20 Mar 2009

3 new players in Fiji sevens team

11:18 am on 20 March 2009

The Fiji Rugby 7s coach, Iliesa Tanivula, has named three new players in his side to play in the third leg of the IRB World Series Hong Kong and Australia tournaments.

Forwards Apisai Naiyabo, Waqabaca Kotobalavu and Crusaders development squad player - James Brown will get their first run in the IRB World Series.

Experienced Japan based winger - Nasoni Roko and the return of former skipper - Emosi Vucago will add punch in the backline.

Vucago has also been named co-captain with Vereniki Goneva for the two tournaments.

Fiji side leaves for Hong Kong on Monday morning.

Fiji are 5th in the standings, 28 points behind leaders England.