‘Balls and Beards’ set for Satur­day

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The Suva Golden Oldies rugby club’s an­nual ‘Balls and Beards’ 10-a-side tour­na­ment is on Satur­day at Cathe­dral Se­condary School ground in Suva. The event will be from 9am to 5pm.

In a press re­lease yes­ter­day the club in­di­cated that the tour­na­ment is to raise funds for the fight against prostate can­cer and are hop­ing that Min­is­ter for Health Rosy Ak­bar is go­ing to open the tour­na­ment. The of­fi­cials con­firmed that the Min­istry of Health will pro­vide free med­i­cal checks for prostate can­cer and men over 40 years liv­ing in the greater Suva, Lami and Nau­sori ar­eas are in­vited to come along and get tested. “Our key mes­sage to fam­i­lies is ‘If you love your dad and if he is over 40, get him tested for prostate can­cer,’” stated the re­lease.

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