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SATURDAY AND SUNDAY: 08/10/2016 AND 09/10/2016

MELBOURNE INTERNATIONAL SEVENS

VENUE: Frankston Park

ADDRESS: Plowman Road

TIME: (SATURDAY) - 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM  (SUNDAY)  - 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

The Melbourne International 7’s has transitioned to the ownership of the Victorian Rugby Union (VRU), in partnership with the Melbourne Fiji Rugby Club. In 2015 the tournament featured the best teams from Fiji, Samoa, New Zealand, Queensland, New South Wales and Victoria.

With the support of Frankston City Council and the State Government, the tournament will take place at Frankston Park (Plowman Place), with a total prize money of $20,000.

The weekend will also include food vendors, pop up bars and amusements rides for the kids along with the Melbourne Rising hosting the Sydney Rays at 1pm on Sunday for Round 7 of the 2016 Buildcorp National Rugby Championships.

STALL: Look for the Fijian Community Association Victoria Stall on the Day selling Corns, BBQ, Fish (waitavutavu) and Lovo during the 2 day event. To place your order, contact 0420848896

 

PLANS TO HAVE THE FIJI OLD SCHOOLS PLAY VIC MASTERS IN CHARITY GAME

The Fiji Old Schools consisting of former Fiji Rugby players have shown interest in playing the Vic Masters for a Charity game to help the victims of Cyclone Winston that hit the Fiji Group of Islands a couple of days ago. The team consists of former Fiji rugby stars who will be playing in the Darwin 10s Masters competition on March 12. They are fielding two teams in the competition and will be travelling down to Melbourne straight after the Tournament. The team consists of some big names in rugby including Semisi Naevo, Viliame Satala, Manueli Tiko, Opeti Turuva, Setareki Varo, Esala Labalaba to name a few.

The game will be played during Round 1 of the Victoria Rugby Union Dewar Shield Competition.where Power House Rugby club will play against the Melbourne Rugby Club. It will be a very big day due to 4ths, 3rds, 2nds, 1st and the Masters playing.
Combined Vic Masters vs Fiji Masters at the same venue.

Location: Wyndham Rugby Club
Address: Mossfiel Reserve, Hoppers Crossing, Werribee.
Kick off: 5pm kick off

Bring YOUR FRIENDS and family.
A BBQ will follow to raise funds for the victims of the cyclone Winston.

 

The Melbourne Fijian Rugby Club looks after the welfare of Rugby Union players in Victoria. The Club has slowly grown in strength and is now an organiser of an International event which is here to stay in Melbourne. Recently, they teamed up with the Melbourne Rebels and the Victorian Rugby Union in staging the Melbourne International Sevens that took place on October 18. The game was played at the AAMI Park and the neighbouring Gosch's paddock attracting International teams from NZ, Fiji, Samoa and club teams around Australia.

For more information on the Club, go to :

  MELBOURNE FIJIAN RUGBY CLUB

Photo: The final of the Melbourne International Sevens played between the 2 teams from Fiji, Ovalau Barbars  and Redrock at AAMI Park.