SAPPORO – Fiji coach John McKee has said the World Cup will be treated to plenty of the flair associated with the island nation's rugby but this time it will be allied with a firm focus on the basics of the game.
The Flying Fijians were the last Pacific islands side to make the knockout phase at the World Cup when they upset Wales 38-34 to advance to the last eight in France in 2007.
McKee believes a rock-solid structure must be combined with their natural running game if they are to match that feat in Japan, where they have drawn Australia, Uruguay, Georgia and Wales in Pool D.
"We do need to play test match rugby but need to put the icing on the cake with some Fijian talent and flair," the New Zealander told Reuters.
"For us it's about finding the balance to playing test match rugby."