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Big challenge tonight for the Drua โ€“ Coach

Big challenge tonight for the Drua โ€“ Coach

By Navitalai Naivalurua
Friday 20/05/2022
[Photo:Fijian Drua]

Swire Shipping Fijian Drua coach Mick Byrne says they have a big job tonight when they take on the Crusaders in the Super Rugby Pacific.

The side was welcomed and accorded a traditional welcome by the Canterbury Fijian Community in New Zealand.

Byrne says what the Canterbury Fijian Community has done has inspired the boys because some players have not seen their families for a long time.

He says they hope to make Fiji proud tonight.

The Drua meet the Crusaders at 7.05 tonight.

In other matches, the Reds will take on Moana Pasifika at 9.45 tonight, the Chiefs will play the Force at 4.35pm tomorrow, the Rebels will face the Hurricanes at 7.05pm tomorrow, the Blues will meet the Brumbies at 9.45pm tomorrow, and the Waratahs will take on the Highlanders at 3.35pm Sunday.


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