Uprising 7s to kick start women's rugby preparations

By JOSEPHINE NAVULA

Uprising International Sevens tournament in Lautoka this weekend will be the beginning of preparation for the IRB 7s tourney in China for the women?s team that will be participating.

Fiji Rugby union and Oceania Women?s Rugby Development officer and coach Elenoa Kunatuba confirmed that there will only be four local teams playing.

?This tournament will be a good platform for the teams in terms of seeing the players again, see if there?s any new talents and improvement,?she said.

Kunatuba also said that they are hoping to have more tournaments in between before the international 7s rugby in China.

Marist Seahawks, Striders, Ricketts and Hinemoana are the four teams participating.