May 16, 2021
  Follow @ Twitter

International coaches interested in Drua

Fiji Rugby Union chief executive John O’Connor says that the head coach's position for the Fijian Drua has attracted interest from international candidates.

O’Connor told FijiLive the Union has been going through the applications that would undergo a selection process. 

He said that FRU will look at all the criteria that need to be fulfilled before appointing a coach for the Drua that will feature in the Super Rugby competition in 2022.  

“We have received some interests from overseas-based coaches but we wait for this COVID pandemic to end. We don’t want to rush into anything now because the biggest challenge put forwards is the pandemic.”

“Yes, the entry for the Drua coach is still open and we are receiving interests from people but we will follow the criteria placed by FRU in selecting the coach.”

He also highlighted the importance of setting up a Fijian Drua company ahead of 2022.

“Our main aim as of now is to set up a Fijian Drua company of their own but it will be linked with FRU. That’s something we need to work on straight after this pandemic issue ends.”

“We are getting closer to 2022 and just two months ago we received our license from Rugby New Zealand and we need to get to work soon." He said.

There is no time to waste but yes, setting up a company for Fijian Drua is something we really want to do,” O’Connor added.

By Romeka Romena   


Post a Comment
Bookmark and Share

 


Posted Comments
No comments, but you can post the first comment!

 


 






FOOTBALL
Ration packs is helping players: Tadu
Rewa Women's football coach Usai Tadu has acknowledged the Fiji Football Association for helping the footballers around the country with ration packs.
RUGBY
WR launches new Olympics 7s campaign
As excitement builds towards the Olympic Games in Tokyo, World Rugby has launched a major new rugby sevens campaign - “This Is How We Sevens.”
FIJI NEWS
Cyclone Winston moves towards Tonga
Category 2 Tropical Cyclone Winston is moving away from the Lau group and towards Tonga.
WORLD
Obama unveils gun violence proposals
President Barack Obama today demanded an assault weapons ban and universal background checks for gun buyers, stoking a generational clash with the firearms lobby after the Newtown school massacre.
ENTERTAINMENT
Afghan street kid heads for the Oscars red carpet
An Afghan street kid is off to Hollywood and the red-carpet treatment at the Oscars -- a fairytale ending to a chance encounter that led to a starring role in a movie.
TECHNOLOGY
Online registration for foreign investors
Fiji will soon launch online registration and approvals system for foreign investors.
NEWS SPORTS INFOTAINMENT MOBILE HOT TOPICS FOLLOW US ON