16 September 2015

New London Irish signing Aseli Tikoirotuma has been named in Fiji's matchday squad to play England in the 2015 Rugby World Cup opener on Friday. 

Tikoirotuma signed for the Exiles this summer and already has 14 international caps to his name, having made his debut versus Portugal iin 2013.

"We know to be successful on Friday night we will have to go the full 80," said Fiji Head Caoch John McKee on announcing his side. 

"The intestity that test match rugby is played at means you have to play form the start, you can't build into the game, you need to be able to play for the full 80.

"We have come throgh a very good preparation phase and are ready to move into the competition".

Fiji squad to play England:

  1. Campese Ma’afu 
  2. Sunia Koto 
  3. Manasa Saulo 
  4. Apisalome Ratuniyarawa 
  5. Leone Nakarawa 
  6. Dominiko Waqaniburotu 
  7. Akapusi Qera (Captain)
  8. Sakiusa Masi Matadigo 
  9. Nikola Matawalu 
  10. Ben Volavola
  11. Nemani Nadolo 
  12. Gabiriele Lovobalavu
  13. Vereniki Goneva 
  14. Waisea Nayacalevu 
  15. Metuisela Talebula 
  16. Tuapati Talemaitoga 
  17. Peni Ravai 
  18. Isei Colati 
  19. Tevita Cavubati 
  20. Peceli Yato 
  21. Nemia Kenatale 
  22. Joshua Matavesi 
  23. Aseli Tikoirotuma

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