Fiji Rugby Expands Union Landscape with Addition of Two New Unions
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January 31, 2024 – The Fiji Rugby Football Union Trust Board (FRFUTB), proudly
announces the inclusion of two new unions into its growing Rugby Vuvale. This
strategic expansion marks a significant milestone in the development of the
local rugby scene and underscores FRFUTB’s commitment to fostering inclusivity,
diversity, and a thriving rugby community.
two new unions joining the Fiji Rugby Provincial Competition under this year’s
Vodafone Vanua Cup are Taveuni and Kadavu Rugby Union’s who both bring a shared
passion for the game with a strong player base which enhances the level of
competition, promising an even more exhilarating and competitive season for
players and fans alike.
Rugby’s General Manager Operations and Development, Sale Sorokavi believes the
addition of the two Unions will provide rugby enthusiasts with a more intense
and thrilling sporting experience.
shared: “The expansion of our provincial competition brings a lot of excitement
to a new player and fan base, and we acknowledge the contributions by
stakeholders from both unions to make their dream a reality.”
unions have already produced competitive teams at local 7s and 15s competitions
that were sanctioned by Fiji Rugby, where the local rugby community have caught
a glimpse of the player base available to the two island Unions”
these two Unions, it is our hope that the values of rugby are trickled down
through their grassroots levels as well as fostering healthy lifestyles within
their communities,” added Sorovaki.
Fiji Rugby Provincial Competition will commence at the end of February with the
commence and draws to be announced soon.