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Local players hone their craft during this isolation period

13 May 2020

Skipper competition brings out thousands of people from various provinces across the country to watch and support their provincial teams competing for the pinnacle rugby title title in the country.  Covid-19 upended this years Domestic rugby calendar, however all provincial teams have lay out their training program for players to follow through to be ready […]...

World Rugby launches Women Coaching Rugby Toolkit to recruit and retain more female rugby coaches

10 May 2020

World Rugby launched a new, online women coaching rugby toolkit, developed by World Rugby to assist unions and regional associations in recruiting, developing and retaining more female rugby coaches at every level of the game. As part of World Rugby’s ambitious and transformational strategic women’s plan to accelerate the global development of women in rugby […]...

Catch up with Fiji Airways Flying Fijians Coach Vern Cotter

28 Apr 2020

How’s everything been for you in the past few weeks? Very well thank you. We had to leave France quickly to pick up our two eldest children from boarding school in New Zealand before it closed, we only just made it! It has been a big lifestyle change after spending 14 years in Europe to […]...

FRU Development Unit to begin online courses for coaches

25 Apr 2020

The Fiji Rugby Union Development Unit has re-strategize its approach towards rugby development in the country by introducing online coaching course and rugby skills content series. FRU National Development Manager Koli Sewabu and his team takes it to the online platform with the aim of introducing more structural rugby skills for players around the country […]...

Catch up with Fiji Airways Fijiana XVs forward and COVID-19 team nurse Laisa Taga

24 Apr 2020

How’s everything been for you in the past few weeks? Well it’s been great actually just longer working hours. That is 12 hour shifts so basically if I’m doing morning by the time I knock off its during curfew hours so my life has simply been around home and work. How are you maintaining your […]...

Strategy adjustment for Fiji Airways Fijian 7s team

23 Apr 2020

Fiji Airways Fijian 7s Coach Gareth Baber and his coaching panel are now re-looking at their strategy for the 2019/2020 HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series. With the onset of COVID-19, the tournaments in Hong Kong, Singapore, London and Paris have been postponed to September. “We’ve made specific changes to our work plan heading into the […]...

Catch up with Fiji Airways Fijiana captain Sereima Leweniqila

20 Apr 2020

How you’ve been this past few weeks? Just been concentrating on work at Westpac, catching up because most of the time I am away or have been always so focused on rugby, making sure I hit my daily targets (meaning productivity). Other than that I have been good and just enjoying spending more time with […]...

World Rugby announces COVID-19 rugby relief strategy

17 Apr 2020

World Rugby has announced details of a dedicated COVID-19 relief strategy aimed at supporting the global game and mitigating the overall impact of the pandemic on the sport. Underpinned by a relief fund of approximately US$100 million to assist unions through to the resumption of the sport, the strategy reflects World Rugby’s commitment to leading […]...

Exploring new skills off the rugby field

16 Apr 2020

As Covid-19 continue to keep people in lockdown, many sporting athletes around the world are also learning various new skills while exploring their potentials outside of the field. Being isolated provides many of these athletes the downtime they’ve always wanted, getting to spend more time with their loved ones while getting creative in their backyards, […]...

Catch up with Kini Murimurivalu

08 Apr 2020

How you’ve been this past few weeks? it’s all been pretty good and everything is alright.Family is all good.    How you managing to stay active while in isolation? i’ve been doing some cardio workout at home and circuit exercise to keep the body moving, i’m trying not to gain weight which why i’m  on […]...