Here's everything you need to know about Fiji at this World Cup
Fiji Rugby World Cup Fixtures, Squad, Group, Guide
Fiji came into the tournament with a lot of expectations and while they pushed Australia close in their opening game, a shock defeat by Uruguay in their second ended their hopes of reaching the quarter-finals. They still showed plenty of flair in their final two matches against Georgia and Wales.
How They Qualified
Fiji qualified for the tournament by winning the Pacific Tri-Nations.
Impressive lock Leone Nakarawa is possibly the best offloader on the planet and then there’s Semi Radradra, Peceli Yato, Vereniki Goneva… you get the idea.
The Coach – John McKee
McKee has been with Fiji since 2014. He has spoken at length about the challenges of assembling a consistent squad but there is some scary talent around. He’s overseen wins over Italy, Scotland, Georgia and France.
We love their flair but occasionally it gets them into trouble when they face defensive pressure, trying to attack from deep when kicking for territory would be a more pragmatic option. A Plan B is vital.
Fiji Rugby World Cup Warm-ups
- Saturday 13 July 2019: Fiji 27-10 Maori All Blacks
- Saturday 20 July 2019: Maori All Blacks 26-17 Fiji
- Saturday 27 July 2019: Japan 34-21 Fiji
- Saturday 3 August 2019: Fiji 38-13 Canada
- Saturday 10 August 2019: Fiji 10-3 Samoa
- Saturday 31 August 2019: Fiji 29-19 Tonga
Related: 2019 Rugby World Cup Warm-ups
Fiji Rugby World Cup Group
Related: 2019 Rugby World Cup Groups
Fiji Rugby World Cup Kit
Fiji Rugby World Cup Fixtures
- Sat 21 Sep Australia 39-21 Fiji (Sapporo) Match Report
- Wed 25 Sep Fiji 27-30 Uruguay (Kamaishi) Match Report
- Thu 3 Oct Georgia 10-45 Fiji (Osaka) Match Report
- Wed 9 Oct Wales 29-17 Fiji (Oita) Match Report
Australia always seem to raise their game for…
Fiji Rugby World Cup Squad
Below is Fiji’s current 31-man squad for the Rugby World Cup, including their non-travelling reserves;
Ratu Vere Vugakoto
Kalivati Tawake (replaced by Lee-Roy Atalifo on 5 September after suffering a knee injury)
Related: 2019 Rugby World Cup Fixtures
Previous World Cup Results and Record
Fiji’s Rugby World Cup Record: P32 W11 D0 L21
- 1987 Quarter-finals
- 1991 Pool stages
- 1999 Quarter-final play-offs
- 2003 Pool stages
- 2007 Quarter-finals
- 2011 Pool stages
- 2015 Pool stages
- 2019 Pool stages
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