Ryan Names Teams for Gold Coast and Oceania 7s

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Vodafone Fiji 7s Coach, Ben Ryan has named the two teams for the Gold Coast and Oceania 7s which sees seven first time players and the return of five former 7s players.

Isake Katonibau and Apisalome Waqatabu return to the 7s scene and have both been named in the team for the first leg of the 2014/2015 IRB World 7s Series. Apisai Naqaliva who is closely related to French 7s player Vereimi Vakatawa has also been named in the team alongside, Fiji Warriors player, Sainivalati Rawaca.

Notable names in the Occeania 7s team to Noosa are Nasoni Roko, Isikeli Vuruna and Niko Verekauta.

The Vodafone Fiji 7s team has been drawn with hosts Australia, Scotland and Portugal in Pool C for the Gold Coast 7s Tournament next month.

IRB GOLD COAST TEAM

1. Apisai Raviyawa DOMOLAILAI

2. Semi Tani Qerelevu KUNABULI

3. Jasa VEREMALUA

4. Setefano Osonamoli CAKAUNIVALU

5. Isake Camaibau KATONIBAU

6. Apisai NAQALIVA

7. Emosi MULEVORO

8. Ratu Osea Ramodi KOLINISAU

9. Amenoni NASILASILA

10. Sainivalati RAMUWAI

11. Savenaca RAWACA

12. Apisalome WAQATABU

OCEANIA TEAM

1. Manueli Taubale LAGAI

2. Eremasi Navari RADRODRO

3. Viliame Sevakadrau MATA

4. Sitiveni WAQA

5. Apimeleki MOCEKULA

6. Jone QOROVARUA

7. Seremaia Tuwai VUNISA

8. Waisea NACUQU

9. Vatemo RAVOUVOU

10. Nasoni ROKOBIAU

11. Isikeli Tuiwainunu VURUNA

12. Niko Biu VEREKAUTA

Coach – Benjamin RYAN

Physio – William KOONG

S & C – Nacani CAWANIBUKA

Manager – Ropate KAUVESI