High hope for Fiji 7s event

MINISTER for Youth and Sports Laisenia Tuitubou believes it will be a great milestone if Fiji wins the bid to host a leg of the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series tournament.

Tuitubou said they had given their letter of support for the bid.

“We are trying our very best through the Fiji Rugby Union and it will be great milestone for us if we win the bid,” he said.

“They have all the ticks in the box set out by World Rugby. It will be a good mileage for Fiji all over the world. We have seen in tournaments that we have supporters all over the world.

“We hope that World Rugby will see our bid come through. I’m confident as the Sports Minister.

“We have written our letter of support and we are also carefully looking at the budget of the bid. Week after next, we will submit it to Cabinet as Cabinet paper.”

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