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5 quality test matches for the Flying Fijians before RWC2023
Cotter confirms Flying Fijians will have 4 weeks together in Fiji before RWC2023

5 quality test matches for the Flying Fijians before RWC2023

Cotter confirms Flying Fijians will have 4 weeks together in Fiji before RWC2023

By Rusiate Baleilevuka
Monday 14/11/2022

With nine months and twenty five days left to the Rugby World Cup 2023, Flying Fijians coach Vern Cotter confirms they will have five solid test matches and four weeks together in Fiji before the Rugby World Cup 2023 in France.

Cotter says that they will be playing Japan, Georgia and Samoa in June, then face England and France before their first pool match against Wales on September 10.

He adds they will closely monitor the players playing in the Shop N Save Super Rugby Pacific from January.

The Flying Fijians is pooled with Australia, Wales and Georgia in Pool C.

Meanwhile, they will meet the French Barbarians at 2am Sunday in their last Autumn Nations Series test match this year.

Autumn Test Series

Sun 27 NovFull Time Wales 34 - 39Australia
Sun 27 NovFull Time England13 - 27South Africa

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