15 NRL players in Fiji Bati squad for June

15 NRL players in Fiji Bati squad for June

By Navitalai Naivalurua
Friday 10/06/2022

15 players with Fijian links playing in the NRL have been selected to be part of the 30 member Fiji Bati squad for the June Tests.

The players are Issac Lumelume, Braydon Wakeham and Penioni Tagituimua from the Caterbury Bulldogs, Sunia Turuva and Viliame Kikau from the Penrith Panthers, Semi Valemei from the Canberra Raiders, Mikaele Ravalawa from the St George Illawarra Dragons, Maika Sivo from the Parramatta Eels, Kevin Naiqama, Vuate Karawalevu, Tui Kamikamica from the Melbourne Storm, Taane Milne from the South Sydney Rabbitohs, along with Iosefo Masi, Taniela Sadrugu, and Laitia Moceidreke from the Queensland Cowboys.

Other players included in the squad are Joseph Ratu, Pio Seci, Netane Masima, Lamar Liolevave, Nasoki Ralulu, Waqasaqa Qiolevu, Marika Turagaiviu, Mesake Kurikitoga, Maika Tudravu, Kaylen Miller, Ratu Inoke Vasuturaga, Tikiko Noke, Joseva Rasiga, Ethan Robinson and Pio Sokobalavu.

Naiqama will captain the side while Kikau has been appointed Vice-Captain.

The 30 men squad will fight for a spot in the run on team that will face the PNG Kumuls on the 25th of this month.

The squad will march into camp on the 20th of this month at St Marys Rugby League Club in Australia.

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