Crusaders thrilled with Ben Volavola’s RWC campaign

Ben Volavola’s World Cup experience with Fiji was the perfect preparation for next year’s Super Rugby season according to Fiji and Crusaders assistant coach Tabai Matson. The former Waratahs and Southern Districts flyhalf started all four of Fiji’s Pool A matches and did no harm to his chances of earning the starting No.10 jersey when he joins the Crusaders in 2016. “He was outstanding and I think he got better as the tournament unfolded. Each performance was built on the next week and the next week so we were really happy and he was really happy with his performance as well,” Matson told Rugby News. “He definitely grew into the tournament, so I think he just needs an opportunity to play at a high level more consistently.” Matson said the experience of playing against England in front of 84,000 fans at Twickenham was invaluable and would put Volavola in good stead for the 2016 Super Rugby season “There won’t be any Super Rugby crowd that comes close to that, so w
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