Top Fiji rugby referee – Tevita Rokovereni, will be officiating in the Womens World 7’s series this season.
Rokovereni will transition from the men’s series panel, to join the women’s series.
The Matamaivere villager from Namara in Tailevu, is part of 13 referees that was announced last night by world rugby, to officiate in the womens series.
A new-look 13-person match official panel for the women’s series, includes five new appointments.
The men’s series panel includes nine match officials, who recently participated in the record-breaking Rugby World Cup Sevens, in San Francisco.
This season, the Women’s Sevens Series increases to six rounds, with USA Rugby hosting the new opening round in Glendale Colorado, on the 20th and 21st October, 2018.
The men’s Series will again be contested across 10 rounds, with the series opener set for Dubai in December, 2018.