Airways Fijian Drua Coach Senirusi Seruvakula has made only one change to his 23-member squad for the match
against Canberra Vikings tomorrow.
round five match in chilly Canberra will be a test for the Drua.
very important match for us.” said Seruvakula
moment we are in fifth place and the Vikings are just above us so we need to
will be looking for a repeat effort from the core group that played a vital
role in their massive 76-29 win over Sydney Rays last weekend in Lautoka.
Joeli Veitayaki will lead the front row together with in-form hooker Tevita
Ikanivere and tighthead prop Mosese Ducivaki.
Naqali and Epeli Radaniva will lock horns at number 4 and 5 while Eremasi
Radrodro and Ulaiasi Lawavou will be the flankers. Jonny Dyer retains his
position at number eight.
Vularika and Caleb Muntz again form the halves combinations.
midfield, Cyril Reece this time partners with Poasa Waqanibau who missed last
week while speedster Nacanieli Narequva shifts to right wing and Jiuta
Wainiqolo gets the nod on the left.
Malele will celebrate his birthday weekend in the number 15 jersey.
RFMF World Defence Trophy champions Ratu Penijamini Makutu, Filimoni Seru and
Peni Naulago are expected to add fire power off the bench.
said “There was no injuries in the team and I have included three more players
into this touring party who just came back from Military World Cup in Japan.”
are trying our best to get there and the players have started to have that bond
amongst each other, with the right combinations and playing our Fijian style.”
highlighted Vikings will throw everything to win the match on Saturday.
will be a tough match against the Vikings with five Wallabies on stand-by and
12 contracted Brumbies.
just have to stick to our game plan and expose our talents” he said.
Airways Fijian Drua faces Canberra Vikings – 2pm this Saturday.
Fiji Airways Fijian Drua squad VS Canberra Vikings
16. Ratunaisa Navum
17. Ratu Penijamini Makutu
18. Timoci Sauvoli
19. Peni Naulago
20. Filimoni Seru
21. Peni Matawalu
22. Peceli Nacebe
23. Aporosa Tabulawaki