The 2010 Coral Coast Sevens was launched at the Outrigger on the Lagoon Fiji. A new logo and tagline for the tournament Discover the Passion was also unveiled to members of the media, major Coral Coast hoteliers, major sponsors and representatives of the Nadroga Rugby Union .
The Coral Coast Sevens 2010 subcommittee also officially announced the Coral Coast Chapter of the Fiji Islands Hotels & Tourism Association (FIHTA) as major sponsors of the inaugural Coral Coast tournament that will be held on 19th-20th November at Lawaqa Park in Sigatoka.
Making the announcement Coral Coast Sevens 2010 subcommittee chairperson, Jay Whyte, said the committee was grateful for the tremendous support shown by the sponsors as well as the Fiji Islands Hotel & Tourism Association (FIHTA) Coral Coast Chapter despite the current economic situation.
“Nadroga people are passionate about their rugby and it rightly deserves to host a an international 7’s tournament that will showcase current and emerging rugby talent in Fiji and at the same time attract overseas teams to come and experience how Fijians play 7’s rugby,” Mr Whyte said.
The major sponsors of the tournament are Shangri-La’s Fijian Resort & Spa, Outrigger on the Lagoon Fiji, Rydges Hideaway, The Naviti Resort, Warwick Fiji Resort & Spa, Coastal Rental Cars, Fiji Sun, Fiji Broadcasting Company Ltd, Tapoos Ltd, Pacific Destionationz.The Coral Coast Sevens 2010 group is a subcommittee of the FIHTA Coral Coast Chapter and was formed this year. It is envisaged that the tournament will become an annual event that will showcase the Coral Coast region and the best sevens rugby teams in Fiji as well
Source = The Coral Coast Sevens 2010