Lekima Tagitagivalu rugby player
Lekima Tagitagivalu rugby player

Lekima Tagitagivalu

4th Dec 1995 1.95m/110kg Blindside Flanker

5 standout matches of the Rugby World Cup finals in France

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Reigning champions South Africa take on fellow three-time winners New Zealand in Saturday’s Rugby World Cup final. Here, the PA news agency picks out five of the standout matches of a memorable...

Quarter-Final Preview: England v Fiji

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Fiji return to the quarter-final stage for the first time since 2007, and the same ground where – 16 years ago – they gave eventual champions South Africa an almighty scare in their last-eight...

Radradra starts on left wing - Fiji name team to play England

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Fiji head coach Simon Raiwalui has named his 23-man match-day squad to play England in their Rugby World Cup 2023 quarter-final in Marseille on Sunday, with 10 players in the run-on team who started for...

UPDATED: Ratuniyarawa replaces Mayanavanua in Fiji squad

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Head coach Simon Raiwalui has called up Apisalome Ratuniyarawa to the Flying Fijians squad for Rugby World Cup 2023 as an injury replacement for second-row Temo Mayanavanua. Fiji head coach Simon Raiwalui...

Match Preview: Fiji v Georgia

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Two teams, one must-win match. Pool C’s second-placed team Fiji have quarter-final qualification on their minds. Fourth-placed Georgia, who are still in the last-eight running, more realistically...

FIJ team announcement (v GEO): head coach Raiwalui, captain Nayacalevu, Radradra, Cirikidaveta, Tagitagivalu

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Simon Raiwalui, head coach On changes made to the team: "There's a couple of changes there, obviously Jiuta Wainiqolo had an issue with his ankle and is still recovering from that and Mesake Doge had...

Ravutaumada starts on the wing - Fiji name team to play Georgia

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Fiji head coach Simon Raiwalui has named his match-day 23 to play Georgia in Pool C on Saturday, 30 September, his one change to his starting 15 being Selesitino Ravutaumada in on the wing for Jiuta Wainiqolo.  1...

UPDATED: Tuqiri replaces Koroiduadua in Fiji squad

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Fiji head coach Simon Raiwalui has replaced prop Jone Koroiduadua in the Rugby World Cup 2023 squad with Emosi Tuqiri following injury.   (Changes to original announcement appear in bold)    Forwards   Prop Eroni...

Rugby World Cup 2023 Match Preview: Australia v Fiji

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

An important match for both sides for different reasons: after five defeats in a row coming into the Rugby World Cup, Eddie Jones’ injury-hit Australia will want to double-up on their clinical win...

Wales hold on to edge Fiji in classic

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

BORDEAUX - Wales opened their Rugby World Cup 2023 campaign with a nail-biting 32-26 win over Pool C opponents Fiji in front of 41,274 mostly Welsh supporters at Stade de Bordeaux. Josh Adams scored an...