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“Dad inspired and supported me to where i am today” Josua Vakurinabili

03 Jun 2020

Fiji Airways Fijian 7s forward Josua Vakurinabili revealed that his Dad the late Tui Conua Ratu Luke Veidovi played a vital role in shaping up his rugby career. Growing up as an ordinary kid in his village in Vatukarasa, Nadroga, the lanky forward never imagined that one day he would go on to don the […]...

World Rugby creates access to optional domestic law trials to further reduce COVID-19 risk

29 May 2020

The World Rugby Executive Committee has approved 10 optional domestic law trials which are designed to provide national member unions with further COVID-19 transmission risk reduction measures if required. Temporary law trials relating to the scrum, tackle, ruck and maul were approved along with a package of best-practice match hygiene measures. Each measure aims to […]...

World Rugby encourages rugby family to Activate at home for rugby’s restart

25 May 2020

Activate is a proven injury-prevention rugby warm-up programme Used regularly, Activate can reduce soft tissue injuries by between 26 and 40 per cent It can also reduce concussion risk by 29 and 60 per cent in youth and adult rugby players It is beneficial for both the elite and community game Elements can be practiced […]...

Virtual High Performance Academy for World Rugby

22 May 2020

In a ground-breaking initiative, World Rugby’s High Performance, Match Officials and Training and Education functions are sharing knowledge and expertise online via a series of webinars as part of a reset and readiness strategy for when global rugby activities are safe and ready to resume. VIEW VIDEO OF ‘RESTART RUGBY’ PREPARATIONS >> Delivered as a series of webinars and online content, the strategy will […]...

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The Fiji national rugby union team is a member of the Pacific Islands Rugby Alliance (PIRA) formerly along with Samoa and Tonga. In 2009, Samoa announced their departure from the Pacific Islands Rugby Alliance, leaving just Fiji and Tonga. Fiji are ranked tenth in the world by the IRB as of 16 June 2014.

Despite the relatively small size of their represented country, in the 2007 Rugby World Cup Fiji defeated Wales 38–34 to claim a quarter final spot (theoretically placing them in the top 8 teams in the world) and proceeded to give eventual winners South Africa a scare eventually going down 37–20.