Vodafone Flying Fijians Coach, John McKee has named his extended squad for the 2016 June Tests. This will include the Pacific Nations cup and form the first stage of the RWC 2019 qualifying process for the Pacific Teams.
Mckee said that the June tests will be an important and challenging Test Series for the team.
“I am pleased to announce the following extended squad for the Flying Fijians June Test Series. The following players have been selected based on playing form shown across various Professional Competitions in Europe and Super Rugby as well as the Telecom Fiji Warriors in the Pacific Rugby Challenge.”
“The June Tests will be a very important and challenging Test Series for us” Mckee added.
The Tonga and Samoa Tests will be played for the Pacific Nations Cup and form the first stage of the RWC 2019 qualifying process for the Pacific Teams. Georgia will tour the Pacific for a three test series for the first time and, based on their RWC performance and recent winning of the European Nations Cup will be a challenging opposition.
The final selection for The Flying Fijians June Tests will be made mid-May with the naming of a 28 man squad.
“Players may be added to this extended squad at any time” said Mckee.
The selected players for the extended squad are:
Leeroy Atalifo, Isei Colati, Mesake Doge, Taniela Koroi, Campese Ma’afu, Peni Ravai, Manasa Saulo, Joeli Veitayaki, Sunia Koto, Jale Sassen, Tuapati Talemaitoga, Vili Veikoso, Tevita Cavubati, Sikeli Nabou, Leone Nakarawa, Api Ratuniyarawa, Savenaca Tabakanalagi, Mataiasi Ucutabua, Naulia Dawai, Johnny Dyer, Akapusi Qera, Eremasi Radrodro, Malakai Ravulo, Nemia Soqeta, Netani Talei, Dominiko Waqaniburotu, Peceli Yato, Nemia Kenatale, Nikola Matawalu, Henry Seniloli, Serupepeli Vularika, Seremaia Bai, Sevanaia Galala, Gabby Lovobalavu, Eroni Vasiteri, Albert Vulivuli, Ben Volavola, Vereniki Goneva, Jone Macilai, Benito Masilevu, Kini Murimurivalu, Nemani Nadolo, Waisea Nayacalevu, Timoci Nagusa, Alifereti Raka, Savenaca Rawaca, John Stewart, Metuisela Talebula, Asaeli Tikoirotuma, Joshua Tuisova, Samisoni Viriviri, Watisoni Votu, Nacani Wakaya