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Cotter keeps a close tab on local players

06 Aug 2020

Fiji Airways Flying Fijians Coach Vern Cotter has a close eye on local players currently featuring in the Skipper Cup competition. Cotter, who is still in New Zealand is working with the FRU’s General Manager High Performance Simon Raiwalui to format a program for Fiji’s domestic rugby players. “I watched the Nadroga versus Namosi game […]...

Young players a boost for 2020 Women’s Skipper Cup

05 Aug 2020

If you’ve been following Skipper women’s games from last year and the starting of this season (last two weeks) then you’ll realize how local women’s competition has definitely reached another phase.   It’s exciting to see that our women’s provincial teams are injecting more young women into their squad as these upcoming players are the […]...

Conway Beg appointed as Fiji Rugby Chairman

04 Aug 2020

Fiji Rugby is pleased to announce that the Fiji Rugby Board has now elected Mr. Conway Beg to the role of the Chairman to succeed the outgoing Chairman, Commander Francis Kean. Fiji Rugby Chief Executive Mr. John O’Connor said Mr. Beg has been appointed to the FRU Board by the Honorable Prime Minister Mr. Voreqe […]...

Namosi secure Farebrother Sullivan Trophy

01 Aug 2020

The second Farebrother challenge between Namosi and Nadroga was a high calibre battle between two structured and swift outfits who battled from kick off to the final whistle.   It was an intense encounter and both teams showcased some brilliant rugby proving that local competition has gone up another level.   Fans at Lawaqa were […]...

Sevens players to add flavour in Round 2 of Skipper Cup

31 Jul 2020

The second round of the Fiji Rugby Skipper Cup is expected to be filled with a lot of flavours as fans will be witnessing our 7s stars this weekend. Fiji Airways Fijian 7s Coach Gareth Baber said “It’s been a long way to watch the 7s players back in action but they get that opportunity […]...

Fijian 7s stars up for Skipper Challenge

31 Jul 2020

Skipper Cup fans can expect some exciting rugby when round 2 kicks off tomorrow (1/8/20) as provincial team coaches were given the green light to select national 7s stars into their match day lineups. With the World Sevens Series temporarily suspended, Fijian 7s head coach Gareth Baber has injected a new focus to our provincial […]...

International rugby set to resume in October

31 Jul 2020

An exciting programme of international matches is set to take place later this year after the World Rugby Council approved a temporary adjustment to Regulation 9 to accommodate the release of international players for revised 2020 windows. The adjustment to the regulation has been approved as a temporary measure to mitigate the unprecedented impact of […]...

Catch the Big One with Skipper Tuna

30 Jul 2020

Skipper Tuna and Fiji Rugby have joined forces to give fans the chance to Catch a Big One at the Skipper Cup this season.  We love that rugby is back on the park for all Fiji fans with the premier provincial competition the Skipper Cup kicking off on July 25. This year there are so […]...

2021 Dubai and Cape Town HSBC World Sevens Series legs – not to proceed .

29 Jul 2020

Following the recently announced conclusion of the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, with New Zealand confirmed as both men’s and women’s champions, World Rugby and its partners are continuing to focus on planning for the 2021 Series and the build-up to the Olympic Games in Tokyo, which are now […]...

Nadroga team preview

24 Jul 2020

2019 Skipper Points – 20 Final Placing – 2nd  Top Try scorer – Joeli Lutumailagi (6 tries)  Reigning Farebrother Tropy holders Nadroga have plenty to play for in 2020 with the taste of vengeance on their tongues after two straight years of narrow Cup defeat at the hands of Suva.  With a slow start to the 2019 season a crucial learning the proud Coral Coasters, fans can […]...