RWC 2023

$10k for Flying Fijians cardio challenge

September 22, 2023 5:18 pm

The Fiji Water Flying Fijians’ cardio challenge has been boosted with a $10,000 donation.

Simione Valenitabua, the interim administrator of Fiji Rugby Union, has announced that Merchant Finance has donated $40,000 to support the development of women’s rugby.

Out of this amount, $10,000 will be directed towards the Flying Fijians’ cardio challenge as they raise funds for WOWS Kid’s Fiji, an organization that provides assistance to children battling cancer.

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Valenitabua says the assistance has come at the right time.

“The $40k that they have contributed today will go towards the expenses of running this tournament. From that, $10k will go towards the Fiji Water Flying Fijians London to Bordeaux challenge.”

He extends the FRU’s appreciation to Merchant Finance for hearing their plight and exercising their social-corporate responsibility.

Valenitabua says this initiative started from the players themselves and to have this sort of support is a boost for them.

The Flying Fijians continue their preparation in France ahead of its two final pool games.

They face Georgia next Sunday at 3.45 a.m in Bordeaux.

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