Fiji coach Mick Potter hopes Jarryd Hayne will again represent the Pacific Nation should he return to rugby league, although he suspects Kangaroos coach Mal Meninga will have other ideas.
But they had no idea he would be trying to play rugby sevens at the Rio Olympics.
How Jarryd Hayne could compete at the Olympics and return for the rugby league finals series this season.
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The Flying Fijians went three-quarters of the length of the field in a sweeping backline breakout that left an army of Welsh defenders on the floor.
Wales moved top of World Cup Pool A after claiming a third successive win that has left host nation England one defeat away from elimination.
Lote Tuqiri is a proud former Wallaby, but when he watches Australia play Fiji in the Rugby World Cup in Cardiff on Thursday [1.45am AEST], he will be torn over who to cheer for.
Fiji flanker Dominiko Waqaniburotu has been cited for an alleged act of foul play during the opening Rugby World Cup Pool A match against England at Twickenham, organisers said on Sunday.
England are in the "shape of their lives" and can handle the pressure of being tournament hosts, forwards coach Graham Rowntree said.
When the Fijian rugby team look over Twickenham, they won't see a band of angels coming to carry them home. Rather, they'll have a vicious England squad looking to stamp their authority on the World Cup in the opening game.
Earning a professional contract and then an international call-up for their adopted nation is a pathway to riches almost unimaginable in Fiji, where the minimum wage is around $3.30 an hour.
Fiji prop Iosefo Bele Tabalala has died in his sleep, the Fijian Rugby Union (FRU) said on Saturday.
The Crusaders are reportedly looking to play a Super Rugby game in Fiji next year.
Wales held on to edge a Fijian side reduced to 14 men in the 52nd minute by 17-13 in a hard-fought rugby Test at Cardiff's Millennium Stadium on Saturday.
Teddy Thomas scored a hat-trick of tries on his France debut and South African-born Scott Spedding also shone on his first appearance for Les Bleus in a 40-15 victory over Fiji in Marseille on Saturday.
Semesa Rokoduguni's stunning rise to international status reflects his character and his background, writes Tom Cary.
English rugby loves to trumpet its links with the military, so the RFU's marketing men will be beside themselves with the news that Semesa Rokoduguni, a serving soldier, has been called up to the squad for the four November internationals.
Fiji triumphed in their one-off Test against Italy in Suva as former NSW Waratahs winger Nemani Nadolo scored 15 points in a 25-14 victory.
Swashbuckling Fiji upset South Africa 33-26 in Sunday's Tokyo final to capture their second title of the IRB World Sevens season.
The International Rugby Board announced on Saturday that it had suspended all direct financial support to the Fiji Rugby Union (FRU) with immediate effect because of concerns over the administration and governance of the Union.