Fiji Airways Fijian Drua Coach – Senirusi Seruvakula has named a mixture of youth and experience, in his 24-member traveling squad, for the opening of the National Rugby Championship match, against Brisbane City on Saturday.
Nadroga flanker – Eremasi Radrodro will Captain the side, supported by Flying Fijian – Joeli Veitayaki, Serupepeli Vularika, and Johnny Dyer, all playing a vital role in setting the benchmark of high performance, for the new look squad.
Vodafone Fijian Under-20 captain – Tevita Ikanivere, Caleb Muntz, Joseva Nasaroa, and Osea Waqa, have also made the cut for the touring team to Australia.
Coach – Senirusi Seruvakula says, just one third of the 24 players were part of the Fiji Airways Fijian Drua side, last year.
Seruvakula says the players from last season know the expectations, and have been leading with example during the training.
Seruvakula expect Brisbane City to come out firing against the reigning champions.
The Fiji Airways Fijian Drua face Brisbane City, at 5pm at Ashgrove Sports Ground, in Brisbane, Australia.