MILO and Fiji Rugby Union launch three-year collaboration to boost rugby

MILO and Fiji Rugby Union launch three-year collaboration to boost rugby

By Iliana Biutu
Wednesday 12/06/2024
FRU Interim Chairman-Peter Mazey and Nestle Fiji General Manager- Tim Inkster

Nestle Fiji has announced a three-year partnership between MILO and the Fiji Rugby Union with the focus of supporting junior spot in Fiji and how it can inspire the next generation of rugby talent in Fiji with their communities being impacted by the core values of the sport beyond the rugby field.

Nestle Fiji Manager, Tim Inkster says their focus in working together is to bring fans closer to the game than ever before with opportunities for hundreds of Fijian rugby fans.

Inkster says rugby is a major focus for their brand.

Fiji Rugby Union Chairman, Peter Mazey says they were delighted to welcome MILO to the Fiji Rugby Vuvale and this partnership aligns perfectly with their mission to promote excellence in rugby and ensures that fans get the maximum experience at scheduled test matches in Fiji.

The partnership will kick off with an in-store promotion when the Fiji Water Flying Fijians play Samoa in August in round 1 of the Pacific Nations Cup at the HFC Bank Stadium in Suva.

Meanwhile, the semi finals of the ANZ Marama Championship and the Skipper Cup will be held this Friday and Saturday respectively.

In the senior Men’s competition, Suva will take on Nadi at 1pm in the first semi final while Nadroga will take on Naitasiri at 3pm with both games to be played at Ratu Cakobau Park this Saturday. In the under-20s, Naitasiri will take on Suva at 9am and Nadroga will play Nadi at 11am with both games played at Ratu Cakobau Park as well.

In the ANZ Marama under 20s Championship, Namosi will play Nadi at Bidesi Park and Suva will take on Naitasiri at Buckhurst Park with both games kicking off at 2pm. Suva will take on Nasinu at Buckhurst Park in the senior women’s first semi final and Yasawa will play Namosi at Bidesi Park in the second semi final with both games kicking off at 4pm.

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