THE Vodafone Vanua team Head Coach- Ifereimi Rawaqa has selected his final 27-member squad to prepare for the two matches series against the New Zealand Heartland Team to be held later this year.
The final squad has been selected from the extended squad of 35 that has been preparing for the last three weeks and after scrimmages with the Under 20 Team.
The team consists of players which took part in Fiji Rugby Vodafone Vanua Championship earlier this year.
The Vodafone Vanua 27-member Extended Squad will see Isoa Vasukilulu and Nacanieli Kuwe taking on the Loose Head Prop positions, with Ilaisa Leca and Pio Matamosi as hookers.
Epeli Bulinavesi and Taniela Cokanasiga will be in as tight head props, whereas Jese Maroia and Uraia Vuluma are Loose Head Locks. Viliame Nacama and Ilikimi Sivo at Tight Head Locks, Blindside Flanker will feature Nemani Biu and Elia Ratukove, whereas Open Side Flanker will see Epeli Radaniva and Samisoni Rauga.
Ratu Agavito Sauvakarua will be at Number 8, James Keni and Samisoni Ravudi as half-backs and First Five will see Saula Levatia and Metui Talebula
Bline Side Winger will see Etuate Nagalu and Ron Kuruilase, – Kini Tora and Lepani Tuivanuavou will be at Inside Centre while Tevita Ravato and Manueli Dabedabe been named as Outside Centre.
Mosese Bulivorovoro will be at Openside Winger while Nesiasi Moala will hold the fort as Full Back.
The first games will be held on the 6th of November which is to be played at Churchill Park at 7pm and at Lawaqa Park on the 9th of November at 3pm.