Lautoka is making a return to the Skipper Cup after missing out 3 seasons playing in the second division Vodafone Vanua Championship. Lautoka was relegated to the Vanua Championship after finishing off at the bottom of the 2016 Skipper season points table. The Maroons played 3 seasons in the Vanua Cup in 2017, 2018 and 2019 where they found their way back to the top tier after finishing second in the 2019 Vanua Cup final. Lautoka is the current holder of the Bainimarama Shield after beating Yasawa in Bainimarama challenge last year. Former Flying Fijians flyhalf Waisea Luveniyali is expected to play for the Maroons this season and you can catch him when Lautoka open their Skipper clash against Naitasiri on the 25th July at Ratu Cakobau Park, Nausori.
Players to watch- Waisea Luveniyali