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Fijian Drua to again be part of Australia's National Rugby Championship

July 4, 2018 12:32 am

The Fiji Airways Drua side will once again be part of the eight team competition in the Australia’s National Rugby Championship this season.

The Drua begins its campaign against Melbourne Rising on the 1st of September.

They will host four games at two different venues which will be at Ratu Cakobau Park in Nausori and at Churchill Park in Lautoka.

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The NRC final will be played on the 27th of October.

2018 National Rugby Championship Draw

Round one
Saturday 1 September
Fiji Drua v Melbourne Rising, Nausori, Ratu Cakobau Park, 3.00pm.
Canberra Vikings v Queensland Country, Canberra, Viking Park, 5.00pm.

Sunday 2 September
Brisbane City v Western Force, Brisbane, Norths Rugby Club, 3.00pm.

Wednesday 19 September
Sydney v NSW Country, Sydney, Leichhardt Oval, 7.00pm.

Round two

Saturday 8 September
Fiji Drua v Brisbane City, Lautoka, Churchill Park, 3.00pm.
Sydney v Canberra Vikings, Sydney, Concord Oval, 3.00pm.

Sunday 9 September
Queensland Country v Melbourne Rising, Townsville, Mike Carney Park.
Western Force v NSW Country Eagles, Perth, UWA Sports Park, 3.00pm.

Round three
Saturday 15 September
Sydney v Brisbane City, Sydney, Woollahra Oval, 3.00pm.
NSW Country v Melbourne Rising, Mudgee, Glen Willow Sports Stadium, 1.00pm.Queensland Country v Fiji Drua, Mackay, BB Print Stadium, 1.00pm.

Sunday 16 September
Canberra Vikings v Western Force, Canberra, Viking Park, 3.00pm.

Round four
Saturday 22 September
Melbourne Rising v Brisbane City, Adelaide, Bailey Reserve, 12.30pm.
Queensland Country v Western Force, Gold Coast, Bond University, 3.00pm.

Sunday 23 September
NSW Country Eagles v Canberra Vikings, Armidale, UNE Bellevue Oval, 1.00pm.
Sydney v Fiji Drua, Sydney, Concord Oval, 3.00pm.

Round five
Saturday 29 September
Fiji Drua v NSW Country Eagles, Nausori, Ratu Cakobau Park, 3.00pm.
Canberra Vikings v Melbourne Rising, Canberra, Viking Park, 7.00pm.

Sunday 30 September
Brisbane City v Queensland Country, Toowong, Wests Rugby Club, 3.00pm.
Western Force v Sydney, Perth, UWA Sports Park, 3.00pm.

Round six
Saturday 6 October
Fiji Drua v Canberra Vikings, Lautoka, Churchill, 3.00pm.
Queensland Country v Sydney, Gold Coast, Bond University, 3.00pm.

Sunday 7 October
NSW Country Eagles v Brisbane City, Camden, Camden Rugby Park, 3.00pm. Melbourne Rising v Western Force, Geelong, GMHBA Stadium, 3.00pm.

Round seven
Saturday 13 October
NSW Country v Queensland Country, Tamworth, Scully Park, 3.00pm.
Western Force v Fiji Drua, Perth, UWA Sports Park, 2.00pm.

Sunday 14 October
Melbourne Rising v Sydney, Ballarat, St Patrick’s School, 1.00pm.
Brisbane City v Canberra Vikings, Coorparoo, Easts Rugby Club, 2.00pm.

Semi Finals *
*Saturday 20 October
1st v 4th
Sunday 21 October
*2nd v 3rd *

The Final will be played on Saturday 27 October.

All times are local.

Played later to accommodate the Shute Shield Final

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