Drua boys recognised for Super efforts

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Mesake Doge with his Personal Development and Veiliutaki Award during the Fiji Airways Drua Awards night at Sofitel Fiji Resort & spa Denarau, Nadi. Picture: BALJEET SINGH

The inaugural Fiji Airways Drua Awards was hailed a success by attendees who turned up in numbers to celebrate the success of the team in the 2023 Super Rugby competition.

Fijian Drua coach Mick Byrne said the players who walked away with awards deserved to be recognised for their work throughout the season.

“The players have been awesome,” he said.

“They turned up every day ready to get to work and they have been a pleasure to coach.

“They have worked very hard and I know they do everything they can to make you proud and they do everything they can for their families and for themselves.

“I can not ask for more from our group of players.”

Winners of the Fiji Airways Drua Awards night

  • Fiji Airways Head Coach’s Award: Tevita Ikanivere
  • Rooster Chicken Players’ Player of the Year: Isoa Nasilasila
  • Swire Shipping Dausoko Award: Tevita Ikanivere
  • Fiji Care Rookie of the Year: Iosefo Masi
  • Vodafone Fiji Try of the Year: Ratu Meli Derenalagi
  • Viti Solutions Fan Player of the Year: Selestino Ravutaumada
  • FBC Veiliutaki Award: Mesake Doge
  • Sky Pacific Commercial Champion: Simione Kuruvoli
  • ANZ Personal Development Award: Mesake Doge
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