Battle of the Fijian back-rowers as Mata faces off against Sowakula and Yato European Premiership Cup

Battle of the Fijian back-rowers as Mata faces off against Sowakula and Yato European Premiership Cup

By Mikaele Liga
Friday 08/12/2023

It will be a battle of Fijian backrowers as Fiji Water Flying Fijians number 8 Viliame Mata will suit up for his Edinburgh side and will face off against fellow countrymen, former All Blacks number 8 Pita-Gus Sowakula and former Flying Fijian backrower Peceli Yato who will both start for Clermont in their European Premiership Cup Rugby match up tomorrow.

Mata will have his hands full as he will try to contain Yato and Sowakula who are also both known to be a threat in the backrow.

Other notable international capped players that will be featuring in this clash tomorrow include former Wallabies Rob Simmons and Folau Fainga'a.

France's tight head prop Etienne Falgoux will lead the Clermont side.

Edinburgh will play Clermont at 9am tomorrow.

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