RWC Diary Day 21 - Support
19 September, 2011
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Not really too much to say with today being a rest day, with players making the most of their free time taking in the delightful charms of window shopping in Auckland, while those players that didn’t go out spent their time with relatives and friends who came around visiting, while others just chilled in their rooms.
Tomorrow training starts in earnest for the players with Sunday's clash against Samoa a must win game for us and it’s good to note within the camp the mood is one of great optimism and confidence. Assistant coach Greg Mumm believes a great deal of that confidence is to do with the support the team is receiving from many of you.
“One of the big things we take our strength from is the reception we get from the public and the messages we get from back home,” Mumm said.
“The support’s been amazing, I know this weekend in Auckland against Samoa it’s a sold out game, and we’re going to take a lot of faith in knowing the Fijian support is going to be right behind us.”
There are two training sessions scheduled for tomorrow – one in the morning and one in the afternoon - and for the next few days the players will be asked questions in training as they prepare for the most important game in their careers.
Mumm though believes the whole squad is up to the challenge.
“Everyone’s talking up Wales and everyone’s talking up Samoa … we’re just confident that if we work hard we’ll get the results we want,”
Until tomorrow, moce mada. View the Flying Fijians RWC 2011 photo gallery.
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