THE Athletics Fiji weekly competition continues this Saturday at Cathedral Secondary School ground. Program - 9.30am: 1500m - U16, U18, U20, Open; 10: 50 U10, U12; 10.15: 100m - U14, U16, U18, U20, Open, Long Jump - U16, U18, U20, Open; 10.30: 400m - U16, U18, U20, Open; 11: 800m - U16, U18, U20, Open; 11.30: 200m - U14, U16, U18, U20, Open; 12pm: 4x100m - relays - U14, U16, U18, U20, Open
ALL interested clubs who want to participate in the Suva competition for the 2013 season, please contact Leonard Whippy 9464573. Season starts at the end of the month.
THE Raiwaqa Basketball Association SKYTEC club league will be held from February 2 to March 16. All interested clubs are to contact Eroni Cinavilakeba on 8320269 or Peniasi Kainamoli on 9991811.
THE following games of the Suva Cricket Association round 2 competition will be played this Saturday at Albert Park in Suva:
AP 1: 8.30am Moce-Novotel VICC, 11.30 HMT Army-TKG Yadrana (Challenge), 2.30pm BSP Titans-Green Energy Oneata.
AP 2: 8.30am Westpac Sarafui-Grammar Old Boys, 11.30 Moce II-Ono. Bye: Police.
Fiji Senior Golfers Association
THE Fiji Senior Golfers Association will host the Builders Stores Ltd-sponsored 18-hole individual stableford event at the Fiji Golf Club in Vatuwaqa on Thursday. Hit-off is any time between midday to 1pm. Entry is $10 per person and players are encouraged to make their own fours. On this occasion play is limited to FSGA members only. Following the competition the association's 2013 AGM will be held from 5.30pm at the upstairs lounge of the Fiji Golf Club. Nominations for office bearers will be received from the floor. All members are encouraged to attend for the betterment of the association.
THE Lautoka Golf Club will stage the 2013 Summer Cup Championship from Saturday, February 9th, over six weeks. Committed fully financial members wishing to run the affairs of the golf club may register their interest with club president Vijay Ram on 9925637.
Fiji Bitter Nawaka 7s
THE 2013 Fiji Bitter Nawaka Sevens will be held on February 22 and 23 at Prince Charles Park in Nadi. First 64 teams for the cup competition and 16 teams in the U-19 competition. Entry fees are $450 for the Fiji Bitter competition and $250 for the U-19. Contact Mataiasi Nabau on 9915016, Vuniani Derenalagi on 9068687 or deposit directly to Nawaka Rugby Club BSP Account Number 7554768.
THE Kuata 7s tournament will now be held on February 9 in Nadroga. Invitation for 24 teams to come and participate. Cup winner: $2000, runner-up: $1000. Registration fees: $250 Netball tournament as well. For further information please contact Sitiveni Tikoirewa 7015186 or Ilimeleki Lavuavua 7194458.
Vancouver Tiqavia Northland 7s
THE following teams which had been part of our three lead-up 7s tournaments have been selected to participate in the Vancouver Tiqavia Northland 7s tournament on the February 15 and 16 at Gatward Park in Korovou: Intercity Wainuqa, Wainuqa Young Boys, Mosquito, Dritabua, Matanakilagi, Raven Blues, Borderline, Bure, Police I, Veiyasana, Nac Senivaivai, Natakali, Vatuvure, Caucau, Nasolo Young Boys, Naimasi I, Veinuqa Young Boys, Delana Babas, Veivota, Tai (Naivakalau), Delasui, Duavata, Lomaiviti Babas I, Lomaivit Babas II, Uprising Beach Resort, Wardens Yellow, Wardens Green, Vunimono (Nausori), Samurai B Waimanu I, Samurai B Waimanu II, Tale Barbarians (Nadi), RKS Old Boys, Naimasi II, Lautoka Barbarians, Army Green, Army FTG, Westfield Tokatoka, Nasautoka Warriors.
Please note that all registration fee of $400 per team is to be deposited to the following bank account details; no cash payments granted. The narratives of the deposit must clearly show your clubs 'as listed above'. Bank: BSP, Account Name: Northland Rugby Union, Account No: 8019627.
Only the first thirty two (32) teams that fully pay their entry fees will be taken in. Closing date is close of business January 31. You are to keep your stamped deposit slip which are to be forwarded to the tournament director on managers' briefing day. Post deposit of R/Fees, team manager is to text to the following mobile nos clearly disclosing the club name, deposit date and the amount deposited: Northland Chairman & Executive Rep - Simione Naiduki - 9936952; Percy (Tournament Director) - 9707791; Lepani (Tournament Media and Logistics Officer) - 9835585 & Tevita (Support Services Officer) - 7585322.
THE squad named below is the initial to this 2013 season and subject to changes after the trials and zone rally.
Forwards: Joeli Veitayaki, Veresi Daku, Jale Koroi, Douglas Maxwell, Joji Washingtoni, Seru Bilivanua, Dan Ligairi, Samu Suguturaga, Sikeli Boulekaleka, Etuate Gadrodro, Netani Vora, Necani Lagikere, Sairusi Kadi, Senivalati Vunibola, Iosefo (Naqali), Silivenusi Cavidi, Sekove Roko, Manasa Uluiviti, Keni Vereivalu, Nacanieli Lewewesi, Sireli Kaloucava, Inoke Tuisese, Jese Cirikisuva, Timoci Vakadranu, Dale Tonawai, Lekima Tuidraki, Filimone Seru, Rafaele Tokona, Sakeasi Rokosuka, Saula Colaiwau, Sekove Radaveta, Ro Avenisa Roveremalumu, Sikeli Turaga.
