A BEGINNERS training program will be held on September 22 at the multi-purpose courts from 8am to 11am. For further information contact Sava on 9076447. Register now as limited numbers will be accepted.
THE Sigatoka Bilibili Race Committee meeting will be held at the Sigatoka Town Council chambers on September 21 at 3pm. Closing date of team registration and fees is September 19. For more information, contact chairman Jacob Pau'u on 6733362 or 6733300.
THE National Bodybuilding Championships will be held at the FNU Namaka Campus in Nadi on September 29 at 5pm. Trophies will be awarded to Mr Fiji, Ms Fiji, Open Overall, Mr West, Mr Suva, Best Poser and Most Promising. Weigh-in the same day 11am-12noon at Bodylife Gym. Athletes entry fees $10. Public entry $3. Team to compete at South Pacific Bodybuilding Championships in the Cook Islands on November 10th will be picked at the contest.
Elite Players League
THE following players are to meet at the Albert Parks grounds before 9am on Saturday with runners and white playing pants:
Mobimedia Knights: Joji Bulabalavu (batsman), Eric Browne (batsman), Sekove Ravoka (batsman), Sekope Soqoiwasa (batsman), Alex Konrote (batsman), Sevu Baba (batsman), Iniasi Cakacaka (allrounder), Peni Dakai (medium), Rajeev Patel (spinner), Malcolm Bossley (spinner), Jone Wesele (quick), Kitione Tavo (quick), Jikoibure Veikauyaki (WK), Sefanaia Vakaloloma (development), Joeli Mateyawa (coach), Reserves: Sosi Weleilakeba (bowler), Uate Vukicimoala (batsman).
Novotel Warriors: Josefa Rika (Captain/batsman), Wesley Jackson (batsman), Bhavin Mishtri (batsman), Ashwin Gopalan (batsman), Cakacaka Veretaki (batsman), Jikoi Kida (VC-Allrounder), Simon Harper (allrounder), Jack Smith (spinner), Lemeki Racule (quick), Samuela Draunivudi (quick), Rusiate Vuanicau (development), Sakiusa Dokosobau (development), John Penrose (development), Metuisela Beitaki (development), Joe Rika (coach), Reserves: Peni Qio (bowler), Sekove Vouvou (batsman).
HMT Barbarians: Apete Tuidraki (batsman), Noa Acawei (batsman), Rukesh Patel (batsman), Inoke Buadromo (batsman), Setoki Ravula (batsman), Jone Seuvou (allrounder), Greg Browne (captain/allrounder), Inoke Lesuma (VC-Spinner), Bruce Philip (WK), Tukana Tavo (quick), Taione Batina (medium), Tomasi Cagi (development), Jone Koroi (development), Sagaitu Konusi (development), Seci Sekinini (coach), Reserves: Inoke Kunau (batsman), Viliame Yabaki (spin).
SportsWorld Bulls: Iliesa Navatu (batsman), Bale Taione (batsman), Tomasi Nawaciono (VC-batsman), Lenard Maori (allrounder), Riyadh Khan (allrounder), Krishneel Sharma (allrounder), Vilikesa Driu (medium), Peni Tuapati (medium), Colin Rika (captain-WK), Taniela Waqa (quick), Vuli Tawatatau (quick), Seru Makutu (WK), Akaripa Tuinasau (development), Viliame Makasiale (development), Colin Rika (coach), Reserves: Josefa Dabea (allrounder), Mesui Talebula (quick).
ALL interested women are invited to attend training sessions every Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 3.30pm to 5.30pm at Albert Park nets. For more information, contact Ruci Kaiwai on 3304711 or Joana Lesianawai on 7071545.
Quality Rentals Frendz Coral Coast Mixed Netball will be held this Saturday at Lawaqa Park at 8am. Registration of $80 are to be paid by today at 3pm. All teams to be in proper uniforms and also teams from west and central are welcome to join. Winner gets $500; runner up gets $250; losing semi-finalist $100 each. Best male/female $25 each. Contact Judy Kumar 9949410 or Sikeli 8417698 or Tevita 9830438. City Steelers, Frendz I, Frendz II, Mango Bay, USP, Ba, Sugar City, Jet Set, Vatumali, Bukuya have confirmed participation. First 12 teams will be accommodated.
