Vanuatu Rugby

Vanuatu Rugby players told to avoid consuming too much kava

Kalsakau made the comments during a speech at the end of the country's domestic rugby competition on Monday.

He told the rugby players to raise the standard of Vanuatu rugby.

Vanuatu is currently ranked 108th according to World Rugby.


Native and Mele win Vanuatu Rugby Union’s Labour 7s

Natives defeated Ifira in the men’s final while Mele also defeated Ifira in the women’s division.

Natives men’s and Mele women’s rugby 7s teams won the Labour Day tourney at Erakor field over the weekend.

Police finished third place in the men’s division while Tanvasoko took third place in the women’s division.

Island Warriors finished in fourth place.

Felie of Mele women’s rugby club was awarded the best player for the women’s while Villy Kalsarap was awarded the fair play award.

Natives team captain Toara was the best male player for the tournament.

Vanuatu’s Island Warriors ready for Labour 7s

Head Coach, Thelma Kalpukai said they are well prepared and are anticipating a tough competition.

"We are looking forward to this Saturday's match, we have new girls joining our team especially school girls who are all new to the sport of rugby.”

"We have been training since off season even though there were low turnouts at time but we will give our best performance on the day.”

Warriors is one of the six men’s teams that will be participating at the tournament.

Vanuatu anticipates tough competition at Oceania 7s

The team had a trial session with Efira rugby club last Saturday to do their own assessment in terms of their strength and conditioning and skills level.

Head Coach Morrison Dansey is impressed with the performance of the players during their training sessions.

“So far I’m pleased with the boy’s preparation, hopefully after the trial, we are able to identify areas that we need to work on and improve the tournament,” he said.

Vanuatu is anticipating a tough challenge as they will be facing such as Fiji, New Zealand, Australia and Samoa.