Api Ratuniyarawa has been named as a replacement for Vern Cotter’s Fiji as the Flying Fijians travel to Dublin to play Ireland in the second weekend of the Autumn Nations Series.

Ratuniyarawa played his part in Fiji’s last match, up against Scotland Ben White’s Scotland at BT Murrayfield Stadium where Scotland emerged 28-12 victors.

The lock played out the final 25 minutes, making nine metres from two carries and executing six tackles in the final quarter.

The match takes place this Saturday (12th), kicking off at 1pm whilst being broadcasted live on Amazon Prime Sport.

Fiji’s remaining fixture sees them take on the French Barbarians next weekend (Saturday 19th).


Flying Fijians Team vs Ireland

1 Eroni Mawi

2 Sam Matavesi

3 Manasa Saulo

4 Isoa Nasilasila

5 Ratu Leone Rotuisolia

6 Albert Tuisue

7 Levani Botia

8 Viliame Mata

9 Frank Lomani

10 Teti Tela

11 Vinaya Habosi

12 Kalaveti Ravouvou

13 Waisea Nayacalevu

14 Jiuta Wainiqolo

15 Setareki Tuicuvu



16 Mesulame Dolokoto

17 Livai Natave

18 Lee-Roy Atalifo

19 Apisalome Ratuniyarawa

20 John Dyer

21 Simione Kuruvoli

22 Ben Volavola

23 Adrea Cocagi

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