THE following players are to be at the FMF Gym for a fitness and training run this Saturday from 9.00am to 11.00am and 1.00pm to 3.00pm:
Shooters — Taraima Mitchell, Maria Lutua, Jaloma Whippy, Unaisi Rauluni, Nina Cirikisuva, Ilisapeci Cama, Afa Rusivakula, Mere Serea, Cecelia Sorby;
Mid Court — Taufa Taga, Alesi Raibevu, Asilika Sevutia, Kini Veilawa, Luse Kotobalavu, Unaisi Dilario, Vaiti Waqatabu, Savaira Sorovaki, Seini Vunibaka, Sala Tagilala;
Defenders — Matila Waqanidrola, Lusi Robanakadavu, Raijieli Daveua, Ana Rusivakula, Jane Costello, Verenaisi Sawana, Leba Waqavakatoga, Bulou Masivou, Anameli Navuki, Wainikiti Taoi.
Bring necessary change and gear. For clarification contact Una Rokoura 8353550 or Joey Kalouvou 9509355.
A NETBALL tournament will be held on October 9-10 at Draiba Village grounds in Navosa. Registration fee is $50 per team and is to be paid by September 29 to Karol on 6203588. First 24 teams will be accepted. This is to fundraise and build a multi-purpose court at Draiba Village. Winner gets $500; runner-up gets $100; and losing semi-finalists $50 each. Contact Judy Kumar 9949410 or 6502123.
New Vision Bure
THE New Vision Bure Netball tournament will be held on September 29 at the Suva Grammar School grounds. Only 16 teams will be accommodated and entry fee is $80. Winner gets $400; and runner-up $250. Contact Wame Ratadai 8640604. Entries close on September 22.
THE Newworld Suva netball annual business house competition will commence with a knockout tournament on (September 29 from 8.30am and then games will be played every Thursday after that. All teams wishing to participate in the competition proper must participate in the knockout. Call 9248829 for details. First 24 teams to register will be considered.
THE Ba Rugby Union top eight competition will be played this Saturday at the Ba Market grounds.
Ground 1: 2.00pm Komavata-Navala, 3.00 Nailaga-Balevuto (Koronubu Shield Challenge).
Ground 2: 2.00pm Yakete-Senicaucau, 3.00 Sorokoba-Votua.
The J. Mudu Shield will be on challenge next week.
THE knockout quater-finals of the Lautoka Rugby Union will be played at Nadovu Park this Saturday:
Ground 1: 11.00am Vio-Vuda Green II, 12.15pm Kadavu-Topline, 1.30 Vuda-Matawalu, 3.00 Vitogo-Red Hill.
Ground 2: 12.15pm Stallion-Vakabuli, 1.30 Vuda Blues-Misiwani, 3.00 Namoli-Naviyago.
Tuesday: 4.00pm Rangers-FNU.
New Vision Bure 7s
THE New Vision Bure 7s tournament will be held at the Suva Grammar School grounds on September 29. A total 32 teams will be accommodated. Prizes for cup, plate and bowl finalists. Cup winner will get $1100; runner-up $550; and semis-finalists $100 each. Contact Wame Ratadai on 8640604 or Simeli Seru on 9027097 for more information. A U19 7s tournament will also be held. Only 16 teams will be accommodated and entry fee is $80. Winner will get $400; runner-up $200; and semi-finalists $50 each. Teams are required to present photo IDs and birth certificates before games. Entries close on September 22. Contact Jesoni Ramasoli 9200955 or 7690631. Contact Wame Ratadai for entries.
THE Nasinu-Verata zone games of the Northland Rugby Union will be played on this Saturday at the FTG Grounds:
10.00am Wainunu-Wakanisila, 11.30 Army-Tuirara. Bye - Waila.
THE Nasinu 7s Heaven tournament will be held on September 27-28 at the Police Mobile grounds in Nasinu. Entry fee $150. Contact Master Apolosi Qata on 9757775.
THE Eastern inter-zone competition will be played today at Albert Park in Suva:
10.00am Suva-Nasinu, 12.00noon Suva-Coral Coast, 2.00pm Nasinu-Coral Coast.
ALL women who wish to represent the Lautoka senior and under-15 teams at the Bargain Box/Bargain World Inter-District Competition are to attend training daily from 4.30pm at Churchill Park.