacific Hotel at midday tomorrow.

Fiji will face Tonga in their last test match on the 31st of this month before taking on the Wallabies on the 21st of next month at 4.45pm in their first pool match of the Rugby World Cup.

Fiji is pooled with Australia, Wales, Georgia and Uruguay.

The Rugby World Cup will begin from the 20th of next month to the 2nd of November.

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