THE Tailevu Rugby Union called off its club games last Saturday. The heavy rain in Nausori forced the union to make the decision as the ground was not in playable condition. Six games were to be played over the weekend.
FOSTER'S Group Pacific Limited last week announced it will sponsor the 2012 Fiji Golf Club Open Championship scheduled for the end of this month. In a statement released yesterday, FGC official Kevin Maitava said Foster's had come on board to sponsor the event which would be known as the Fiji Premium 36-hole Fiji Golf Club Open Championship. Entry forms for the championship will be available at the club during the week.
JOLLEY Brothers are likely to qualify for the National Club Championship from the Navua Football Local League competition. Brothers have won six games and drawn once to put them in top contention as the number one team from Navua. Barbarians and Combine are fighting for second spot. Yesterday, the local league games were called off because of rain at Thomson Park in Navua.
FIJI Fact champions Suva will start its Inter District Championship campaign today. The All Whites are drawn in Pool Two alongside Rewa, Savusavu, Nadi and Ba. Suva coach Gurjit Singh watched the Suva local league competition at Albert Park yesterday. He kept a close eye on his regular reps Joseph Mishra, Leone Damudamu, Issa Sanni and Sedrick Dutt who featured prominently for their Samabula club. "We will start our IDC training tomorrow (today)," he said.
BA and Rewa under-21 soccer sides won their National Football League playoff matches yesterday. Ba beat Rakiraki 4-0 in Ba while Rewa trounced Nasinu 5-0 at Ratu Cakobau Park in Nausori. The national winner will be determined this week in Ba after the northern, southern and eastern round robin matches.
EPL washed out
THE second round of the Cricket Fiji Elite Player League was washed out on Saturday. Cricket Fiji chief executive Sonny Henderson said HMT Barbarians were to face the Novotel Warriors while Mobimedia Knights were to play the Sportsworld Bulls at Albert Park. "The EPL was cancelled due to rain," Henderson said. "All games were classed as a draw," he said. The league competition is a means for Cricket Fiji to identify players who are capable of representing Fiji on the international stage next year.
NEWLY formed Cuvu Volleyball Association will host their first ever knockout tournament on Saturday. The Association was formed by former Fiji Volleyball Association umpire Jerry Cakau who is based in Australia now. Cakau will be the major sponsor of the association for now and all equipment, including balls, nets and uniforms will be brought over from Australia. "The knockout will be played at Cuvu College hard court on Saturday," Cakau said.