Aug 12, 2016
Gold for Rawaca's Fiji in Rio
Saracens will have an Olympic champion in their ranks this season after Fiji won the inaugural men's rugby sevens beating Great Britain 43-7 to claim gold.
Summer signing Save Rawaca, who was in strong form until a hand injury ruled him out of the Fijian’s semi-final win over Japan and the Olympic final against Team GB, will link up with Mark McCall’s double-winning side after a post-Olympic break. He will head to north London as a National hero in his native Fiji after he helped the Pacific Island nation to their first ever Olympic medal.
Chris Wyles was Saracens other representative in the ground-breaking event in Rio, with the Saracens wing part of Mike Friday’s USA team.