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McKee committed to Flying Fijians

Fiji still needs head coach John McKee's direction. Photo: Daily Mail UK

Fiji still needs head coach John McKee’s direction. Photo: EPA

Flying Fijian coach John McKee has denied reports that he was heading to Japan after the Rugby World Cup.

“There has been some media speculation but I am committed to Fiji rugby,” McKee said to the media in the post-match conference at the MK Stadium in Milton Keynes in England.

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For Fiji, God is the ultimate motivation

Nakarawa says faith gives him perspective. Photo: Zimbio

Nakarawa says faith gives him perspective. Photo: Zimbio

As the Rugby World Cup countdown enters the last few hours, England and Fiji are going through their final preparations. The rugby playing world will focus on Twickenham on Friday night but the Fijian players’ ultimate attention is elsewhere: on God.

When TV pundits begin their post-match analysis, keep an eye out for the Fijian team. Win or lose, they will gather to pray.

Christian Today visited the squad at their team hotel in Surrey and found that behind one of the most aggressive, physical teams in rugby, the Fijian players are united by a deeply held Christian faith.

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Fijians arrive in London

The Fijian team lounge around after arriving in London yesterday. Photo: Fiji One TV

The Fijian team lounge around after arriving in London yesterday. Photo: Fiji One TV

The Vodafone Flying Fijians side arrived in London yesterday and will today start their preparation for their game against Canada.

Speaking from London media manager Inoke Bainimarama said the team was greeted with fine weather in Heathrow.

“We have arrived after a 12 hour flight from Seoul.

“Weather was fine on arrival, our meet and greet team told us that it was raining whole of last week and the sun finally come out when we arrived,” Bainimarama said.

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