Official Rugby World Cup 2023 Fiji Rugby Shirts and Kit by Nike
Fiji is an island in the Pacific Ocean with an extremely strong rugby heritage, and is one of the few countries where rugby union is the main sport.
Fijian players are renowned for their size, strength and skill accounting for hundreds of professional players playing globally. There are approximately 80,000 registered players from a total population of around 950,000.
Traditionally, the Fiji home rugby kit consisting of a white shirt, black shorts and black and white hooped socks. The current Fiji shirt is made by global giant Nike who have held the license since 2021. Previous suppliers include Canterbury (1970's - 2003), Cotton Traders (2004-2005), Kooga/BLK (2005-2016) and ISC (2017 - 2021).
Fiji's best Rugby World Cup performances have been in 1987 and 2007, on both occasions reaching the quarter final stage. However, defeats to France and South Africa respectively ensured they wouldn't reach the last 4.
The war dance performed by the team before each Test match is called the cibi, the origins of which date back to the country's warring times with its Pacific neighbours. It's a truly impressive sight to see, especially if you're lucky enough to catch it live!