SPORTS NOTEBOOK

BADMINTON

THE Fiji Badminton Nationals tournament will be held from October 17 to 19 at the Yat Sen School hall in Suva. Competition will be played in ladies/men’s singles, ladies/men’s doubles and mixed doubled and in the A, B and C grades. Entries close on October 14. For more information or entry forms, contact Andra Whiteside on 9293920 or stixwhiteside13@gmail.com, Nilesh Lajendra on 3100008 or Nilesh@lajendralaw.com.fj, Asep Wadan on 9906862 or asepw@fmf.com.fj or Jeffery Ing on 7772244 or jefferey_ing2002@yahoo.com

CAROM

Lautoka

A KNOCKOUT carom competition will be held at the Natabua seaside in Lautoka on October 10. Contact: Peter Chongsue 9267623.

GOLF

Lautoka Golf

THE 83rd consecutive Shreedhar Motors – Ford-sponsored Lautoka Open Championship will be staged on Saturday, October 25 over 27 holes. Entries – limited to first eighty golfers. Limited golf cards available. Entry fee is $30 and includes T-shirt and lunch. Prizes in overall, A, B, C Grades AM and PM – Gross and Nett. Contact Vijay Ram on 9925637, Gaffar Ali on 9789235 or Raymond Singh on 6668188.

FOOTBALL

Diwali 5-a-side

THE Diwali 5-a-side soccer tournament will be played on October 19 at the Victoria Courts in Suva from 8am. Entry fee is $30 per team and a request is made if teams can pay in advance to confirm booking. Entries close on October 18. For more information contact Nilesh on 9218659/8446548/3570188.

NETBALL

Lautoka

A KIND reminder to all members of IEW Team Lomaiviti (Lautoka) that Awards/Xmas break-up night will be on Saturday, November 1. Tickets for sale now at $15 for a three dish menu and soft drinks. Deadline for payments is October 22. For clarification and other details speak to Va on 8632460 or Daisy on 9255884 or Merian on 9451634 or log on Lomaiviti Netball Club (Lautoka) website.

Magic Land

THE Magic Land Nadi Netball team will be conducting three training sessions a week Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays and training at the Prince Charles Park from 4.30pm to 6pm. All reps are requested to be present on time.

Veivatuloa

THE Fiji Bitter Veivatuloa Parish Netball tournament will be held at Thomson Park on October 10-11. Registration of $70, for the first 12 teams. Contact Eneriko Cakaunivalu on 9189986.

RUGBY

Adi Wainibuka 7s

THE Adi Wainibuka 7s tournament will be held on October 9 and 10 at the Wainibuka Secondary School grounds. Entry fee is $170. Winner will walk away with $1500 and runner-up will get $700. Prizes will also be given for the plate and bowl categories. First 32 teams to pay registration fees will be accommodated. A netball tournament will also be held during the tournament. Entry fee is $80 for first 12 teams to register. Winner gets $400 and runner-up will get $200. Contact Wame on 9000279 or Avolonia on 9846210 at Wainibuka Secondary School for more information.

Bureiwai 7s

THE Bureiwai Sevens tournament will be held at the Bureiwai District School ground on the October 30 and 31. Registration fee is $300 and the winner will walk away with $4,000, runner-up $1500, plate winner gets $1000, plate runner-up gets $400, Bowl winner $300 and Bowl runner-up win $250. Deposit is $200 can use BSP account: 1343152. The first 40 teams to pay registration fees will be accommodated. For more information please contact headteacher Alipate Rokobiau on 9879133/3629742 or school manager, Ratu Meli Rareba on 9057556.

Coastal Great 8 7s

THE Coastal Great 8 7s is a qualifying tournament for the 2014 Bayleys Fiji Coral Coast Sevens. All team managers interested in registering their teams to play in the 2014 Coastal Great Eight are requested to register as soon as possible via e-mail sevenspassion@gmail.com or by calling 929 7337. The tournament will be held on October 31 and November 1. Entry Fee is $500 per team and this is the only way you can win your way into the 2014 Bayleys Fiji Coral Coast Sevens.

Mount Saint Mary’s 7s

THE Mount St Mary’s 7s will be played at Prince Charles Park in Nadi from October 24-25. Registration fee is $450 per team and closes on September 22. Deposit to St Joseph The Worker Area BSP account number: 9918307. Narration: Mt St Mary. Contact: 926 6278, 7016043.

Qereqere 7s

THE Qereqere Rugby Club 7s tournament will be held on October 17 and 18 at Nasau Park in Levuka. Registration fees is $200. Only the first 32 teams to pay their registration fees in full will be accommodated. Prizes – Cup winner $2000 plus trophy, runner-up $900. Losing semi-finalists – $400 each. Plate winner $350 plus trophy, runner-up $250. Bowl winner $200, runner-up $150. Best player $50. For enquires contact Paul on 9091877 or Dan Murray 8070470, Tarai 9412905.

Uluisuvani 7s

THE Uluisuvani 7s and netball tournament will be held at the Ra Sports Ground on October 10 and 11. Registration fee is $100 for rugby teams and $30 for netball team. The 7s tournament winner will walk away with $1000, plate winner will get $250, bowl winner will get $100 and the netball winner will get $150. For more information contact Alifereti Temo on 8658421 or Merelita Canaweka on 9306330.

Veivatuloa Parish 7s

THE Fiji Bitter Veivatuloa Parish 7s will be held at Thomson Park on October 10-11. First 32 teams will be accommodated. Registration fee of $200. Prizemoney of $2000 for the winner. Contact Eneriko Cakaunivalu on 9189986.

Vunimoli Development 7s

THE Vunimoli Development 7s tournament will be held at the Burebasaga District School ground on December 5 and 6. Registration fee is $170. First 24 teams with full payment will be accommodated. Cup winner gets $1,500, runner-up gets $600, losing cup semi-finalists get $250 each. Cash prizes also for Plate and Bowl finalists. Competition also for U20. Registration fee is $100. First 16 teams will be accepted with full payment. Cup winner takes $500. Accepted forms of ID’s for U20s are Election ID’s, FSSRU, FSSRL, USP, FNU, driver’s license. No B/C will be accepted. Registration closes December 1 at 4pm. Deposits can be done to Mataqali Vunimoli Development Group, Bred Bank Account Number: 00232710010. Narration: (Write your Rugby team name). For more information contact Timoci Nalewakalou on 7873664, Panapasa Tade on 8477723 or Savenaca Vueta on 8496440.

Turnbull 7s

THE Turnbull 7s Yanuya Malolo-sponsored by Tokoriki Island Resort will be held in the Namamanuca School grounds on the 9-10 October, 2014. Registration fee is $200 and the prizemoney is $2000 and $1000 for the losing finalist. Cashprizes for losing semi-finalist and consolation prizes awarded for certain team achievements. Contact Kitione Turagabeci on 8657899 or kturagabeci@yahoo.com/Sevanaia Varani 8365674, Mesake Ravaga 7626127

VOLLEYBALL

Suva

THE Digicel Suva Volleyball League starts with a knockout tournament on October 18. Affiliation and registration fee is $150 and includes knockout fees. Registrations close on October 9. Contact 7165013

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