20 Jul 2011

Sport: Flying Fijians taking inspiration from Samoa

11:37 am on 20 July 2011

Fiji say they're taking inspiration Samoa's upset of Australia ahead of this Friday's test against the All Blacks in Dunedin.

Manu Samoa stunned the Wallabies 32-23 in Sydney on Sunday for their first ever win over the worlds second-ranked team.

The Flying Fijians arrive in New Zealand on Wednesday and captain Deacon Manu says the Samoan results has certainly been a talking point amongst the team.

"That was one of the points we addressed at the meeting this week. Just the belief of the Samoans and they scored early on and their confidence grew and the longer we're in the game the more we will be able to compete."

Fiji captain, Deacon Manu.