Raiwalui named Flying Fijians Head Coach
Fiji Rugby Union is pleased to announce Simon Raiwalui as the Head Coach of the Flying Fijians on our Road to the Rugby World Cup in France at the end of the year.
Raiwalui, who currently is the General Manager High Performance will be in charge of the team for the upcoming Pacific Nations Cup, international test matches, and apparently the Rugby World Cup in France. The Flying Fijians match schedule for this season are as follows:
FRU Board Deputy Chairman-Director Daniel Whippy congratulated Raiwalui on his appointment and wished him all the very best for the tough task ahead.
Director Whippy said after going through a thorough and stringent process and analyzing the capabilities of the interested applicants, the Board made a decision to hand over the Flying Fijians coaching responsibility to Rawalui.
“Raiwalui is no stranger to Fiji Rugby as currently, he has been doing great work being the General Manager High Performance and I believe Raiwalui being a coach and former Flying Fijian Captain, it will be smooth sailing for him and the team. Especially with the Rugby World Cup just around the corner,” said Director Whippy.
Railwaui is expected to announce his set of assistant coaches and management soon.