Fiji Rugby World Cup Fixtures, Squad, Group, Guide

first_img Wales Rugby World Cup Fixtures, Squad, Group, Guide TAGS: Fiji Expand Uruguay Rugby World Cup Fixtures, Squad, Group, Guide Wales Rugby World Cup Fixtures, Squad, Group, Guide Fiji Rugby World Cup Fixtures, Squad, Group, GuideFiji came into the tournament with a lot of expectations and while they pushed Australia close in their opening game, a shock defeat by Uruguay in their second ended their hopes of reaching the quarter-finals. They still showed plenty of flair in their final two matches against Georgia and Wales.How They QualifiedFiji qualified for the tournament by winning the Pacific Tri-Nations.Key PlayersImpressive lock Leone Nakarawa is possibly the best offloader on the planet and then there’s Semi Radradra, Peceli Yato, Vereniki Goneva… you get the idea.Offloader: Leone Nakarawa is one of the finest players in the world (Getty Images)The Coach – John McKeeMcKee has been with Fiji since 2014. He has spoken at length about the challenges of assembling a consistent squad but there is some scary talent around. He’s overseen wins over Italy, Scotland, Georgia and France.Major Work-onsWe love their flair but occasionally it gets them into trouble when they face defensive pressure, trying to attack from deep when kicking for territory would be a more pragmatic option. A Plan B is vital.Fiji Rugby World Cup Warm-upsSaturday 13 July 2019: Fiji 27-10 Maori All BlacksSaturday 20 July 2019: Maori All Blacks 26-17 FijiSaturday 27 July 2019: Japan 34-21 FijiSaturday 3 August 2019: Fiji 38-13 CanadaSaturday 10 August 2019: Fiji 10-3 SamoaSaturday 31 August 2019: Fiji 29-19 TongaRelated: 2019 Rugby World Cup Warm-upsFiji Rugby World Cup GroupFiji are in Group D with Australia, Wales, Georgia and Uruguay. Australia Rugby World Cup Fixtures, Squad, Group, Guide Also make sure you know about the Groups, Warm-ups, Dates, Fixtures, Venues, TV Coverage, Qualified Teams by clicking on the highlighted links.Finally, don’t forget to follow Rugby World on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Japan 2019 was the Lelos’ fifth World Cup Uruguay Rugby World Cup Fixtures, Squad, Group, Guide Contest: Fiji lost to Australia back in 2015 (Getty Images)Fiji Rugby World Cup SquadBelow is Fiji’s current 31-man squad for the Rugby World Cup, including their non-travelling reserves;Forwards (17):Mesulame DolokotoSamuel MatavesiRatu Vere VugakotoCampese Ma’afuEroni MawiPeni RavaiManasa SauloKalivati Tawake (replaced by Lee-Roy Atalifo on 5 September after suffering a knee injury)Tevita CavubatiLeone NakarawaApi RatuniyarawaTevita RatuvaSemi KunataniViliame MataMosese VokaDominiko WaqaniburotuPeceli YatoBacks (14):Frank LomaniNikola MatawaluHenry SeniloliLevani BotiaJale VatubuaBen VolavolaVereniki GonevaFilipo NakosiWaisea NayacalevuSemi RadradraJosua TuisovaJoshua MatavesiAlivereti VeitokaniKini MurimurivaluNon-Travelling ReservesJoeli VeitayakiTevita IkanivereLuke TagiAlbert TuisueJohnny DyerNemani NagusaSerupepeli VularikaSevenaia GalalaEroni SauSetareki TuicuvuRelated: 2019 Rugby World Cup FixturesPrevious World Cup Results and RecordFiji’s Rugby World Cup Record: P32 W11 D0 L211987 Quarter-finals1991 Pool stages1999 Quarter-final play-offs2003 Pool stages2007 Quarter-finals2011 Pool stages2015 Pool stages2019 Pool stagesFollow our Rugby World Cup homepage which we update regularly with news and features. Related: 2019 Rugby World Cup GroupsFiji Rugby World Cup Kit LATEST RUGBY WORLD MAGAZINE SUBSCRIPTION DEALScenter_img Australia always seem to raise their game for… Expand A sporadic qualifier for the World Cup, Uruguay… Georgia Rugby World Cup Fixtures, Squad, Group, Guide Australia Rugby World Cup Fixtures, Squad, Group, Guide Georgia Rugby World Cup Fixtures, Squad, Group, Guide Fiji Rugby World Cup FixturesSat 21 Sep Australia 39-21 Fiji (Sapporo) Match ReportWed 25 Sep Fiji 27-30 Uruguay (Kamaishi) Match ReportThu 3 Oct Georgia 10-45 Fiji (Osaka) Match ReportWed 9 Oct Wales 29-17 Fiji (Oita) Match Report Here’s everything you need to know about Fiji at this World Cup Expand Collapse Warren Gatland’s last major tournament until Wayne Pivac…last_img

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