The next season of Super Rugby will have a new entrant and, for the first time in history, a team of Fiji. It’s about the whole Fijian Drua, that in the last hours some new incorporations were confirmed in the establishment.
The first and most important is Kaliopasi Uluilakepa, former player of the Hurricanes and the national team of Fiji. They joined him, Apisalome Vote, Kitione Taliga, Isoa Nasilasila, Nadroga Rusiate naove and Ratu Leone Rotuisolia.
In this regard, the Acting CEO of the franchise, Brian thorburn, made clear his happiness about the signings: “We are really gaining momentum now when we announce the players between 17 and 22 years old. Fans will notice the focus we will give to our young stars. Many of the players know each other and others. staff members. Kaliopasi is a prominent addition and we are delighted to welcome you. “
The teams that will participate in Super Ruby 2022 are: Crusaders, Hurricanes, Highlanders, Blues and Chiefs for New Zealand; Western force, Brumbies, Rebels, Reds and Waratahs for Australia and, finally, the new franchises of the Pacific islands: Moana Pasifika and Fijian Drua.