Fiji Time: 8:04 AM on Friday 9 December

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / Sport

Debut sevens tournament for new rugby club

Arin Kumar
Saturday, May 17, 2014

THE Royal Destiny 7s club will play their first game together as a team at the SCW 7s tournament today.

The Mead Road-based club was only formed 14 weeks ago and is raring to make their debut in the local rugby scene.

The side is using concept of rugby, community and chaplaincy in their bid to become a successful side.

Rugby Plus national co-ordinator, Lasarusa Nasenaivalu who is also helping the side said the team was not looking for a win in their first tournament.

"These are school dropouts and unemployed youths from Mead Road, Lovoni, Namadi and some are from Jittu Estate," he said.

"When the club was formed, we had only five boys but now we have more than 20 and their main focus this weekend is not to win but to get exposure and some game time."

Nasenaivalu said the club was a community-based club and would like to engage with the community as much as they could.

"They have already cleaned up at the Home of Compassion, cleaned drains around Nabua Secondary School and also engaged in other activities.

"We don't want them to be idle and into crime and drugs and we want them to be useful to the community."

Nasenaivalu said the team was hoping a good Samaritan would come forward and sponsor the side.








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 0.64300.6240
JPY 55.881552.8815
GBP 0.38330.3753
EUR 0.45090.4389
NZD 0.68530.6523
AUD 0.65230.6273
USD 0.48750.4705

from

$0.00

Exchange Rate updated on 8th December, 2016

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. 'We'll miss him'
  2. Gates not happy with system
  3. NFP: Stop wilful removals
  4. Quest for justice
  5. Firefighters rescue four in town blaze
  6. Sevens plot
  7. Blue boats a serious concern
  8. Student likes concept put in place for learning
  9. Miss Fiji lives her dream
  10. Men move into nursing

Top Stories this Week

  1. Superstition or fact Sunday (04 Dec)
  2. Shes Dunn it again! Friday (02 Dec)
  3. Call to be prepared for cyclone season Friday (02 Dec)
  4. Black magic claim Saturday (03 Dec)
  5. Doctors reveal, heavy grog swipers require more drugs for surgery Saturday (03 Dec)
  6. Fiji mum, baby kept in cell Wednesday (07 Dec)
  7. Fatal torture Wednesday (07 Dec)
  8. Salary review plan for teachers, says Reddy Monday (05 Dec)
  9. Year 10 results out, 45pc pass Wednesday (07 Dec)
  10. Fiji's Year 10 results out Tuesday (06 Dec)