The Fiji Rugby Union has confirmed the appointment of Chris Thomson as the General Manager for the Fiji Airways Drua Franchise.
FRU CEO John O’Connor also confirmed that Chris Thomson’s appointment is a secondment by the Australian Rugby Union to the FRU after agreement was reached between the Fiji Rugby Union, World Rugby and the Australian Rugby Union.
Thomson says the Drua in the NRC is to increase the depth of Fijian players and provide a pathway for them to become a Flying Fijian.
He adds that participating in the NRC only enhances Fiji’s chances ahead of the 2019 Rugby World Cup.
Meanwhile the FRU CEO and Chris Thompson, have urged fans to come down in numbers and support the Fiji Airways Drua at Lawaqa Park on Saturday.
The match between the Drua and the NSW Country Eagles kicks off at 3pm Saturday and you can catch the live commentary on our sister station Viti FM 92.2FM.Listen to the latest news on our 5 radio stations Legend FM, Viti FM, Radio Sargam, FM96 and Navtarang.