Experienced coaching group named for RWC

Fiji Airways Flying Fijians coach John McKee having discussions with Fiji Airways 7s coach Gareth Baber during their team training at the Leichhardt Oval ground in Sydney, Australia on Wednesday, January 24, 2018. Picture: JONACANI LALAKOBAU

Fiji Airways Flying Fijians coach John McKee having discussions with Fiji Airways 7s coach Gareth Baber in Sydney earlier this year. Picture: JONACANI LALAKOBAU

FIJI Airways Flying Fijians head coach, John McKee has announced an experienced coaching group to steer Fiji through the Pacific Test Series, Pacific Nations Cup and the Rugby World Cup in Japan later this year.

McKee has pulled in the services of 2015 Flying Fijians assistant coach Tabai Matson together with Neil Barnes and Alan Muir for on field with Damian Marsh as head of athletic performance plus John Pryor as head of strength and conditioning.

“This is a highly experienced and capable coaching group with extensive professional credentials,” McKee said.

“This group of coaches have the knowledge and alignment to take the Fiji Airways Flying Fijians forward and to help ensure this will be the best prepared Fijian team to travel to a Rugby World Cup,” he said.

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