TOP local teams are set to feature in the 38th Fiji Bitter Marist 7s at the ANZ Stadium next week Friday and Saturday.
The tournament organising committee yesterday released the names of the final 64 teams that will take part in the competition.
Teams such as Red Rock, Tokatoka Resort Westfield Babas, Wardens Gold, Ratu Filise and Yamacia will participate in the tournament.
Marist Rugby Club president Lawrence Tikaram in a statement said: "The task to make the final 64 teams has been a tough one, as once again many teams will be left out which is disappointing.
"The organisers would have valued more teams to participate but logistics, time and quality of the tournament had to be taken into account.
"We sincerely apologise to the teams and most especially the players that did not make it and hope next year most of them will be part of the tournament by fulfilling the registration criteria, which was accepting the first sixty four (64) teams that paid in full."
Tikaram said apart from the top teams, they also had two overseas teams along with a number of upcoming clubs taking part in the tournament.
Teams - Tokatoka Resort Westfield Babas, Wardens Gold, Xpress Office Supplies Ltd Rfmf1,. Ck Ezi Buy Tabadamu 1, Lomaiviti Babas6. First Landing Tale Babas, Police National, Hideaway Hurricanes, Nawaka, Marist1, Marist2, Marist 3 Serua, Uprising Rugby, St Theresa Rugby Savusavu, Laucala Beach Rugby Club, Shipping Services Suva Stallions, Babale Rugby Team Yasawa, Vunisaiki Kula Vusasivo Village Natewa Bay, Coastal Sigatoka Young Boys, Duavata Rugby Club Burerua, Wardens Green, Tauranga Qaliduna Levuka Ovalau, Dominion Insurance South Sea Mariners, Fiji Bitter Mokani, Dueba Rugby Cl, Digicel Covenant Rugby, Delasui Rugby, New Born Waibasaga- Naitasiri, Veivatuloa Blues, Lalati Whaleys Rugby Bega, Uluinikau 1, Uluinikau 2, Uluinikau 3, Nabua 1, 35. Nabua 2, Gumatua Rugby Club Levuka Ovalau, Gusunawai Brothers Dueba, Vatukaloko Rugby Stone Clock Rugby Club- Ra, Xpress Office Supplies Ltd Rfmf2, Laucala Island Rugby Club, Yamacia, Ck Ez Buy Tabadamu Team 2, Jordan Rugby Club,. Nabua Nabarians, Waimanu, New Caledonia, Waqavuka Levuka, Fnu, Cousteau Resort Vonoyauyau Savusavu, Nailaga Rugby Club Ba, Lomavata Rugby Club Ba, Sorokoba Rugby Club Ba, Red Rock, Coastal Ratu Filise- Nadroga, Print Mate Savura, Nadawa Young Boys, Biausevu Reds Rugby Club Nadroga, Tfox Big Bula Wave, Nasavu Gold Bua Vanualevu, West Roosters Wellington Nz, Qauia Rugby Club, Lami 7s Team, St Peters Rugby Club Namosi, Coastal Eagles - Sigatoka.