John O’Connor

Cotter Still 15s Coach
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Cotter Still 15s Coach

This was confirmed yes­terday by Fiji Rugby Union chief executive officer, John O’Connor, after receiving numerou...

National Sevens Squads March Into Camp
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National Sevens Squads March Into Camp

Fiji Rugby Union chief executive officer John O’Connor confirmed yesterday that both the national squads would be ...

Skipper Cup Cancelled, Says O’Connor
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Skipper Cup Cancelled, Says O’Connor

“Although FRU had received the approval and Certification for ‘Safe Return to Training and Play’ last Friday; ...

‘23 World Cup Plan Unfolds
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‘23 World Cup Plan Unfolds

“The Fijian Drua is the pathway to the Flying Fijians and there will be players from the Fijian Drua that will mak...

Skipper Cup Decision Today
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Skipper Cup Decision Today

The Skipper Cup competition had kicked off in April but has been put on hold following the second COVID-19 Delta var...

Our Double Olympic Gold Medal Star Tuwai Presented His Land Title
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Our Double Olympic Gold Medal Star Tuwai Presented His Land Title

The Government has bought a residential lot at Tacirua East Subdivision for Tuwai, and $33,300 for the construction ...

Analysis: Who’s Hot, Who’s Not For the Drua
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Analysis: Who’s Hot, Who’s Not For the Drua

Last Friday’s announcement of Fiji Rugby general manager Brian Thorburn to hold the fort as the Drua interim chief...

Race Against Time
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Race Against Time

Unions must meet August 31 deadline to submit list of vaccinated players, officials

Final Stage On Drua Bid
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Final Stage On Drua Bid

O’Connor said they were going to officially announce the Drua chief executive officer and head coach once they had...

Analysis: Apart From Skipper Cup, Fijiana Need More Genuine Competition
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Analysis: Apart From Skipper Cup, Fijiana Need More Genuine Competition

Fiji Rugby Union chief executive officer John O’Connor and his team must be given due credit for including women i...

Tela, Sorovi In, Ben ‘At No.12’
Rugby

Tela, Sorovi In, Ben ‘At No.12’

 If Levani Botia is ruled out of the second Test, then veteran lock forward Leone Nakarawa, is tipped to captain th...

FRU Disappointed, Decided To Play With Clean Jerseys
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FRU Disappointed, Decided To Play With Clean Jerseys

Fiji Rugby Union chief executive officer John O’Connor is disappointed that they were not able to honor the wishe...

Fiji Rugby Union Grateful For Australian Government Support
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Fiji Rugby Union Grateful For Australian Government Support

“Our Fijiana team has qualified for the Rugby World Cup to be held in New Zealand in late 2022, and joining the Su...

Flying Fijians Pray For Nation’s Quick Recovery   
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Flying Fijians Pray For Nation’s Quick Recovery   

“Right now, the players in quarantine have been given their training programmes and they are following it in their...

Fiji Rugby Urges All Its Member Unions To Get Vaccinated
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Fiji Rugby Urges All Its Member Unions To Get Vaccinated

Fiji Rugby Chief Executive John O’Connor said “As we deal with the rapid spread of COVID 19 within our communiti...

Botitu, Tuimaba In Sydney, Ready To Play In Oceania 7s
Rugby

Botitu, Tuimaba In Sydney, Ready To Play In Oceania 7s

“Gareth wants to check them out since they have been playing fifteens rugby for the clubs in France.

Fiji Rugby Announce Nike As Official Team And Training Kit Supplier
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Fiji Rugby Announce Nike As Official Team And Training Kit Supplier

Fiji Rugby will have heads turning on and off the field of play this year with the Pacific rugby powerhouse partneri...

Fiji 7s To Play In Townsville Before Tokyo Olympics
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Fiji 7s To Play In Townsville Before Tokyo Olympics

The Fijian men’s rugby sevens team are hopeful of playing in the Oceania 7s tournament before they go to the Tokyo...

Fiji Rugby Confirms Flying Fijians Test Matches Versus All Blacks
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Fiji Rugby Confirms Flying Fijians Test Matches Versus All Blacks

Fiji Rugby is now in a position to confirm that the Flying Fijians will square up for two test matches against the ...

Super Effort: Cotter
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Super Effort: Cotter

“This is great news for Fijian Rugby and it is wonderful that the efforts over the years from players and manageme...

O’Connor On Fijian Drua’s Bid For 2022 Super Rugby Spot
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O’Connor On Fijian Drua’s Bid For 2022 Super Rugby Spot

World Rugby executive committee has postponed this year’s women’s Rugby World Cup in New Zealand due to uncertai...

Tough Start For Flying Fijians
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Tough Start For Flying Fijians

We play Wales in 2023 Rugby World Cup pool opener and then face Australia in our next game . Our fate to reach the W...

Tough Test At Uprising
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Tough Test At Uprising

The Gareth Baber-coached side are fielding two teams in this weekend’s Mobil Uprising 7s tournament at the Uprisin...

Stage Set For Super 7s Series
Rugby

Stage Set For Super 7s Series

The format for the Super 7s Series is similar to the World Rugby 7s Series whereby teams will be awarded points and...

Fiji Rugby Welcome NZ Rugby Announcement As A Preferred Partner
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Fiji Rugby Welcome NZ Rugby Announcement As A Preferred Partner

Although the FRU still needs to satisfy NZR of some core entry criteria, notably minimum capital requirements, the a...

Four Flying Fijians Positive With COVID-19
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Four Flying Fijians Positive With COVID-19

“Our medical team with the support of the FFR medical team have started contact tracing and are monitoring the pla...

Botia To Captain The Flying Fijians Against France
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Botia To Captain The Flying Fijians Against France

Cotter said “Botia brings in a lot of experience to the game. He has been a very good leader on and off the field ...

3 Flying Fijians Now In Isolation, Confirmed with COVID-19
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3 Flying Fijians Now In Isolation, Confirmed with COVID-19

Fiji Rugby has confirmed that as part of our participation agreed COVID 19 protocols, all the members of the Flying ...

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