Category Archives: French Club Rugby

Botia, Nayacalevu pairing to succeed

The new pairing of a midfield combination of Lepani Botia and Waisea Nayacalevu for the Flying Fijians opening match against the New Zealand Maoris is bold.
Bold in the sense that French overcomers Jale Vatubua and Semi Radradra have been rested with media reports claiming injury.
It is a breath of fresh air and shows the depth of resources in the squad and the willingness of coach John McKee to test new combinations. Continue reading

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Nagusa racially abused

Nagusa has been plying his trade in the French Top 14 competition since 2010 for Montepellier. Photo: Zimbio

Nagusa has been plying his trade in the French Top 14 competition since 2010 for Montepellier. Photo: Zimbio

Montpellier winger Timoci Nagusa who missed out on selection of a 31-member Fijian squad for the Rugby World Cup has spoken out about alleged racial abuse he received during his side’s Top 14 clash at Pau.

The Fijian had an altercation with a supporter after receiving a yellow card in the first-half of the game.

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