Former Fiji skipper Rasila dies
October 10, 2010
Former Fiji skipper Isaia Rasila has died aged 41.
A family member has confirmed the hooker's death, although doctors did not reveal further details.
Rasila collapsed in the village of Rakirakilevu near Sigatoka on Friday and was pronounced dead by medics upon his arrival at hospital.
During an international career which spanned 11 years between 1992 and 2003 Rasila played 34 Tests for Fiji, captaining them on five occasions.
He played his final Test against Scotland at the 2003 Rugby World Cup, his second as a player.
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