Fiji Time: 7:15 AM on Sunday 28 May

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / Sport

Focus on the holistic development

Arin Kumar
Monday, January 20, 2014

THE Island Breeze Rugby Plus will be in Ovalau this week conducting clinics to help with the development of the sport on the island.

Island Breeze is a Melbourne, Australia-based organisation that focuses on the holistic development of players and officials on and off the field.

National leader Waqa Baravilala, who is based in Melbourne, said their Suva team would conduct the clinics on Ovalau.

"We provide days of intense training sessions, drills, mental toughness and also sports chaplaincy program," he said.

"We bring in professional coaches, trainers, resources and also chaplaincy component in creative learning dynamic in our hands-on workshop style and clinic sessions.

"Currently we have been focussing on Fiji, Vanuatu and Australia."

Island Breeze will work with the Ovalau Rugby Union for a couple more years.

"With Ovalau Rugby Union we have a five-year development framework that we are working towards.

"Currently we have seen positive outcomes and we keep strategising into the future for more impact in the Lomaiviti region and also other unions that are interested in the concept."

Rugby Plus national co-ordinator based in Suva, Lasarusa Nasenaivalu said they were keen on visiting other unions that needed their help.

"We are trying to work with those unions and teams that are underprivileged so that they can prosper using rugby," he said.








Fiji Times Front Page Thumbnail

Kaila Front Page ThumbnailFiji Times & Kaila Frontpage PDF Downloads

Use the free Acrobat Reader to view.

Westpac
Code Inward TTs Outward TTs
CAD 0.65410.6351
JPY 54.851651.8516
GBP 0.37340.3654
EUR 0.43260.4206
NZD 0.69690.6639
AUD 0.65350.6285
USD 0.48690.4699

from

$0.00

Exchange Rate updated on 26th, May, 2017

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. $16k freight scam
  2. Inquiry bid foiled
  3. 'Fijian' sparks debate
  4. $2m generated from Super Rugby match
  5. Farmers protest
  6. Ali appointed RBF acting Governor
  7. Non parole period of thirty years
  8. Risky crossing for users
  9. Road authority utilises $23m for repair works
  10. Ministry certifies twenty-six growers

Top Stories this Week

  1. A-G sounds warning Sunday (21 May)
  2. Man wants house back Wednesday (24 May)
  3. $16k freight scam Saturday (27 May)
  4. Qoro on Pleass board Monday (22 May)
  5. Henry's debt to mum Wednesday (24 May)
  6. Work cut out Monday (22 May)
  7. Toorak youths distraught over lost jerseys Tuesday (23 May)
  8. Mystery chests, villagers warned Wednesday (24 May)
  9. Pillar of strength Wednesday (24 May)
  10. Thank you midwives Monday (22 May)