OLYMPIAN JASA VEREMALUA JOINS

Fiji Sun - - Sport - OSEA BOLA Sere­maia Tuwai Edited by Leone Cabenatabu­a Feed­back: os­[email protected]­jisun.com.fj

San Diego Le­gion, for­mer Fiji Air­ways Fi­jian 7s rugby for­ward and Olympian Jasa Veremalua will give some­thing back to the com­mu­nity by sup­port­ing the grass­roots rugby pro­gramme at Nasau Park, Ovalau, tomorrow. Ini­ti­ated by Kom­bat Sportwear af­ter for­mer 7s cap­tain Sere­maia Tuwai be­came the first player to win the Hong Kong Sev­ens ti­tle for five years in a row early this year, Veremalua will con­duct clinic with Bum­ble Bee Dua­vata 7s team. He will be as­sisted by Queen Vic­to­ria School Un­der-18 team strength & con­di­tion­ing coach Louis Uluibau.

“We are glad to have Jasa sup­port­ing the pro­gramme, “or­gan­iser Malakai Ya­maivava said. “Coach Gareth Baber and the 7s teams have been sup­port­ing the pro­gramme and we con­ducted clin­ics in Ya­sawa and Nadi. “Next week we will go to Vanua

Levu and we will also do­nate jer­seys to Is­landers 7s team in Suweni.

“But we in­vite play­ers in Ovalau to be at Nasau Park on Satur­day to meet up with Veremalua and be part of the clinic.” Koro­togo, Nadroga na­tive signed a two-year deal with the Le­gion, Es­tab­lished in 2017, San Diego Le­gion is part of Ma­jor League Rugby (MLR) or­gan­i­sa­tion, one of the seven found­ing teams in North Amer­ica.

Olympian and now San Diego Le­gion’s Jasa Veremalua will be in Ovalau tomorrow to con­duct coach­ing clin­ics.

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