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Naitasiri team preview

24 Jul 2020

2019 Skipper Points – 23 Final Placing – 3rd  2019 Top Try scorer- Timoci Sinate (5 tries)  2019 was a season of great promise for the Highlanders. Fielding an exciting team including three players vying for Rugby World Cup spots (Frank Lomani, Veremalua Vugakoto and Joeli Veitayaki) there was plenty of promise in the proud Naitasiri lineup. Finishing in third place overall after a thrilling semifinal against Nadroga, the red black and white will be fighting hard to […]...

Namosi team preview

24 Jul 2020

2019 Skipper Points – 12  2019 Final Placing – 5th  Top Try scorer– Sakiusa Nadruka (5 tries)   Throughout the 7 rounds of 2019 Skipper Cup, Namosi won 3 matches against Tailevu, Nadi and Northland in round 2, 6 and 7 and lost 4 matches against Nadroga, Suva, Rewa and Naitasiri in round 1, 3,4,5. Namosi captain Mosese Voka and robust looseman Johnny Dyer both made the cut into the 2019 RWC squad, Voka was later named in […]...

Nadi team preview

24 Jul 2020

2019 Skipper Points – 20  Top Try scorer – Jolame Luveni (5 tries)  Nadi started off pretty good with their campaign after stunning Nadroga in their opener with a 40-18 win and beating Northland 26-19 in the second round. Nadi won 3 of its matches against Nadroga, Northland and Rewa in round 1, 2 and 5, went on bye in round 3 and lost another 3 matches against Tailevu, Namosi and […]...

Lautoka team preview

24 Jul 2020

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 […]...

Yasawa team preview

24 Jul 2020

Yasawa Rugby Union was promoted to the Skipper Cup following a stellar 2019 season in the Vodafone Vanua championship Cup, clinching the title in a thrilling final against cross town rivals Lautoka. Yasawa made history with their promotion coming just one year after entering Fiji’s Provincial Rugby Tournaments. Comprising many talented young players from the 20 Volcanic islands in the Yasawas’, the Yasawa rugby team are an emerging […]...

Tailevu team Preview

24 Jul 2020

2019 Skipper Points – 11  Top Try scorer– Simeli Koniferedi (3 tries)    Tailevu secured 1 win over Nadi in round 4 and a draw with Naitasiri in round 7 throughout 2019 Skipper Cup. After losing 5 games last year, Tailevu was sitting on 11 points with Northland and was on the edge of being the second team along with Rewa to be relegated to the Vanua Championship this […]...

Suva Team preview

24 Jul 2020

2019 Skipper Points – 28  Top Try scorer – Setareki Raoba (6 tries)  Suva will be opting for a third consecutive title win coming in the 2020 Skipper Cup Campaign. After successfully securing the Skipper title two years in a row in 2018 and 2019, they aim to continue with another successful Skipper campaign this year. Suva had a pretty […]...

World Rugby Executive Committee recommends 2020 temporary COVID-19 international calendar

23 Jul 2020

World Rugby Media: The World Rugby Executive Committee has today recommended a revised temporary 2020 international calendar with the express objective of optimising recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic for the betterment of the global game at all levels. Seeking to reconcile the interests of the international game, the professional club game and player welfare, temporary […]...

Fiji Rugby Confirm Chairman Rotation

23 Jul 2020

Fiji Rugby Union CEO Mr. John O’Connor has confirmed that current Chairman, Commander Francis Kean will also rotate out from the Fiji Rugby Board as per the Fiji Rugby Constitution. Commander Kean was the appointee of the Honourable Prime Minister to the Fiji Rugby Board. O’Connor confirmed that Mr. Conway Beg is the new appointee for […]...

Subrails welcomed into Fiji Rugby family.

21 Jul 2020

Fiji Rugby are thrilled to announce local furniture and electrical retailer Subrails has joined the rugby family, signing a three-year partnership as the Union’s Official Furniture & White Goods Supplier.   CEO Mr John O’Connor said the new partnership is a major boost in tough economic times.  “It is a thrill to welcome Subrails into the […]...