Sport

Nasinu edges Tailevu Naitasiri in senior league round

NASINU defeated Tailevu Naitasiri 1-0 in the Vodafone Senior League at Fiji Football Association academy ground in Vatuwaqa earlier this afternoon.

Uate, Koroisau down Vunivalu’s Storms

VODAFONE Fiji Bati reps Akuila Uate and Apisai Koroisau helped the Manly Sea Eagles down Suliasi Vunivalu’s Melbourne Storms 24-4 in the round 11 of the NRL matches last night.

Wellington edges Lautoka 4-3 taking OFC title

TEAM Wellington is the new OFC champions after beating the Vodafone Lautoka Blues side 4-3 in their second final play-offs at Churchill Park this afternoon.

Touch needs young blood

WITH the completion of the Suva Touch Association season one yesterday, the games coordinator Maraia Uluimoala believes there were young players who could make it to the national team.

Ilich pushes Wellington to 2-0 lead

LANKY defender Mario Ilich scored a brace of goals to help Team Wellington take a slender 2-0 half time lead against the Vodafone Lautoka Blues.

Visitors off to strong start in OFC final

TEAM Wellington made a strong start scoring the first goal early in the first against Vodafone Lautoka in the OFC  final at Lautoka’s Churchill Park this hour.

Naholo in ABs team to Steinlager Series

FIJIAN flyer Waisake Naholo has been named in the 33-member All Blacks team to face France for the three-Test Steinlager Series next month.

Suva thrashes Navosa, claims bonus point

SUVA secured a bonus point win over Navosa after hammering them 60-15 in the fourth round of the Skipper Cup competition at the ANZ Stadium in Laucala Bay, Suva yesterday.

Blues set for final mission

LAUTOKA assistant coach Aginesh Prasad expects the Blues to complete a mission impossible against Team Wellington in the Oceania Football Confederation (OFC) Champions League second leg final at Churchill Park this afternoon to secure a historical spot in the FIFA World Club Cup in December.

Primary schools Kaji Rugby launched

THE 2018 Vodafone Fiji Primary Schools Kaji Rugby was launched at the St Marcellin Primary School ground in Vatuwaqa, Suva, today. Vodafone Fiji’s chief marketing officer Rajnesh Prasad was the chief guest at the launch. “I acknowledge the hundreds of teachers all over the country who have toiled tirelessly for a number of years running...

Skipper Cup: Suva thrashes Navosa

SUVA defeated Navosa 60-15 in the Skipper Cup match at the ANZ Stadium in Suva this afternoon. Suva was on fire from the first whistle as they scored seven tries in the first half compared to Navosa’s sole try. The side extended their lead in the second half with three more tries while Navosa scored...

Skipper Cup: Jacks Nadi secures crucial bonus point win

JACKS Nadi secured a crucial 28-18 bonus point win over Malolo in the fourth round of the Skipper Cup competition at Prince Charles Park this afternoon. The win has inspired the jetsetters to do well in their remaining matches in their quest to secure a semi final spot this season. Nadi’s tries were scored by...

Skipper Cup: Naitasiri goes down to Nadroga

NADROGA has defeated Naitasiri 15-14 in the Skipper Cup FRU premiership at Ratu Cakobau Park. The touring team led 9-8 in the first half with three penalty kicks to Kini Douglas. Sevuloni Tawake scored Nadroga’s first try and two penalties from Jiuta Lutumailagi sealed the deal. Naitasiri will take on Suva while Nadroga will face...

Skipper Cup: Namosi makes strong comeback against Rewa

NAMOSI made a strong comeback in the second half of the Skipper Premiership Cup this afternoon taking the lead after three quick tries against Rewa scoring 24 points to 8. Though Rewa pressed another try through Glen Cakautini taking their score up to 15, it was not enough to catch up to Namosi. Namosi, however,...

Skipper Cup: Rewa leads Namosi into second half

THE Skipper Premiership Cup match between Rewa and Namosi enters its second half with Rewa leading 8-7. Namosi scored first at the ninth minute in the first half through Mosese Voka. It was converted by Alivereti Veitokani. This did not deter the Rewa side which had a penalty kick after Namosi players were caught offside....

RKS celebrates win with Webb Ellis Cup

RATU Kadavulevu School celebrated its sports achievement in style with the William Webb Ellis World Cup visiting the school today. Assistant principal Walesi Soqoiwasa dedicated their achievement to all the supporters, especially the parents. The Lodoni team was crowned the overall boys winner in the 2018 Coca-Cola Games. They were also the Fijian school to...

Skipper Cup: Qaqa Naitasiri braces for biggest test

SKIPPER Cup points table leader QAQA Naitasiri is bracing for its biggest test when it faces reigning champions BLK Nadroga Stallion in the feature match today. Head coach Koli Sewabu said top of the battle between points table leaders would be a thriller and he has called on the fans to turn up in huge...

Davuilevu thrashes Vunimono

LELEAN Memorial School defeated newcomers Vunimono High school 72-0 in the first round of the Fiji Secondary School Eastern Zone rugby competition yesterday. The boys from Davuilevu were not threatened as they lead 43-0 in the first half. Vunimono High school manager Eroni Matatia said since this was their first time playing in the competition,...

Weekend AFL matches today

FOUR matches have been scheduled to be played in the Australian Football League Fiji Powerade Cup today. Raiwaqa Crows will play Makoi Magpies, Wainibuka Bombers will test Cunningham, Suva Cats takes on Nabua Hornets and in the final match Makoi Magpies and Raiwai will battle it out. “The Powerade Cup has more than doubled in...

Ratu Kadavulevu School celebrates five major sports titles

HUNDREDS of villagers in Tailevu will be part of a major celebration today when they will march with the champion Ratu Kadavulevu School sporting heroes from Korovou Town to Lodoni.