Tigers Flying Fijian winger Vereniki Goneva has today been named in Fiji's extended squad for this year's Pacific Nations Cup. This year sees Canada and the United States of America join the Fiji, Tonga and Japan as Samoa take a sabbatical to tackle a mini-tournament with South Africa, Scotland and Italy.
Also selected are London Irish prop Jerry Yanuyanutawa, Glasgow scum half Nikola Matawalu, Montpellier winger Timoci Nagusa and Gloucester's Akapusi Qera.
Fiji's crazy schedule sees them play Japan in Lautoka on Saturday June 1st before taking on Canada in Ottawa only 4 days later on Wednesday June 5th.
Adriu Delai, Iliesa Ratuva, Jolame Bera, Setefano
Somoca, Leone Tabuarua, Tuapati Taleimaitoga, Watisoni Votu, Jerry
Yanuyanutawa, Iliesa Salusalu, Aporosa Kenatale, Wame Lewarave, George
Campese Ma'afu, Kini Murimurivalu, Apisai Naikatini, Rupeni Nasiga,
Aisea Natoga, Akapusi Qera, Nemia Kenatale, Apisalome Ratuniyarawa,
Malakai Ravulo, Manasa Saulo, Save Tabakanalagi, Netani Talei, Viliame
Veikoso, Sionasa Vunisa, Samuel Matavesi, Vereniki Goneva, Setareki
Koroilagilagi, Jiuta Lutumailagi, Nikola Matawalu, Timoci Nagusa, Waisea
Daveta, Nemani Nadolo, Seremaia Naureure and Saula Radidi.
IRB Pacific Nations Cup 2013 fixtures:
Saturday, May 25
Japan v Tonga
Canada v USA
Saturday, June 1
Fiji v Japan
Wednesday, June 5
Fiji v Canada (in Canada)
Saturday, June 8
Canada v Tonga
Saturday, June 15
USA v Tonga
Wednesday, June 19
Japan v Canada (in Japan)
Fiji v USA (in Japan)
Sunday, June 23
Japan v USA (in Japan)
Tonga v Fiji (in Japan)