Samueli Naulu http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/42370/all en RugbyU: Fijian rugby star killed in car crash http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130330/rugbyu-fijian-rugby-star-killed-car-crash <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Fiji's 2009 French championship winning wing Samueli Naulu was killed in a car crash on Saturday, local police and his club confirmed.</p> <p>According to the police the 31-year-old, who was playing for fifth division side Bergerac, lost control of his car at around 0500GMT and hit a tree some 20km south of Bergerac.</p> <p>Naulu, who played for Fiji's Under-21 side, was switched to the wing from flanker on arriving at Perpignan in 2005 and was an impressive performer in their title winning season.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130330/rugbyu-fijian-rugby-star-killed-car-crash" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bergerac Disaster Samueli Naulu Samueli Naulu AFP Sat, 30 Mar 2013 13:31:04 +0000 5797541 at http://www.globalpost.com RugbyU: Fijian rugby star killed in car crash http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130330/rugbyu-fijian-rugby-star-killed-car-crash-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Fiji's 2009 French championship winning wing Samueli Naulu was killed in a car crash on Saturday, local police and his club confirmed.</p> <p>According to the police the 31-year-old, who was playing for fifth division side Bergerac, lost control of his car at around 0500GMT and hit a tree some 20km south of Bergerac.</p> <p>Naulu, who played for Fiji's Under-21 side, was switched to the wing from flanker on arriving at Perpignan in 2005 and was an impressive performer in their title winning season.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130330/rugbyu-fijian-rugby-star-killed-car-crash-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Disaster Human Interest Rugby union Samueli Naulu Samueli Naulu AFP Sat, 30 Mar 2013 16:31:02 +0000 5797621 at http://www.globalpost.com