Petero Up­dates PM in Syd­ney

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Prime Min­is­ter Voreqe Bain­i­marama was yes­ter­day up­dated by for­mer Fiji Bati and Aus­tralian Kan­ga­roo, Petero Civon­iceva on Fiji’s bid for a rugby league team to be in­cluded in the New South Wales (NSW) Cup. The bid is be­ing led by Civon­iceva who is also an am­bas­sador for the Na­tional Rugby League. Bain­i­marama thanked Civon­iceva for his ef­forts in try­ing to pro­mote rugby league in Fiji and high­lighted the pos­i­tive out­comes it would have on rugby league play­ers based in Fiji. Civon­iceva thanked the Prime Min­is­ter for meet­ing him and in­formed him of the sta­tus of the bid. “We are very close to achiev­ing our aim which is to have a Fi­jian team based in Fiji play in the com­pe­ti­tion here in NSW,” Civon­iceva said. “The Prime Min­is­ter was very ea­ger to know the sta­tus of the bid and we should know this in the next cou­ple of weeks.” Civon­iceva also con­grat­u­lated the Prime Min­is­ter on Fiji’s se­cur­ing a team in the Na­tional Rugby Cham­pi­onship com­pe­ti­tion from next year in Aus­tralia,

We are very close to achiev­ing our aim which is to have a Fi­jian team based in Fiji play in the com­pe­ti­tion here in NSW Petero Civon­iceva Na­tional Rugby League am­bas­sador

Photo: NSWRL Cup Fiji Bid

Prime Min­is­ter Voreqe Bain­i­marama with Rugby League le­gend Petero Civon­iceva.

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