27 September, 2023, 5:40 pm Central - 23°C Rain

2021 McDonald's Fiji Coral Coast Sevens to be held later next year

2021 McDonald's Fiji Coral Coast Sevens to be held later next year

By Navitalai Naivalurua
Saturday 26/12/2020
[Photo: McDonald's Fiji Coral Coast Sevens]

The 2021 McDonald's Fiji Coral Coast Sevens will be held later next year as the organising committee are currently in consultation with key tournament sponsors on the best option for the 11th installment of the event.

The committee says they were fortunate to stage this year’s event in January before the COVID-19 pandemic shutdown global sports in March.

Chairman of the Coral Coast Sevens tournament Jay Whyte says it is for this reason after lengthy deliberation and discussion, it was agreed that the best way forward was to move the tournament to late 2021.

He says when things normalise, they will be excited to stage the event as a welcome back party for friends and fans.

Whyte adds the tournament will be reviving its original eight qualifying tournaments, which will give all the teams from around the country the opportunity to book their spot.


fijivillage Straight Talk with Vijay Narayan
Latest Videos

Stay tuned for the latest news on our radio stations

CFL radio frequencies
70% of domestic violence cases occur in iTaukei families and 74% are in Christian families - Tabuya
Ten communities in the province of Tailevu have made a promise to protect women, girls and children from violence after they signed their commitment t...
2 hours ago
Urgent call for increased crime-prevention measures and patrols following increasing reports of break-ins at Bureta St and Levuka St in Samabula and Lami
An urgent call for increased crime-prevention measures and police patrols is being made by residents of Bureta Street and Levuka Street in Samabula ...
33 minutes ago

“Violence Against Children In Fiji” report says opportunity and security are key drivers of child abuse
The recent launch of the “Violence Against Children In Fiji” report states that drivers of violence against children are a combination of factors ...
33 minutes ago

Senior NFP member Priscilla Singh disagrees with the proposed Local Government Electoral Act
Senior National Federation Party member and former councillor of the Suva City Council, Priscilla Singh says she stands with her party on ...
37 minutes ago

$250,000 refurbished Makoi Health Centre commissioned
About 32,000 people now have access to an improved health facility as the new waiting area and refurbished Makoi Health Centre has been ...
2 hours ago

Tribunal overturns decision and allows public hearing in suspended CJ Kamal Kumar's case
The tribunal responsible for hearing suspended Chief Justice Kamal Kumar's case has overturned its decision and has now allowed the media into the ...
2 hours ago
EBayShop Online Recruitment scam
The Consumer Council of Fiji has issued a public alert about a group of individuals running a deceptive pyramid scheme known as “EbayShop Online Recruitment.”
2 days ago

7 Grace Road Group executives declared prohibited immigrants in Fiji after decisions by the South Korean Government and a request by Interpol
7 Grace Road executives in Fiji have been declared prohibited immigrants by the Fijian Government, it has been made clear through government ...
2 days ago

Bainimarama and Qiliho’s trial
The trial of former Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama and suspended Commissioner of Police Sitiveni Qiliho begins
40 days ago