FNRL excited with Wood visit
August 13, 2012 12:23 am
Fiji National Rugby League (FNRL) officials will for the first time, meet with and host, Rugby Football League chief executive, Nigel Wood.
Wood arrives for a two-night stop-over in Fiji tomorrow following meetings with NRL officials in Australia and New Zealand.
FNRL interim administrator, Tomi Finau hopes to seize opportunities during his visit.
“Apart from updates of the World Cup next year, we also want to improve relations with Rugby League in England to see how we can explore more opportunities for our players to play overseas and likewise, bring teams over to train in Fiji. As he is in charge of the World Cup next year, we will also look forward to seeing what’s being prepared for the Fiji Bati when in England for the event.”
FNRL development officers and national assistant coach, Jo Dakuitoga are currently monitoring local squad members.
The Battle of the Bati tournament in October will serve as a trial for the national team to the World Cup in England.