Top sevens teams Police from Suva, Wardens Gold and Green and Red Rock will participate at the two-day Fiji Bitter Veivatuloa 7s in Navua. The tournament starts tomorrow morning at Thomson Park with the finals to be held on Saturday afternoon. Police are the defending champions. A team from Tavuki in Kadavu has also registered to appear in the tournament.
Interested teams in the Colo-west area are welcome to join a knockout tournament to be held at Bukuya Village on October 24. Teams that want to participate must pay the $20 registration fees. There is also a call for players who are interested in participating in the Navosa under-21 trials to make themselves available and contact Amasai Raitala on 9540991; Judy on 9949410 or Te on 7634601.
Call to women
The Raiwaqa Volleyball Association is calling on interested women's teams that want to take part in their competition to contact the games officials or be at the grounds on Saturday. Raiwaqa official Erami Rasaubale said they had some women's teams ready to play but they needed more so they could organise a proper competition. Games will continue at Ed's Court in Raiwaqa this weekend.
THE Tour of Fiji Cycling event kicks off next Wednesday in Lami. The race, which will continue until October 14, is one of the highlights of the Fiji cycling calendar. The first stage starts at Lami to Uprising in Pacific Harbour next week, the second stage is from Pacific Harbour to Lautoka. Rakiraki is the next stop for stage three while Nausori is the fourth. The event finishes on Sunday in Suva. Cycling Fiji official Dom Samson urged interested participants to be part of the event.
FIJI FACT soccer champs Suva received a timely boost ahead of its Inter District Championship (IDC) campaign when Finance Pacific Corporation Limited announced its sponsorship for Suva Football Association yesterday. Suva, under the guidance of coach Gurjit Singh, is one of the favourites at the IDC. Joseph Mishra, Issa Sanni and Samuela Kautoga are expected to star for the All Whites at Ba's Govind Park next week.
THE NewWorld Suva Netball Association will start its annual business house competition with a knockout tournament on Saturday. Games director Ruci Camaitoga says Suva looks forward each year to hosting this event giving business houses an opportunity to participate in an activity outside of the work environment. "Since 2004 we have run the tournament for business houses here in Suva and it has become a much anticipated event by many local business house teams because of the opportunity it provides for workers to get fit and learn about netball as well as the chance it provides for networking. The knockout is a new concept which has been organised to ensure all teams are fairly placed in their respective grades" she adds. The event will have a prizemoney of $2000.