Police 7s enforcer Suliano Volivoli has earned himself a plane ticket to LA after Fiji Airways Fijian 7s Head Coach Gareth Baber included him in his 14 member touring squad for the next two legs of the HSBC World Sevens Series.
Baber said Volivoli’s consistent work ethic and attitude to training has impressed.
“He’s got a maturity about his game, and he knows the game of sevens, he just loves to work, he’s got a great work ethic and that’s what we love about him.”
Baber believes the team will need to lift to another level across all areas of their game from Sydney.
“With big effort from the boys we will continue to get better in every tournament we play”
“I’m quite pleased with the way that we’ve been training, and now, we’ve got a good opportunity going into LA against teams that have beaten us previously, to step up.”
He added that their biggest challenge is to get the results they need from their pool.
“We won’t let anything distract us of what we aiming for, it’s about being focused on the job at hand, getting those performances right and continuing to develop how we play.”
Los Angeles 7s kicks off on Saturday 29 February at the Dignity Health Sports Park, the current home Stadium for the LA Galaxy(MLS) and the LA Chargers(NFL)
Fijian 7s takes on an invitational South Korea 7s team in their first pool match on Sunday 1st March at 6.30am(FT)
The Vancouver 7s kicks of from 7-8 March.
Fiji Airways Fijian Sevens Los Angeles and Vancouver Sevens TOURING SQUAD