Founded in 1963 to celebrate the Golden Jubilee of the Fiji Rugby Union, the FRU Cup brings together all the major unions, with typically the top four from the round-robin qualifying for the semi-finals. In the early years, there were six major provinces competing, though that number has slowly increased as rugby has become more developed. Seven different teams have managed to win the coveted trophy.
Current champions Nadroga holds the Skipper Cup (Senior and Under 20) and HFC Farebrother Sullivan Trophy. In summary 12 provinces play round-robin, then a semi-finals and then the final. The Fiji Rugby Union announces the draws at the end of the preceding season, with a single round-robin ensuring that all provinces play each other at least once.
Provinces are responsible for their own home games and keep the gate-takings from those matches. The first game this year kicks off in April.