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Motivated to help 2019 edition

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The William Webb-Ellis Cup will be up for grabs at the Japanese showcase: Planet Rugby

The 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan is about two months away and Flying Fijians coach John McKee has a plateful deciding who will make the final squad to the Land of the Rising Sun plus the team to face the Maori All Blacks on Saturday in Suva. Continue reading

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Fiji has team to reach RWC semi-final

Manu Samoa and Fijian players pray after the PNC final in Burnaby, BC last Tuesday. Photo: World Rugby

Manu Samoa and Fijian players pray after the PNC final in Burnaby, BC last Tuesday. Photo: World Rugby

The Flying Fijians preparing for the Rugby World Cup has the potential to break into the next level for the first time, earning a semi-final berth in England.

The road there is maybe the most difficult in terms of the opponents lined up against them but the coaching staff and players which assembled last month and the gelling of the team during the Pacific Nations Cup is phenomenal.

Coach John McKee has no qualms about the taking up the challenge being the most adeptly prepared for the mission but at the same time perplexed at the enormity of the task.

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