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Qera’s intent on upsetting England in opener

Qera believes Fiji can beat England. Photo: Skysports

Qera believes Fiji can beat England. Photo: Skysports

Fiji captain Akapusi Qera is intent on causing an upset in their World Cup opener against England at Twickenham on Friday evening.

“We’ve been picked for this squad for a reason, and that reason is to play against England and do all we can to topple them on their home ground,” said the back-row forward.

“This World Cup in England is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity: we’re not going to let it pass us by. Friday night is a massive, massive opportunity for Fiji.”

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Mature reaction from snubbed Cipriani

"I'll keep on working harder," says snubbed Cipriani. Photo: Planet Rugby

“I’ll keep on working harder,” says snubbed Cipriani. Photo: Planet Rugby

Snubbed fly-half Danny Cipriani says he will not change his habits despite being disappointed after being left out by England for November’s Tests.

The 26-year-old, who has performed well for the Sharks this season and also impressed as a replacement against New Zealand in June, was not included in Stuart Lancaster’s 33-man squad.

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