‘The Bus’ And Volavola In Form
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‘The Bus’ And Volavola In Form

Dubbed ‘The Bus’, Tuisova scored three tries for Lyon as they romped to a 62-10 win over Bayonne in the French Top 14 yesterday

Ben Volavola (left) and Josua Tuisova.

Winger Josua Tuisova has showed why Flying Fijians head coach Vern Cotter has labelled him as one of the X-factors for the Autumn Nations Championship in November.

Dubbed ‘The Bus’, Tuisova scored three tries for Lyon as they romped to a 62-10 win over Bayonne in the French Top 14 yesterday.

Tuisova claimed a first half double before dotting down his third in the closing minutes to join South Africa’s Cheslin Kolbe at the top of the league’s try scoring charts with five efforts this season.

Josua Tuisova.

Josua Tuisova.

Cotter had told SUNsports that Tuisova, Semi Radradra and Nemani Nadolo are the Flying Fijians’ X-factors, as they prepare to take on France, Italy and Scotland in the Autumn Nations Championship.

Meanwhile, Flying Fijians first five-eight Ben Volavola, has been in scintillating form for his French ProD2 club Perpignan.

Ben Volavola.

Ben Volavola.

Volavola, who is now in the starting line-up on a regular basis, scored 14 points in their 25-22 win over USON Nevers in the weekend.

He kicked over four penalties and a conversion to put Perpignan to the top of the points table.

Strong running second five-eighth Levani Botia played for La Rochelle as they walloped Castres 62-3 ,while centre Waisea

Nayacalevu copped a yellow card as Stade Francais went down 41-27 to Clermont.

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