Fiji Time: 8:49 PM on Sunday 3 May

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / Sport

Demotion for bottom teams

Arin Kumar
Friday, May 16, 2014

THE bottom two placed teams in the Top 8 at the end of the Vodafone Cup competition this season will be demoted.

This was announced by the Fiji National Rugby League (FNRL) yesterday during the launch of the 2014 Vodafone Cup competition in Suva.

The first round of Top 8 and premier grade competitions will be played tomorrow at the Ra Sports Ground in Rakiraki.

FNRL operations manager Joeli Savou said the two from the bottom would be relegated to the premier grade while the top two from the premier grade would be promoted.

Meanwhile, the new jerseys of the Top 8 teams were also revealed yesterday.

Vodafone Fiji chief marketing officer Sanjeewa Perera said they were proud to facilitate the growth of the sport.

"The renewal of our sponsorship only shows our passion and dedication towards uplifting the sport from grassroots level; up, which was witnessed during the Vodafone Trophy where for the first time teams participating in the finals were provided with full playing apparels," he said.

"Today, we witness another gesture of our support in uplifting the profile of the sport where Vodafone will provide the full playing gear to the top 8 premier teams.

"This is simply to add uniformity and vibrancy in the field."





Fiji Times Front Page Thumbnail

Kaila Front Page ThumbnailFiji Times & Kaila Frontpage PDF Downloads

Use the free Acrobat Reader to view.

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Homeless
  2. Anger over flag entries
  3. Heartache for family
  4. The power of social network
  5. VKB not abolished
  6. Roko Tui stays
  7. Raw marks determine top 5 schools
  8. Pull up your socks
  9. School rolls foil distribution
  10. PM opens library in the highlands

Top Stories this Week

  1. Children watch senseless beating Monday (27 Apr)
  2. Fatal night out Monday (27 Apr)
  3. Fiji Airways logo designer dies at her home Tuesday (28 Apr)
  4. Dead after midday Wednesday (29 Apr)
  5. Fijians' test of faith Tuesday (28 Apr)
  6. Top five in Fiji Saturday (02 May)
  7. Officer hurt in robbery attempt Wednesday (29 Apr)
  8. Expensive destination Tuesday (28 Apr)
  9. Kids live in fear Wednesday (29 Apr)
  10. Indonesian authorities act 'cruel' Thursday (30 Apr)