Netball

Grasshoppers’ day

THE Grasshoppers Netball Club is reaping the rewards of developing netball at grassroots level.

Waimanu Netball joins Suva for exposure

CONGO Waimanu Netball Club from Sawani Village in Naitasiri has left Tailevu Netball Association to join the Suva Netball Association. Club president Litia Naiteqe said they wanted to revive the Naitasiri South Netball Association and were grateful to Suva for accepting them. “For the past two years, we had been playing under the Tailevu Netball...

Netball sponsor happy with development

NEW WORLD IGA is happy with the development within the Suva Netball Association during their opening knock-out yesterday. Chief guest Emosi Tukila said as major sponsors, they were happy with how the association had taken the step in grooming young children who would represent Fiji in the future. “Our children are the future leaders of...

Qoro is Suva netters president

THE Suva Netball association has selected former national coach Gabriel Qoro as the president after their annual general meeting last two weeks.

Netball Fiji qualifies for World Cup

THE Minister for Youth and Sports Laisenia Tuitubou has applauded the Fiji Pearls for qualifying for the 2019 Netball World Cup in Liverpool, England. The Pearls defeated Papua New Guinea 55-34 last Friday in the Oceania qualifiers in New Zealand to secure a top two ranking. However the side lost to Samoa in the final...

Sports notebook

BOWLING Nadi THE Nadi Sports Club Knockout Business House Bowls will be held at Nadi Sports & Social Club on Friday, April 27. Reporting time: 5pm (Registration and practice), tournament starts: 6pm. Format: 2 Bowls- Fours, 2. Regular bowlers, 2. Social bowlers, entry fee: $120- per team includes nibbles and drinks. Prizes: $400 – winner,...

Fiji has potential

FIJI Pearls manager Ruci Nasemira says Fiji haslot of potential in netball. “I am honoured to be the manager of the Fiji Pearls team,” she said. “I have been the manager of the Fiji Police netball team in the Sukuna Bowl which had been winning the competition for the past few years. “It is a...