It’s that time of year again. Yes you get to decide who’s the fastest Fijian Rugby player from all Rugby codes.
Last Year’s Competition
The very first Rakaviti Fijian Flyer competition was an overwhelming success. It featured legends from the past 20 years and Rupeni Caucau was crowned the fastest Fijian Rugby player since the turn of the century as voted by the fans. Click here for the full recap
This time we will put more focus on current players. 28 active players and 4 legends across 4 heats. Legends who missed out on last years competition.
Here’s the video of the Heat 1 contestants to help you with your decision. As a credit to all the original video creators, I haven’t removed any of the watermarks.
Eroni Sau | Rugby Union | Yasawa
The Sledgehammer is one of the new faces in this years competition. The former Rugby Sevens star earned his nickname by nailing opposition players. If you think he’s one of the four fastest players in this heat then don’t forget to vote for him.
Filipo Nakosi | Rugby Union | Ba
Castres winger is in career best form and features in this competition for the first time. Known for his power but also has a deadly turn of speed.
Joe Ravouvou | Rugby Union | Nadroga-Navosa
Long striding Joe Ravouvou earns a spot in this competition after showcasing his speed in the Sevens Series and now in the Top 14.
Aminiasi Tuimaba | Rugby Union | Ba
Tornado Tuimaba makes his second appearence in this competition. The former Fiji Sevens star is now doing his thing in France for Pau.
Sefa Naivalu | Rugby Union | Lomaiviti
The Lomaiviti Express has been a constant tryscorer in Super Rugby over the years and has the perfect combination of speed and power.
Waqa Blake | Rugby League | Macuata
Fiji Bati centre Waqa Blake takes lane 6 and is looking to go further this time around.
Terio Tamani | Sevens | Kadavu
Hotstepping Sevens star Terio Tamani has made a name for himself on the Sevens circuit showcasing a lethal dose of footwork and acceleration.
Joeli Vidiri | Retired | Nadroga-Navosa
One of the popular names to miss out of last years best of 20 years competition. Can the former Flying Fijian and All-Black progress? You decide by picking 4 players in the poll below.
Heat 1 has ended. Here are the results