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Bruised Fiji take heart from Wales

Tabai Matson (middle) trains the Fijian backline. Photo: Fiji Rugby

Tabai Matson (middle) trains the Fijian backline. Photo: Fiji Rugby

Fiji is clinging to the slim hope for a string of upsets in the congested Pool A as they prepare for their third leg of an arduous opening to the World Cup.

In the space of five days they played and lost to England and Australia and now face Wales meaning clashes with the second, third and sixth ranked sides in the world in their first three games.

“It is tough,” said assistant coach Tabai Matson, who played for Fiji in the 1999 World Cup and later played 10 games for the All Blacks.

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