The Fiji Rugby Union has
welcomed the news for the contact sports to resume.
John O’ Connor says they are
committed to returning to rugby safely.
FRU are conscious of
responsibility to lead the community in adhering to protocols for protecting
the health and safety of the nation and remaining vigilant in the ongoing fight
Fiji Rugby has been given
the green light for domestic competitions to commence as Prime Minister Frank
Bainimarama eases the next stage of COVID-19 restrictions across the nation.
With contact sports now
permitted and stadiums allowing 50% capacity, Fiji Rugby’s flagship Skipper Cup
and the Vodafone Vanua Championship can resume preparations for the 2020
O’Connor says it was key for
all involved to embrace the new normal in relation to return to play guidelines
set in place by both the Fijian Government and World Rugby.
With one month until kick off preparations will now step up for teams, operations staff and of course the Fijian fans, with much anticipation for their beloved game back to be back onto the park.