THE Coastal Rental Nadi Open will be played from August 23 to August 25. Levy: $60 includes lunch for two days and T-shirt for first the 150 advance entries. A total of 40 prizes with cocktail after presentation. Contact the club house 6722148, club captain Dr Gani 9965173, 6703776.
UMPIRES interested in officiating in the Fiji Primary Schools Netball Tournament are requested to contact Gabriel Qoro 9344826 and Moape Vu 9184050. The event will be held at in Lautoka on August 20 and August 21.
THE Fiji National Netball Championships will be held on August 23-24 at the National Netball Centre, Laucala Bay, Suva. Associations are advised that islands, minor and major division competitions will be played on the two days. Associations that have not confirmed their participation should contact the administrator for Fiji Netball, Joey, on 3100638, 9509355 or the secretary, Alini Sovu, on 9929848.
Adi Gusunituba 7s
THE Adi Gusunituba 7s tournament will be held at Votua Catholic School ground, Ba, on September 27-28. First 32 teams will be accommodated. Registration fee $200. Winner receives $2000, runner-up $800, losing semi-finals $300 each. Plate winner $600 and runner-up $400. Other consolation prizes will be up for grabs. Registration fees to be paid at Votua Catholic School office (6281717) or contact Toutou 9073506, White 9799651. Billeting will be provided for distant teams.
THE following players are requested to attend the Mini Games preparation at 9am today at the RFMF Camp in Suva.
Jasa Veremalua, Lepani Botia, Ledua Rarumuri, Sakiusa Gavidi, Emosi Mulevoro, Donasio Naturaga, Benito Masilevu, Apisai Domolailai, Jone Vota, Ratu Meli Kurusaru, Beniamino Maravu, Aisea Natoga, Mosese Varamusu, Mosese Saunivanua, Kelepi Namoua, Leo Naikasau. Bring your training gear along or call 7071030 or 7071009 for more information.
THE following under-18 players are invited to attend a national team orientation with medical and fitness screening. This will be held today from 10am to 5pm at HPU Nadi for the Western-based players and on Wednesday next week from 9am to 5pm at the HPU Suva for Eastern based players. The players are requested to bring the necessary rugby gear including your canvas.
Loose head - Isoa Vasukululu (Ratu Navula), Senikau Brown (RKS), Meli Sumuta (John Wesley); Hooker - Soko Tabualevu (Marist Brothers), Mosese Tikinedre (RKS), Mikaele Sivo (Ratu Navula), Viliame Seuseu (Ratu Navula); Tight head - Meli Kolinisau (AOG), Vetaia Tokoni (RKS), Jesurumi Tawalo (QVS); Lock - Vereti Qoroinivuku (QVS), Peni Raikamoka (RKS), Vili Ravoko (Ratu Navula), Sakiusa Boleitana (QVS), Marika Tokalawere (John Wesley), Malakai Tawakelai (Suva Grammar); Openside Flanker - Savenaca Raturaga (Navuso), Pita Naruma (Natabua); Blindside Flanker - Ilaisa Vatuvei (Nasinu), Waisale Urarabuta (RKS); No 8 - Tomu Dau (QVS), Rupeni Vakaselemi (Ratu Navula), Rupeni Bulivou (Nasinu); Scrum Half - Leone Nawai (RKS), Waisea Daroko (St. John), Eroni Namata (K.S.S); Fly half - Waisale Tuimereke (Ratu Navula), Kameli Yalovigau (RSMS), Maika Baleiwa (RKS); Wing - Alipate Lautikiti (John Wesley), Waisale Toutou (Ratu Navula); Inside Centre - Apimeleki (Ratu Navula), Manoa Nakolicevu (Ratu Navula), Apenisa Erevatu (SVC); Outside Centre - Seveli Nakailagi (AOG ), Neumi Makadre (RKS), Manoa Nakolicevu (Ratu Navula); Wing - Jone Veremaluku (QVS), Wate Tuiloma (Lomary), Paoliani Bakobau (AOG); Fullback - Pateresio Beramasuva (Labasa College), Simon Wise (St. John), Apisai Lomani (RKS).
IRB Strength and Conditioning
THE Fiji Rugby Union will be conducting IRB strength and conditioning level 1 courses at the following venues and dates. Interested participants are encouraged to register in advance. Course Fees - $25.
Suva: On August 23 and 30 at the Suva HPU Gym. Contact Naca Cawanibuka on email email@example.com or mobile 7071042 to register by Wednesday, August 21.
Nadi: At the Nadi HPU Gym on August 28.
This course is ideal for schools (primary & secondary) rugby coaches, club coaches and trainers in establishing proper understanding on physical development of rugby players at all levels.
For more information, contact Naca Cawanibuka 7071042.
New Vision 7s
THE tournament will be held on September 7 at Thomson Park in Navua. Registration fee is $200 and can be paid on Bank of Baroda account 13017. Only 24 teams will be accommodated. Cup winner $1700, runner-up $800. Prizes for plate and bowl winners. Registration closes September 5. Contact 9369559 for more information.
THE Togovere Rugby Youth Investment 7s and Netball tournament will be held in Ra from August 22-23. Contact Jo Koroitabuna 9417105.
St Joseph Naililili 7s
THIS tournament will be held at the St Joseph Parish compound at Naililili in Rewa on August 28-31. The tournament will include under-19 rugby and netball. There will also be mixed netball and volleyball competitions. $3000 will be at stake for the main 32 rugby teams with the entry fees of $300. $1200 is up for grabs for the 16 under-19 teams with the entry fees of $150. Prizes for other competitions and best players. Accommodations will be provided and food will be sold. Registration fees must reach the organising committee at 5pm on Thursday August 15. Contact Fr Petero Sanele 9457826 or event co-ordinator Leca Vunibobo on 8387414.
ALL Nadi Zone Elite players are to report to Waqadra ground for training, in preparation for the upcoming Inter Zone competition. Coaches please release your players. Training is from 5pm-6pm daily. Contact Etika 7858657 or Waisea 9714132.
THE Lautoka Youth and Sports organised Futsal tournament will be held at the multipurpose courts from September 12 to September 14. Entry fees: $300 closes on September 6. Only a limited number of teams will be entertained. Prise $1000 (winner), $500 (runner-up). Contact: Deo Raj 9710524.
RFMF Army Wives
TRAINING will be held daily at Nabuni from 4.30pm.