The organisers are overwhelmed with the interest shown by the Island team in this year’s competition.
Oceania 7s Tournament Director, Wayne Schuster says the tournament is expected to be more competitive.
“With Nauru making their first appearance, there will be no shortage of passion and excitement in their maiden appearance at a regional and international Rugby 7s Tournament,” he said.
Nauru, alongside New Caledonia will be making their first appearance at the tournament.
This year there are eight women teams competing, and 13 men’s teams, at the 2018 Oceania Rugby Sevens Championship which will be held at the ANZ Stadium in Suva, Fiji, from 9-10 November.