Mayanavanua was essential for the Flying Fijians Autumn Nations Cup crusade, notwithstanding, after the match against Georgia, he was called up by French Top 14 side Lyon as a physical issue cover.
Talking solely to FBC Sports from France, the 23 year old uncovers what got him this far and the motivation behind his prosperity.
Losing his mother who without any help raised him was very intense, however rugby was something Mayanavanua turned to.
He says he was propelled by a relative who drove Fiji to its recorded accomplishment in Rio, Brazil four years back.
“My greatest motivation was every one of my uncles they propelled me, growing up they caused me a ton and one of them who really made the public scene was Osea Kolinisau and somebody who truly enlivened me to continue driving, continue pushing ahead”.
His folks separated when he was in year four.
The former Fiji under 20 chief says to see that somebody from his own family made it to the public side him some expectation.
“Something beneficial about rugby is that you decide your own fate so in a couple of years’ time it’s myself whose going to decide how I need to play for Fiji in the following scene cup and I need to continue speaking to Fiji until I resign so that is the arrangement in my mind, what’s left is for me to accomplish the difficult work”.
The FRU is energized that youthful players like Mayanavanua are beginning to transform the world stage.
FRU CEO John O’Connor says adolescents like Mayanavanua are Fiji’s promise for the following World Cup.
Mayanavanua included for Northland a year ago in New Zealand’s ITM Cup