Fijivillage
NEWS SPORTS

Derenalagi, Tuimaba and Botitu hope to continue 2018-2019 series form as they head into new season

Derenalagi, Tuimaba and Botitu hope to continue 2018-2019 series form as they head into new season

By Naveel Krishant
Tuesday 19/11/2019
Fiji 7s team at the London 7s

Meli Derenalagi, Aminiasi Tuimaba and Vilimoni Botitu will be hoping to continue their fine form from last season as we head into the new HSBC 7s Series from next month. 

The Fiji Airways Men’s National 7s trio were also nominated for the Rookie of the Year Award last season which was eventually won by Derenalagi while Botitu was the winner of DHL Rugby Impact Player Award.

Tuimaba was Fiji’s highest try scorer with 46 tries, Botitu scored 26 tries while Derenalagi scored 17 tries. 

The three together with World 7s Series Player of the Year, Jerry Tuwai, Alasio Naduva, Paula Dranisinukula and Sevuloni Mocenacagi will play a key role as Fiji aims to defend the 7s series title and defend the Olympic Gold medal in Tokyo next year. 

Meanwhile, Fiji is pooled with France, Argentina and Japan for the Dubai 7s which starts from on the 6th of next month. 

 

Stay tuned for the latest news on our radio stations

CFL radio frequencies
IN DEPTH
SODELPA spectacle
With SODELPA going through changes and opposition within the party, we give you all the stories that covered these ...
7 days ago

USP Saga
Full coverage of the USP saga including coverage of protests, investigations, reports and ...
7 days ago

Fiji's approach to deal with effects of the COVID-19 Pandemic
As Fiji battles against the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, many individuals and organisations have come forward to lend a helping ...
71 days ago
FEATURE NEWS
5 new COVID19 cases
Five new COVID-19 cases. This means there have 8 border quarantine cases since 6th July 2020. All cases in stable condition. Only one of the cases hav...
6 minutes ago
LATEST NEWS
Home & Living opens its 11th store in Korovou
Home & Living has opened its 11th store in Korovou which is expected to employ 4 people. The investment is over $100,000. Speaking during ...
2 hours ago

Congo National accused of murder to undergo psychiatric evaluation
High Court Judge, Justice Daniel Goundar has ordered that the 39-year-old Congo National Kiala Henry Lusaka who is alleged to have murdered his wife ...
2 hours ago

Super-yachts want to come to Fiji during this time – Koya
Tourism Minister Faiyaz Koya says there has been a large amount of inquiries from people with super-yachts that want to come to Fiji during this ...
2 hours ago

Alleged arsonist fit to stand trial - Justice Goundar
The 38-year-old man who is alleged to have set his house on fire in Nadawa on the 5th of June is fit to take plea and stand trial. High Court ...
4 hours ago

Former Project Officer for the Ministry of Health sentenced to more than 10 years imprisonment for raping woman
A former Project Officer for the Ministry of Health and Medical Services who raped a woman at their work place in Ba in July 2017 has been sentenced ...
4 hours ago

TOP