16 Jan 2012

Sport: Inoke Male appointed Fiji rugby coach until 2015

11:17 am on 16 January 2012

The former Fiji number eight Inoke Male has been appointed head coach of the Flying Fijians.

Male began his career with the Raralevu Club in 1985 before joining the Navy and won his first test cap against Australia in 1998.

He guided Vatukoula out of Fiji's B Division last season and also led Fiji's Under 20 team to a top six finish at last years Junior World Champs.

Male replaces Sam Domoni whose two year tenure ended when the Flying Fijians failed to qualify for the quarter-finals of the recent World Cup in New Zealand.