Fiji Rugby Union’s (FRU) exclusive fuel provider, Mobil Oil (Fiji) has extended its support of local rugby by signing up to sponsor the fourth leg of the Super Sevens Series scheduled for 12-13 November at ANZ Stadium in Suva.
FRU Chief Executive John O’Connor extended his gratitude to the company.
O’Connor said: “With business starting to roll properly after the second wave of COVID-19 hitting Fiji early this year, we at Rugby House are extremely grateful to the team at Mobil for their loyalty and ongoing trust through sponsoring the fourth leg of the Super Sevens Series.”
“Their kind monetary sponsorship will certainly take away some burden of FRU as we have forked out all expenses for the last three legs of the Super Sevens Series,” he said.
Mobil Oil (Fiji) CEO Adi Tamara, said they were pleased to be able to build on its role as FRU’s exclusive fuel supplier.
“The COVID19 pandemic has challenged us in many ways over the last two years. The team at Mobil is proud to support the fourth leg of the Super Sevens Series, an event which will give many people the chance to once again come together to enjoy sport as a community.”
Meanwhile, 16 men’s and 12 women’s teams will participate in the fourth leg of the Super 7s Series next weekend.
“The FRU has been working closely with participating teams with regards to the ‘Terms of Participation’ and the ‘Rules and Regulations, to ensure that the tournament is run smoothly and is compliant with Fiji’s ‘Safe Return to Training and to Play’ protocols,” O’Connor said.
He added that only fully vaccinated players and team officials will be allowed to play.
The winner of the men’s and women’s category in the fourth leg will each be presented with the trophy.
The Men’s Series Champions will be awarded the inaugural Super 7s Series trophy and $20,000, the second-placed team will get $10,000 while the third-placed team receives $5000.
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