Fiji’s Nabua Broncos have been announced as the first international youth team set to contest the 2016 UON Central Coast Sevens youth boys tournament kicking off on Friday 21st October.
The youth tournament in the under 17s age bracket is expected to be played in front of talent scouts and high performance units looking to unearth the next generation of Olympians and future rugby superstars.
The inclusion of the Broncos will add an exciting dimension of Fijian flair to youth event, which is open to clubs, schools, provincial and international sides.
Tournament Director Craig Morgan said “we welcome the Nabua Broncos to the tournament, we have a strong affinity with Nabua, their inclusion is a great addition to the event with another piece of history being created for the tournament”.
Nabua now the first overseas youth team to contest the tournament were also the first ever international side to enter the open men’s tournament several years ago.
The Fijians will no doubt be a team to watch and a team that opponents will nend to be at their best to defeat in the one day youth event, which will feature both boys and girls tournaments.