9 Mar 2009

Police patrol the Fiji Rugby Union headquarters

11:58 am on 9 March 2009

Police are sill guarding the Fiji Rugby Union Headquarters in Suva after the FRU officials received threats following Fiji's disappointing loss in the world cup 7 quarterfinals.

FRU Chairman - Keni Dakuidreketi has confirmed that some personnel received threats that the wooden building would be burnt down on Saturday night.

Fiji lost to Kenya 26 - 7 and along with it the World Cup crown.

Coach Iliesa Tanivula will start preparations for the next leg of the IRB World Series in Hong Kong and Australia later in the week.

Japan based players - William Ryder and Nasoni Roko who pulled out of the world cup side because of injury have recovered and will be in the running to make the trip to Hong Kong.