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 is at stake with cocktail after the presentation. Contact clubhouse 6722148, club captain Dr Gani 9965173, 6703776.
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 Cunnigham Rugby 7s tournament will be held on August 31 at the Sukanaivalu ground in Nabua. Registration fee of $30 to be paid before August 29. Only the first eight teams will be accomodated. For further information, contact Uraia Koroi on 9223 296.
THE following under-18 players are invited to attend a national team orientation with medical and fitness screening today from 9am to 5pm at the HPU gym 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), Saimoni Rokini (QVS); Hooker - Soko Tabualevu (Marist Brothers), Semisi Navuda (QVS), Mikaele Sivo (Ratu Navula); Tight head - Meli Kolinisau (AOG), Vetaia Tokoni (RKS), Jesurumi Tawalo (QVS); Lock - Vereti Qoroinivuku (QVS), Peni Raikamoka (RKS), Sakiusa Boleitawa (QVS), Marika Tokalawere (John Wesley), Ratu Savenaca Komaisavai (Natabua); Blindside Flanker - Savenaca Raturaga (Navuso), Pita Naruma (Natabua), Jone Bola (MBHS); Openside Flanker - Ilaisa Vatuvei (Nasinu), Marika Urabuta (RKS), Tomasi Dausiga (QVS), Mosese Tikicidre (RKS); No 8 - Mesulame Dolokoto (QVS), Rupeni Vakasilimi (Ratu Navula), Simeli Tabulawaki (LMS), Jone Rubuti (RSMS); Scrum Half - Leone Nawai (RKS), Waisea Daroko (St. John), Eroni Namata (KSS); Fly half - Waisale Tuimereke (Rt Navula), Kameli Yalovigau (RSMS), Maika Baleiwa (RKS), Penaia Tugutu (Natabua); Left Wing - Jone Driso (QVS), Waisake Toutou (Rt Navula); Inside Centre - Apimeleki (Rt Navula), Viliame Kikau (MBHS), Jessie Vosawale (Natabua), Apenisa Erevatu (SVC); Outside Centre - Seveli Nakailagi (AOG ), Neumi Makadre (RKS); Right Wing - Jone Veremalumu (QVS, Wate Tuiloma (Lomary); Fullback - Pateresio Beramasuva (Labasa College), Apisai Lomani (RKS), Albert Miller (RSMS), Sevuloni Reece (QVS), Waisea Naqica (Nasikawa), Ifereimi Kaukeirewa (AOG).
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.