13 Mar 2008

Five New Zealand Fiji rugby union player to trial for under 20 side

8:24 am on 13 March 2008

Nine overseas players will contest today's final trials for the Fiji Under-20 rugby team for the Junior World Cup in Wales in June.

Five are from New Zealand, Penijamini Makutu, Samu Vunisa, Uluilakeba Kabanaivalu, Vuga Tagicakibau and Setoki Butukoro.

Australia based Coach Rayne Simpson will name the final squad on Friday.

Fiji has drawn a tough pool in the championship where they face England, Australia and Japan.