Vodafone FSSRU Deans Trophy
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2020 Vodafone FSSRU Deans Trophy POSTPONED.
Due to the impact of the COVID-19 global pandemic, the Fiji Government Ministry of Education has issued a directive that all school sports competitions be postponed for 2020, awaiting further notice.
As such, the Deans Trophy competition will not kick off in the third term as scheduled.
Fiji Rugby is working hard with Fiji Secondary Schools Sports Rugby Union and the Ministry of Education to develop a solution to provide some form of competitive rugby for the school age players that is compliant to the health and safety regulations imposed as the nation combats the coronavirus.
Stay tuned for more updates.
The Vodafone FSSRU is focused in achieving its mission of developing a pool of potential secondary school players worthy of selection into Fiji’s national side.
The FSSRU structures its schools competition into 6 zones namely the North, East, West, Baravi and Maritime zone and apart from the local “Deans Competition” it also participates in an annual international meet known as the “Tri-Nations Tournament” along with New Zealand and Australia.In the 2013 “Tri-Nations Tournament” the Fiji Under-18 Grade created history when it defeated the New Zealand School boys team in Sydney, Australia.
The Vodafone FSSRU Deans Trophy is the top prize of the Fiji Secondary Schools Rugby.

2019 has seen a changing of the guard for the Secondary Schools rugby competition with Fiji Rugby Union bringing the competition under their domestic competition governance model in close allegiance to Fiji Secondary Schools Rugby Union (FSSRU).

Vodafone Fiji were welcomed on board as naming rights sponsor in a major boost to the funding model of the competition helping to ensure a first class competition has been rolled out for the students.

Brief background
The competition introduced in 1939 is the oldest competitive tournament in Fiji rugby. It was first won by Queen Victoria School (QVS).
QVS has since won the Deans Trophy 14 times and drawn five times. Lelean Memorial School (LMS), the current Deans holders, has won the trophy 12 times and drawn five times. Lelean first won the Deans Trophy in 1948.
Ratu Kadavulevu School (RKS) has won the trophy 16 times and drawn four times. RKS first won the trophy in 1961.Marist Brothers High School has won the Deans Trophy on four occasions and drawn twice. They first won in 1965. Latter Day Saints College (LDS), Nasinu Teachers’ College, Navuso Agricultural College and Suva Grammar School (SGS) have each won the trophy once. SGS also drew with RKS in 2005. The original Deans Trophy was donated by the Maori All Blacks team that toured Fiji in 1938 to be competed for by the Secondary Schools of Fiji.
Competition Format 
The top three teams from the Eastern zone will qualify for the quarter finals and the top two from the Southern zone as well as the Western zone qualifies, while the only top 1 from the Northern zone progress to the quarters.
Teams and Divisions 
  • Eastern Zone
Queen Victoria School
Ratu Kadavulevu School
Tailevu North Collage
Lelean Memorial School
Sila Central High School
Lomaivuna Secondary School
Navuso Agriculture
Dilkusha Secondary School
Bau Collage
Delana Secondary
Nakasi High
  • Southern Zone

Marist Brother High School

Ratu Sukuna Memorial School

Suva Grammar School

Later Day Saints Collage

Gospel High School

Assemblies of God High School

John Wesley Collage

Dudley High School

Lomaivuna Secondary School

Monfort Boys Town

  • Northern zone

Labasa Collage

Labasa Sangam

Holy Family

Dreketi Collage

Seaqaqa Central

Guru Nanak Khalsa

All Saints Secondary School

  • Western Zone

Natabua High School

Saint Thomas High School

Lautoka Andra Collage

Ba Pro

Central Collage

Tilak High School

AD Patel

Ba Sangam

Ba Methodist High School

AD Patel

Balata High School

Nukuloa Collage

Tavua District School

Xavier Collage

Nilsen High

Cuvu Collage

Sigatoka AndraNadroga Arya Collage

Nasikawa Vision Collage

Navosa Central School

Sigatoka Valley High School