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July 2020

Taking a Disciplined Approach to Social Media with Tony Laulu

By | 2020-07-28T20:21:45+13:00 July 26th, 2020|

Digital Discipline founder Tony Laulu says his organisation was born out of an eight-year addiction to social media and any device with access to it. Born in Samoa, and raised in Onehunga, Tony attended Mount Albert Grammar School (MAGS) and played rugby for Te Papa Premiers. He says he first started using social media about 10 years ago when [...]

March 2020

How To Cope During Isolation

By | 2020-04-06T16:16:24+13:00 March 25th, 2020|

We are sailing in uncharted waters folks! For professional rugby players to be cooped up indoors and not playing games, can be especially hard on the body and mind to adapt to a change in routine, and being isolated from teammates. However, this is also an opportunity to flip what could be a challenging time, into a positive upbeat [...]

February 2020

Behind the Scenes at the Level 1 & 2 Coaching Course, Paris

By | 2020-04-21T15:19:42+13:00 February 14th, 2020|

From pro rugby players to being the next era of Pacific Island coaches!! As part of our personal development programme in France, in partnership with World Rugby, PRP this weekend facilitated a Level 1 and 2 Rugby Coaching Course for France based players in Paris. A total of 28 foreign players including 15 Fijian, Samoan and Tongan current [...]

December 2019

Josh Blackie, Seilala Mapusua and Hale T-Pole receive 2019 NZRPA Kirk Award

By | 2020-04-21T15:20:47+13:00 December 18th, 2019|

Original post from New Zealand Rugby Players Association   Josh Blackie, Seilala Mapusua and Hale T-Pole receive 2019 NZRPA Kirk Award Josh Blackie, Seilala Mapusua and Hale T-Pole are the latest recipients of the NZRPA Kirk Award in recognition of their contribution to their fellow players through the work, time, energy and skill they put into establishing Pacific Rugby [...]

October 2019

Players’ Association Puts Stake in the Ground for Player Agents Operating in the Pacific

By | 2019-11-22T18:03:59+13:00 October 16th, 2019|

Setting a new standard for the professional conduct of agents working with rugby players from Tonga, Fiji and Samoa, Pacific Rugby Players (PRP) new agent charter and accreditation model aims to provide peace of mind for players and families. Striving to provide security already afforded to players in other global regions, agents who successfully complete the accreditation process will [...]

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