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Tanivula names 19 players to prepare for Rio

The Telecom Fijiana 7s coach Iliesa Tanivula has named an extended squad to prepare for the 2016 Olympics in Rio. The Iliesa Tanivula coached side, finished off the 2015/2016 HSBC Women’s Series in eighth on the series table, and still remain as one of the core teams in the Women’s Series and next season’s series. The […]

Nacanieli Tuilevuka

June 5, 2016 10:30 am

The Telecom Fijiana 7s coach Iliesa Tanivula has named an extended squad to prepare for the 2016 Olympics in Rio.

Members of the Telecom Fijiana team. (Fiji Rugby Union)
Members of the Telecom Fijiana 7s team. (Fiji Rugby Union)

The Iliesa Tanivula coached side, finished off the 2015/2016 HSBC Women’s Series in eighth on the series table, and still remain as one of the core teams in the Women’s Series and next season’s series.

The much-improved players will now have impress the coaching staff as they all fight for a spot in the 13 member team to Rio.

The Olympic preparation camp starts on Wednesday.

The selected players are:

  1. Adi Wanikiti Naselesele
  2. Ana Maria Roqica
  3. Asena Rokomarama
  4. Britney Coates
  5. Ebony Satala
  6. Jiowana Sauto
  7. Lavinia Tinai
  8. Litia Naiqato
  9. Luisa Tisolo
  10. Matila Waqanidrola
  11. Merewai Cumu
  12. Miriama Naiyobasali
  13. Raijeli Daveuwa
  14. Rebecca Tavo
  15. Rusila Nagasau
  16. Talica Vodo
  17. Timaima Tamoi
  18. Timaima Ravisa
  19. Viniana Riwai.

All players are asked to bring in their passports when they march into camp next week.

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