The Fiji Corrections Service held its Inter-Unit Sevens Tournament at Albert Park on Friday 21st.
With the theme ‘Promoting Healthy Living and Energising Team Work and the Bula Spirit’, Chief Guest and Manager Audit of the Bank of the South Pacific, Mr Tawaqa
Vulisere reminded the players that team spirit and bonding is paramount and the players should learn to respect each other.
“The Bank of the South Pacific is very much part of the Fiji Corrections Service as we have been supporting the Yellow Ribbon Campaign as well as other programmes of the FCS.
This partnership will continue to grow in the years to come,” said Mr Vulisere.
16 teams comprising of officers from various units battled for the prestigious cup in the one day tournament.
At the end of the tournament, Maximum Corrections Facility won the prestigious Sevens title winning 12-8 to Suva Corrections Facility.
Lautoka Corrections Facility walked away with the Mixed Touch Rugby title while Suva Prison staked their claim on the Veterans Trophy.
The Inter-Unit Sevens was revived after a lapse of six years by the Commissioner of Corrections, Lt.Colonel Ifereimi Vasu as a means of exposing the raw talents that the officers have on the rugby field.
“It also aims at improving team work within the FCS.”