6 Aug 2014

Sport: Fiji looking for replacement 7s coach for Youth Olympics

1:11 pm on 6 August 2014

The Fiji Rugby Union is searching for a replacement coach for their sevens team competing at the Youth Olympics after Ben Ryan was advised not to travel to China for medical reasons.

Ryan says he's disappointed not to be going with the team and says they need to make the most of turning the best talent in the competition into the best team.

Ryan and Fijiana women's coach Iliesa Tanivula will continue to assist the team with preparations before they fly out to China on Monday.

The second Summer Youth Olympics are being held in Nanjing, China from be from August the 16-28th.