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Fiji, Samoa name squads for Gold Coast

Kolinisau will skipper the Fiji team. Photo: IRB

Kolinisau will skipper the Fiji team. Photo: IRB

Ben Ryan has named four new players in his squad for the first round of the HSBC Sevens World Series in Australia.

Eminoni Nasilasila, Apisai Naqaliva, Sanivalati Ramuwai and Savenaca Rawaca will all make their debut for Fiji in Australia.

“All these players are going to make their debut, they’re not there to make up the numbers but they’re there to make an impact,” said Ryan.

Fiji squad: Apisai Domolailai, Semi Kunatani, Jasa Veremalua, Setefano Cakau, Isake Katonibau, Apisai Naqaliva, Emosi Mulevoro, Osea Kolinisau, Eminoni Nasilasila, Sanivalati Ramuwai, Savenaca Rawaca, Apisalome Waqatabu
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Golden Blitzboks turn attention to series

Branco du Preez and Cecil Afrika celebrate Commonwealth Games gold - Photo: IRB/MSL

Branco du Preez and Cecil Afrika celebrate Commonwealth Games gold – Photo: IRB/MSL

Barely a week after winning a superb gold medal at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, South Africa’s men’s Sevens team is set to turn its attentions back to the HSBC Sevens World Series.

After a few days’ rest and recovery the Springbok Sevens assemble back at their base in Stellenbosch on Monday to start preparations ahead the 2014/15 Series, which kicks off on Australia’s Gold Coast on 11-12 October.

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