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February 25, 2021
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Monier Sponsors Rugby Scholarship

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In their efforts to assist the community and support sporting initiatives, Monier Limited, alongside PNGRFU, made an exciting announcement earlier today.

As part of PNGRFU’s development programs, a new scholarship has been set up, in the hopes of restructuring and strengthening the current potential within this sporting code, and create a new pathway to success.

 

On behalf of Sir. Theo Constantinou, CEO for Monier Limited, Brian Condon, presented a cheque of K130, 050, to fund the Monier Rugby Scholarship Program.

The scholarship program falls under Monier’s 3 year commitment to the PNGRFU.

 

This program grants elite 7s and 15s players with a unique opportunity, to train under one of the world’s best rugby programs under the Australian Institute of Sport, in conjunction with the ACT Brumbies.

 

PNGRFU General Manager, Al manning, was pleased with the kind offering from major Sponsors, Monier Limited.

 

President of PNGRFU, Richard Sapias, commended the efforts made in ensuring the successful roll out of the current development programs throughout the country.

 

Both Sapias and vice President, Ben Frame, are confident in generating career pathways for the youths of PNG through Rugby Union.

 

At present, 12 homegrown 7s players have travelled to Canberra and are the first, to train under expert strength and conditioning coaches, through the Monier Rugby Scholarship Program.

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