Backs: Waisele Vatuvoka, Etonia Roko, Nemani Vecenayawa, Lote Raratabua, Kolinio Vunaki, Paula Rawiriwiri, Semi Kavetani, Serupepeli Ranavue, Iliesa Matanisiga, John Stewart, Jonetani Vetau, Jo Naisilisili, Temesia Roko, Jasa Yalayala, Sitiveni Vatuvoka, Tomasi Cama, Paula Tiko, Sitiveni Ravusali, Epeli Vuicuvu, Arisi (Serea), Elesio Eremodo, Joseva Nodrakoro, Waisea Luveniyali, Waisele Levula, Vetaia Rokosuka, Avete Vodivodi, Jese Toduadua, Maika Sauturaga, Sakaraia Sauturaga, Suliasi Soronakadavu, Sikeli Boladuadua, Lemeki Tuinidau, Naresia Malimali, Keni Raceva, Iliesa Keresoni, David Batiratu, Tomasi Dogo, Samuela Wailekaleka, Alivereti Nagirivakawalu, Mateo Bailoga, Suliano Tarogia.
For more information contact Sailosi Naiteqe Sr 9388922, Peniasi Uluiviti 9406326, Peni Baleira 8338850 or Poni Saulekaleka 9331772
ALL clubs intending to compete in the SRU club competition for 2013 season please be advised that registration fees are due by Friday, March 1. Contact 9906114 or 9345156.
TRAINING for the 15s season is held daily from 5pm at the British American Tobacco grounds. All interested players wishing to play for the Nabua rugby team are welcome to attend. For queries contact head coach Jim Malumu on 7639511 or the assistant coach Misaele Tabua on 7082160 and also the club secretary Tunaulu Ravoka on 9511434.
THE following players have been nominated to be part of the Namosi Rugby training squad in preparation for the upcoming 2013 Digicel Cup competition.
Mosese Koroi-Police, Etuate Nete-Nakavu, Ilai Tinai-Warden, Joji Raqamate-Warden, Semesa Takirua-Police, Niko Coroivuka-Nakavu, Lepani Botia-Warden, Iosefo Waqavanua-Namuamua, Malaki Saudromu-Nabukavesi, Leo Naikasau-Warden, Jone Vota-Warden, Ratu Vio-Naraiyawa, Simione Nakuna-Nabukavesi, Kasimiro Tiritabua-Lobau, Sakiusa Nadruku-Warden, Risiate Tadulala-Warden, Simione Mekemeke-Police, Lasaro Qarasaumaki-Navunikabi, Richard Wise-Police, Joeli Tuberi-Warden, Sakeasi Ravutugaga-Warden, Aca Naituivau-Warden, Vaione-Warden, Vetero Suiniika-Police, Sowane Saurewa-Warden, Sulio Dakuwaqa-Police, Iakobo-Police, Viliame Rogose-Warden, Atumaiono-Warden, Sailosi Naiteqe-Warden, Seniyasi-Warden, Aisake Batikado-Namuamua, Asesela Sumaki-Police, Matai Tuberi-Warden, Kaminieli-Veivatuloa.
Coaches and managers from all clubs are to submit two more names from their club to be part of the NRU training squad 2013.
NOTE: ALL clubs that wish to be affiliated with the Namosi Rugby Union for 2013 are to contact Samisoni Tuilawaki on 9385600, Sakiusa Veiwili on 9905076 or Isireli Nataqa on 9905095 no later than January 25.
QVSOB Rugby (Suva)
OFF-season rugby training continues at Marks Park from 5pm from Monday-Thursday. 7s training included. Interested players are invited.
The Waidigi 7s rugby tournament will be held at Lautoka's Churchill Park on February 8-9. Registration fee is $300 per team with the main winner walking away with $7,000 cash Entries close on January 31. Contact: Nasalo (9327684), Sulu (86524229), Seru (8471936), Rusi (9501339)
THE Lautoka Football Association council meeting will be held at the Churchill Park canteen today starting at 5.30pm. Clubs which are not represented face a $50 fine.
THE following games will be played this weekend.
Saturday (January 26) Prince Charles Park, Nadi- 11.30am Nadi U21-Ba U21, 1.30pm Suva-Rewa, 3.30 Nadi-Ba; Sunday: Lawaqa Park, Sigatoka - 11.30am Nadroga U21-Lautoka U21, 1.30pm Navua-Tavua, 3.30 Nadroga-Lautoka; Monday: Churchill Park, Lautoka - 3pm Ba-Suva
THE Nasinu Football Association AGM will be held at Nasinu Sangam Primary School on January 27 at 10am. All new and existing clubs are to be present at the AGM. For more information contact Shaneel Maharaj 9236440.
THE Nadi Football Association outgoing council meeting will be held at the Civic Centre tomorrow starting at 6.30pm to be followed by the annual meeting at 7pm.
TRUE Automative Spares 7-a-side soccer (open category) will be held at Meigunyah Muslim School on January 27 and 28. Entry fee is $50. Winner gets trophy plus $350 while runner-up trophy and $150. Semi-finalists $50. Under-21 cartegory on January 26 with entry fee $20. Winner trophy $30 and runner-up trophy $20.
THE Navua FA AGM will be held on January 31 from 7.30pm and venue will be announced later. For more details contact Ashwin (Secretary) on 9207831. All delegates from affiliated club
RAKIRAKI FA AGM will be held at the Penang Hig