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New tier two competition to begin tomorrow

July 31, 2015 4:50 am

15 teams will be competing in the 2015 Vodafone Rugby Shield competition tomorrow.

The tournament was launched in Suva today and teams that featured in the B-Division and island zone competition’s in previous year will come together to compete against each other.

Vodafone Fiji Marketing Manager, Sanjeewa Perera says this is a good opportunity for second-grade teams to prove their worth.

“I’m sure FRU in it’s endeavor to promote the sport at the tier two level will also be sharing their thoughts on what the prize-money is, how the unions will be rewarded. I think that is the important thing.”

Teams will battle it out for a new trophy called the Vodafone Rugby Shield.

And from next year, teams will also have a chance to battle for places in the Skipper Cup competition.