Rugby

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.

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....

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,...

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.

McKee says squad is talented

THE Fiji Airways Flying Fijians will play 16 Test matches before the 2019 Rugby World Cup to be played in Japan.

Vaiti selected to attend Fijiana 15s trials

FORMER Fiji Pearls rep Vaiti Waqatabu is one of the big names selected to attend the trials for the Fiji Airways Fijiana 15s team to tour Australia next month.

Skipper Cup: Naitasiri brace 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 tomorrow.

RWC 2019: Webb Ellis Cup welcomed at FRU HQ

THE prestigious Webb Ellis Cup was welcomed by the Fiji Rugby Union at their headquarters in Suva this morning. The cup visit to Fiji is the fourth stop on an 18-nation tour across established and developing rugby nations in the official build-up to Japan 2019. Fiji Rugby Union chief executive officer John O’Connor said it...

Nadolo supports Pacific Super Rugby franchise

FLYING FIJIANS back line utility and former Crusaders Super Rugby danger man Nemani Nadolo says “now is the time for a Super Rugby franchise in the islands”.

Prized possession

FIJIAN rugby fans will get the opportunity to see and take photos of the Webb Ellis Cup after the arrival of the Rugby World Cup prized possession this week in Fiji.

Rugby boost for Grammar

SUVA Grammar School received a major boost from Scots College of Australia which gave them some playing equipment through the Blue Bus Revolution team, says principal Segran Pillay.

Fijiana 7s fights for top spot

THE Fiji Airways Fijiana team’s main goal is to remain as one of the core teams of the HSBC Women’s Sevens Series.

Skipper Cup: Suva calls on fans’ support

THE Suva rugby team manager is urging fans to come out in numbers to support the team when it takes on Navosa in the Skipper Cup on Saturday. “We want our fans to come and support the team since we are playing in a crucial match this week,” manager Ulaiasi Verevou said. Suva is ranked...