Campo signs on as Event Ambassador for Fiji's Coral Coast 7's Tournament
19 July, 2011
|David Campese to assist Navosa |
Warriors at Coral Coast 7s.
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Fiji’s Coral Coat 7’s tournament, to be held on Fiji’s Coral Coast in November has announced high profile former Wallaby David Campese will be the events ambassador and technical adviser for one of the teams competing.
An Australian Rugby legend Campo, who played 101 tests in his 15-year career, will attend the two-day tournament in November.
Campese will assist the Navosa Warriors as their technical advisor under team coach Aisea Tuilevu, a former Fijian Rugby representative.
Joining Campese from Australia and representing the country for the first time will be the Brisbane Nadroga/Navosa team coached by another famous Fijian surname from the world of rugby - Elia Tuqiri (Jnr).
To date this team has won two tournaments – the 2010 Byron International Sevens and the Fiji Day Sevens.
Team members include the Kuridrani brothers, Tevita and Chris, who played for the Australian Sevens and in the Australian under 20 side and Queensland Reds Academy.
New Zealand Rugby has also put its support behind the tournament and is entering two teams - the New Zealand Fiji Barbarians, coached by New Zealand union great Amasio Valence and Rangataua from the Bay of Plenty coached by Valence’s former teammate, now turned television presenter, Matua Parkinson.
The Coral Coast 7’s, held on Friday 18 and Saturday 19 November and this year will see 24 premier teams including 16 local teams and for the first time up to eight overseas teams battle it out in over 60 matches during the two day tournament.
For further information, and a range of accommodation/tour packages for spectators travelling from overseas visit www.fijiscoralcoastsevens.com.