16 Jul 2008

Fiji women's seven-a-side team ready for Oceania World Cup qualifiying tournament

10:10 am on 16 July 2008

The Fijiana rugby 7 a side team is full of confidence as they go through the last phase of preparations for next weekend's womens' Oceania World Cup 7s qualifying tournament in Samoa.

Wellington's Marist Saint Pat's club player - Sera Tokakece has added punch to a side which boasts a mixture of young and experienced players.

The team's coach, Elenoa Kunatuba, says the going wil be tough in Apia.

She says New Zealand with a lot of test players and Australia with a class side too will be the teams to beat.

She adds that home side Samoa will be out to cause upsets while Niue with all New Zealand-based players will be no pushover.