2 April, 2023, 1:41 pm
Central - 31°C Clouds
2 April, 2023, 1:41 pm Central - 31°C Clouds

We have to grow the confidence when we create opportunities โ€“ Cotter

We have to grow the confidence when we create opportunities โ€“ Cotter

By Rusiate Baleilevuka
Monday 14/11/2022

Flying Fijians coach, Vern Cotter believes his players need to grow their confidence when they create opportunities against Tier 1 nations.

After scoring two best tries against Ireland, brilliant sweeping counterattacks that showcased their athleticism and flair, Cotter says Fiji has the talent and ability to strike from anywhere however they need to grow their confidence when there is opportunity.

Fiji lost two players to yellow cards, Manasa Saulo and Api Ratuniyarawa while Albert Tuisue copped a red card.

Cotter says that there is a meeting after this series about the state of the game and they need to sit down and talk about it with people around rugby and talk about what is best.

The Flying Fijians will face the French Barbarians this weekend.


Latest Videos

Stay tuned for the latest news on our radio stations

CFL radio frequencies
Public Consultation on Draft Media Bill
The new media legislation proposed by the coalition government is aiming to preserve the elements of media ownership regulation and registration ...
9 days ago

Proposed Tian Lun project at Nasese
Concerned residents are wondering why there was no publicity about such a huge project that will affect the environment along Queen Elizabeth ...
40 days ago

Leader of Opposition Voreqe Bainimarama suspended from parliament for 3 years
Leader of the Opposition, Voreqe Bainimarama has been suspended from Parliament for 3 years
43 days ago
Byrne impressed with how the Drua started against the Rebels
The way the Swire Shipping Fijian Drua started their match against the Rebels impressed coach Mick Byrne. The Drua scored two tries in the first fi...
3 hours ago
Fiji Airways resumes flights to Hong Kong
Fiji Airways this weekend resumed flights to Hong Kong after a hiatus of almost three years due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Tourism Fiji ...
7 minutes ago

We have managed to achieve our goal from day one and two โ€“ Daugunu
As the Fiji Airways Menโ€™s national 7s side prepares to play the quarter final of the Hong Kong 7s, Tevita Daugunu says they have managed to achieve ...
2 hours ago

Children take part in Palm Sunday service
Children and Christians around Fiji and the world are celebrating Palm Sunday today. Palm Sunday marks the triumphant entry of Jesus into ...
3 hours ago

Russia assumes UN Security Council presidency despite Ukrainian anger
Russia has taken the presidency of the UN Security Council despite Ukraine urging members to block the move. Each of the council's 15 members ...
5 hours ago

President visits the Vunivalu Na Tui Kaba
President, Ratu Wiliame Katonivere yesterday visited the Vunivalu Na Tui Kaba Ratu Epenisa Cakobau on Bau Island. Accompanied by the First Lady, ...
5 hours ago