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Lautoka schools launch rugby program

Zanzeer Singh
Saturday, June 21, 2014

THE Lautoka Primary School Rugby Association will officially launch its Get Into Rugby program at the Natabua High School ground this morning.

A total of 15 schools will participate in the daylong program.

Association president Tirani Uluinakauvadra said three new schools have joined this year.

Sachin Prasad of Courts Fiji will be the chief guest. The schools from Lautoka will play matches as curtain raiser to the Fiji versus Cook Islands next Saturday.

The Get Into Rugby program is part of the International Rugby Board's as the sport rejoins the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro in 2016.

The aim of the program is to encourage players of all ages to try, play and stay in rugby. GIR will promote the values of the game and ensures that children are encouraged to try rugby in a safe and progressive environment.

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