The Fiji Rugby Union has started offering contracts to their Olympic champion sevens squad.
The previous arrangement expired after the Rio Games, with players only receiving minimal match payments and a daily allowance since the start of the new World Series in December.
Reports in Australia have linked gold medal winning trio Masivesi Dakuwaqa, Jerry Tuwai and Jasa Veremalua with a switch to rugby league.
Head coach Gareth Baber told Vinnie Wylie they're doing everything they can to keep their best players in Fiji.
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