The Uprising Fiji International sevens tournament will be staged on the 20th and 21st of January, 2012 at the TFL National Stadium in Suva.

World class competition from top 16 local and international teams will be converging to win the conveted $25,00 prize money.

The atmosphere around the TFL National Stadium will surely electric. This is an event not to miss. Be there LIVE for all the action.

The Uprising Fiji International Sevens Tournament 2012

The Uprising Fiji International sevens tournament will be staged on the 20th and 21st of January, 2012 at the TFL National Stadium in Suva. World class competition from top 16 local and international teams will be converging participating to win the coveted $25,000 prize money. The atmosphere around the TFL National Stadium will surely be electric. This is an event not to miss. Be there LIVE for all the action.

2012 Men’s Draw

Teams that will be taking part in the 2012 tournament include the Aussie Thunderbolts, the New Zealand champions Auckland Invitational side coached by former flying Fijians mentor Wayne Pivac, the Samoa Invitational side and an All-Star squad made up of National Test players from Spain, New Zealand and Fiji. This year’s event promises to elevate the action to even higher levels and is shaping up to promote the vast majority of Fiji’s elite talent from all over the country.

2012 Women’s Draw

Also for the first time ever, the annual tournament will host a women’s rugby competition. The Fiji Women’s Crisis Centre has joined hands with the organizers of the tournament to help advocate non- violence against women during the event. “This is a small step forward to promoting women’s rugby and a big leap towards advocating non- violence against women. Staff from the Fiji Women’s Crisis Centre will also be present at the stadium to help get the message across to the audience of the tournament,” said spokesperson Tahitia Kamea.

Some of the women’s team to look out for are the International team Anhui, a Chinese provincial team coached by former national 7s rep, Tomasi Cama, the Fijiana Development team and the Marist Sea Hawks.

 

THE TFL NATIONAL STADIUM WHERE IT ALL HAPPENS

 

POOL

LICI POOL

VONU POOL

BSP POOL

URF POOL

The tickets are on sale at the BSP Pacific House and the prices are as follows:

Ground- Friday $8 and Saturday $10

Grandstand- Friday $15 and Saturday $20

VIP Lounge Pass - $130 for Friday and Saturday

THE DRAW

09.00 W1 Sea Hawks vs Anhui 09.22 W2 Western Flyers vs Fiji Development 10.00 M1 Digicel Fiji Barbarians vs Marist 10.22 M2 Samurai Barracudas vs Police 10.44 M3 Auckland Invitational vs Ratu Filise 11.06 M4 Warriors vs Wardens 11.28 M5 Samoa Invitational vs Uprising 11.50 M6 Island Breeze vs Red Rock 12.12 M7 Aussie Thunderbolts vs Lautoka 12.34 M8 URF Int'l vs Army 12.56 W3 Sea Hawks vs Fiji Development 13.28 M9 Digicel Fiji Barbarians vs Police 13.50 M10 Samurai Barracudas vs Marist 14.12 M11 Auckland Invitational vs Wardens

14.34 M12 Warriors vs Ratu Filise 14.56 M13 Samoa Invitational vs Red Rock 15.18 M14 Island Breeze vs Uprising 15.40 M15 Aussie Thunderbolts vs Army 16.02 M16 URF Int'l vs Lautoka 16.24 W4 Western Flyers vs Anhui 16.46 M17 Police vs Marist 17.08 M18 Wardens vs Ratu Filise 17.30 M19 Red Rock vs Uprising 17.52 M20 Army vs Lautoka 18.14 M21 Auckland Invitational vs Warriors 18.36 M22 Samoa Invitational vs Island Breeze 18.58 M23 Aussie Thunderbolts vs URF Int'l 19.20 M24 Digicel Fiji Barbarians vs Samurai Barracudas 19.40 Match Day 1 Ends

Many thanks

To all our sponsors

We would like to take this opportunity to thank all our sponsors who helped make this annual tournament bigger and better than before. The Uprising Fiji International 7’s Tournament was a vision of bringing the biggest, baddest and bestest rugby 7’s players from around the world to Fiji to celebrate sport and the beauty of our South Pacific tropical location and lifestyle.

Thank you all for your support. Hope to hear from you soon.

Vinaka Vakalevu,

Renee Munch

For More Information Please Contact:

Tahitia Kamea

Phone: 928-5309

Email: tahitiakamea@gmail.com