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Punjas and Digicel sponsor third National Netball Championships

August 16th 2016 - Punjas and Digicel sponsor third National Netball Championships

Tuesday, 16th August 2016 – Punjas and Digicel Fiji will jointly sponsor the National Netball Championships for the third successive year, to be held on Friday 19th and Saturday 20th August in Sigatoka.

The Punjas Digicel National Netball Championships will attract the largest local female participation in the sport in the country with over 500 players to participate at Lawaqa Park. Both companies are contributing over $35,000 in cash and kind for the two-day championship.

“I am excited that we can continue to support Fiji Netball. This is part of our joint sponsorship which also includes the Super League and the International Series.” said Digicel Fiji’s CEO, Darren McLean.

“This commitment highlights our support to Fiji’s largest female participation sport. This is coupled with our ongoing support for ‘Women in Business’, highlighting Digicel’s support for the achievements of women across Fiji.”

“I am looking forward to another exciting and competitive championships and I know the players from all the teams have prepared well for the competition.”

Competition will be in the Major A and B, Minor A and Under-20 divisions. Suva will defend both the titles in the Major grade while Naitasiri will be defending their Minor A title. There will be 15 teams playing in the Under-20 event.

The Punjas Digicel National Netball Championship will start at 8.30am on Friday with the finals scheduled for Saturday afternoon at Lawaqa Park, Sigatoka


Digicel Group is a total communications and entertainment provider with operations in 33 markets in the Caribbean, Central America and Asia Pacific. After 15 years of operation, total investment to date stands at over US$5 billion worldwide. The company is renowned for delivering best value, best service and best network.

Digicel is the lead sponsor of Caribbean, Central American and Pacific sports teams, including the Special Olympics teams throughout these regions. Digicel sponsors the West Indies cricket team and is also the presenting partner of the Caribbean Premier League. In the Pacific, Digicel is the proud sponsor of grassroots NRL programs, women’s business initiatives and the Amicale soccer team in Vanuatu.

Digicel also runs a host of community-based initiatives across its markets and has set up Digicel Foundations in Haiti, Jamaica, Papua New Guinea and Trinidad and Tobago which focus on educational, cultural and social development programmes.

Visit www.digicelgroup.com for more information.


Punjas – a household name in quality consumer goods for the South Pacific’s 10 million people. Punajs  manufacture and distribute quality foods, beverages and household cleaning and cosmetic products across the region. It invests heavily in its people, quality control, research and development. The facilities operate to internationally recognised standards & certification, using the latest technology from the world’s leading machinery manufacturers. Punjas also has in-house design, printing, plastic bottling and cardboard box-making operations. Its dedicated sales and marketing team provide local knowledge and face-to-face contact. Recognised in multiple business excellence awards, its commitment to quality and reliability has seen Punjas become a trusted brand – “Choice of the Pacific”. – For more information visit …..www.punjas.com

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