Fiji Squad for Rugby World Cup 2019

Fiji Squad - RWC 2019
Fiji Squad - RWC 2019

Fiji are currently ninth in the world Rugby rankings and in RWC 2019 will compete in pool D with Australia, Wales, Georgia and Uruguay. Fiji has played in on Rugby World Cup. Fiji competes every four years since 1987 and 2007 Rugby World Cup when they defeated Argentina and Wales respectively to reach the quarterfinals. Only one year, in 1995 Fiji did not qualify for the Rugby World Cup. Fiji Squad and RWC 2019 live streaming all details given below.

Fiji coach John McKee announces the team squad for Rugby World Cup 2019. John McKee announce a 32 man squad for RWC 2019. Fiji coach John McKee said, “They must not let this opportunity to do something special for Fiji slip by.”

The players named by McKee on Friday, 15 could make their Rugby World Cup debuts in Japan. Those players include Rugby league converts semi Radradra and Lyon winger Josua Tuisova.

“I wish the players selected well and remind them of the responsibility they must take on in representing Fiji in a RWC,” McKee said in an announcement live on Fiji TV.

“With 35 days until our opening match against the Wallabies now is the time to step our preparation up in the final phase to ensure we put ourselves in the best position to achieve our performance goals at RWC.”

McKee added that ,” With selection made, players can focus completely on their preparation for RWC 2019 and being the best player they can be for the team and for Fiji.”

“This is an exciting time for these men who have been selected for the Flying Fijians heading to RWC in Japan. They must not let this opportunity to do something special for Fiji slip by.”

“They must not merely wish for something special to happen. They must put in the hard work and commitment to make it happen.”

Fiji Squad For Rugby World Cup 2019

Forwards:

Mesulame Dolokoto,

Samuel Matavesi,

Ratu Vere Vugakoto,

Campese Ma’afu,

Eroni Mawi,

Peni Ravai,

Lee-Roy Atalifo,

Manasa Saulo,

Kalivati Tawake,

Tevita Cavubati,

Leone Nakarawa,

Api Ratuniyarawa,

Tevita Ratuva,

Semi Kunatani,

Viliame Mata,

Mosese Voka,

Dominiko Waqaniburotu,

Peceli Yato.

Backs:

Frank Lomani,

Nikola Matawalu,

Henry Seniloli,

Levani Botia,

Jale Vatubua,

Ben Volavola,

Vereniki Goneva,

Filipo Nakosi,

Waisea Nayacalevu,

Semi Radradra,

Josua Tuisova,

Joshua Matavesi,

Alivereti Veitokani,

Kini Murimurivalu.

One player to be cut before tournament

Fiji Records in Rugby World Cup

  • 1987 Rugby World Cup Eliminated in quarter finals.
  • 1991 Rugby World Cup Eliminated in pool stages.
  • 1995 Rugby World Cup Did not qualify.
  • 1999 Rugby World Cup Eliminated in quarter final play-offs.
  • 2003 Rugby World Cup Eliminated in pool stages.
  • 2007 Rugby World Cup Eliminated in quarter finals.
  • 2011 Rugby World Cup Eliminated in pool stages.
  • 2015 Rugby World Cup Eliminated in pool stages.