Here you can find out who has made the Fiji squad for France 2023
Boss Simon Raiwalui has named his Fiji Rugby World Cup squad for France 2023.
Experienced fly-half Ben Volavola misses out, with Fijian Drua pair Caleb Muntz and Teti Tela prepared. In fact, 18 of the 33 come from the Super Rugby side. Also missing is Vilimoni Botitu, but included are superstars Levani Botia, Josua Tuisova, Semi Radradra, Waisea Nayacalevu, Jiuta Wainiqolo, and Vinaya Habosi.
On the Flying Fijians’ preparation, Raiwalui said: “Our fitness has come a long way, but we still haven’t put a game together for the full 80 minutes. Now we have huge challenges against France and England. We’ve taken it one challenge at a time, so next up is a very, very good French team.”
If you want to see the fixtures Fiji face – and the other nations have – you can find all the Rugby World Cup fixtures here.
Fiji Rugby World Cup squad 2023
Eroni Mawi (Saracens)
Peni Ravai (Queensland Reds)
Jone Koroiduadua (Fijian Drua)
Mesake Doge (Dragons)
Luke Tagi (Provence Rugby)
Samu Tawake (Fijian Drua)
Tevita Ikanivere (Fijian Drua)
Sam Matavesi (Northampton Saints)
Zuriel Togiatama (Fijian Drua)
Isoa Nasilasila (Fijian Drua)
Temo Mayanavanua (Lyon)
Te Ahiwaru Cirikidaveta (Fijian Drua)
Albert Tuisue (Gloucester)
Lekima Tagitagivalu (Pau)
Levani Botia (Stade Rochelais)
Vilive Miramira (Fijian Drua)
Meli Derenalagi (Fijian Drua)
Viliame Mata (Edinburgh Rugby)
Frank Lomani (Fijian Drua)
Simione Kuruvoli (Fijian Drua)
Peni Matawalu (Fijian Drua)
Caleb Muntz (Fijian Drua)
Teti Tela (Fijian Drua)
Josua Tuisova (Racing 92)
Semi Radradra (Bristol Bears)
Waisea Nayacalevu (Toulon, captain)
Kalaveti Ravouvou (Fijian Drua)
Sireli Maqala (Bayonne)
Iosefo Masi (Fijian Drua)
Vinaya Habosi (Fijian Drua)
Jiuta Wainiqolo (Toulon)
Ilaisa Droasese (Fijian Drua)
Selestino Ravutaumada (Fijian Drua)
Fiji Rugby World Cup Pool
Fiji have been drawn in Rugby World Cup Pool C alongside Wales, Australia, Georgia and Portugal.
The knockout stages will follow the same format as previous years, with teams from Pools A and B then Pools C and D meeting in the quarter-finals. So Fiji and England could meet in the last eight, for example.
QF1 – Winner Pool C v Runner-up Pool D
QF2 – Winner Pool B v Runner-up Pool A
QF3 – Winner Pool D v Runner-up Pool C
QF4 – Winner Pool A v Runner-up Pool B
Then the semi-finals will be the Winner of QF1 v Winner QF2 and the Winner QF3 v Winner QF4.
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