Fiji Team for Rugby World Cup 2019

Get the officially announced team squad of Fiji team for Rugby World Cup 2019. Here you will get all updates about the Fiji team and the complete list of a team player and members of the Fiji national rugby union team. The Tonga national rugby union team is nicknamed was Flying Fijians. The Fiji national rugby union team competes every four years at the Rugby World Cup, and their best performances were the 1987 and 2007 tournaments when they defeated Argentina and Wales respectively to reach the quarterfinals. Fiji also regularly plays test matches during the June where they perform very well in every test matches And the world ranking of Fiji was 8th by World Rugby Rankings on November 24, 2018

Fiji Team for Rugby World Cup 2019

Fiji also plays in the Pacific Tri-Nations and has won the most Pacific Tri-Nations Championships of the three participating teams. Fiji is one of the few countries where rugby union is the main sport. There are approximately 80,000 registered players from a total population of around 950,000. One of the problems for Fiji is simply getting their rugby players to play for Fiji as a country, as many have contracts in Europe or with Super Rugby teams where the money is far more rewarding.

Current Squad

  • Mesu Dolokoto
  • Sam Matavesi
  • Tuvere Veremalua
  • Lee Roy Atalifo
  • Campese Ma’afu
  • Eroni Mawi
  • Peni Ravai
  • Manasa Saulo
  • Luke Tagi
  • Kalivati Tawake
  • Joeli Veitayaki Jr.
  • Tevita Cavubati
  • Leone Nakarawa
  • Api Ratuniyarawa
  • Tevita Ratuva
  • Albert Tuisue
  • Semi Kunatani
  • Viliame Mata
  • Mosese Voka
  • Dominiko Waqaniburotu (c)
  • Peceli Yato
  • Johnny Dyer
  • Nemani Nagusa
  • Frank Lomani
  • Nikola Matawalu
  • Henry Seniloli
  • Seru Vularika
  • Alivereti Veitokani
  • Ben Volavola
  • Levani Botia
  • Sevanaia Galala
  • Josh Matavesi
  • Waisea Nayacalevu
  • Semi Radradra
  • Jale Vatubua
  • Vereniki Goneva
  • Filipo Nakosi
  • Patrick Osborne
  • Eroni Sau
  • Josua Tuisova
  • Kini Murimurivalu
  • Setariki Tuicuvu

Other Stats

  • Coach:  John McKee
  • Captain:  Akapusi Qera
  • FIH ranking: 8th
  • Top scorer: Nicky Little (670)
  • Most Caps:  Nicky Little (71)
  • Top try scorer: Sanivalati Laulau (20)
  • Home stadium: ANZ National Stadium
  • Best result: Quarter-finals, 1987 and 2007
  • Official Website: www.fijirugby.com/

In Rugby World Cup 2007, Fiji was placed in Pool D of the Rugby World Cup along with South Africa, Wales, Samoa, and Namibia. Fiji won their first match against Namibia with 49–25. But it couldn’t manage to repeat 2007 World Cup performance. They lost to South Africa, Wales, Samoa with a huge margin. Final scores were 3–49 against South Africa, 7–27 against Samoa & 0–66 against Wales.

Fiji Team for Rugby World Cup 2019 has fully prepared for the world cup where fans of Fiji also excited for this tournament. Akapusi Qera lead the team for rugby world cup 2019. he was a very good player, where he performs a very good role for a team when the team was in difficulty sitions. Nicky Little was one the player who has the most caps as well as most scores in Rugby.

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