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Sports Notebook

Rashneel Kumar
Wednesday, December 04, 2013

ATHLETICS

Suva

THE Athletics Fiji season will begin this Saturday with the Suva Athletics Competition at the ANZ Stadium from 9am-12pm. Competition will cater for all grades from U6, U8, U10, U12, U14, U16, U18, U20, Open and Masters. This competition will also feature time trials for the Youth Olympics Training Squad. Contact Athletics Fiji office on 3306470 or 7706470.

Youth Olympics training squad

THE following athletes have been included in the training squad for the 2014 Youth Olympics and are to report to the ANZ Stadium on Saturday for time trials and a squad meeting. Squad members are requested to bring original birth certificate and 4 passport photos. Contact AF secretary on 8670451:

Boys: Simon Lilicama (MBHS), Akuila Verebasaga (SGS), Samuela Dakunivosa (SGS), Varasiko Mualiva (SGS), Ashnil Nand (XC), Albert Miller (MBHS), Siga Ratumudu (MBHS), Apolosi Ranawai (QVS), Shane Tuvusa (XC), Tafa Varea (MBHS), Keasi Naidroka (MBHS). Girls: Tamara Patrick (SJSS), Naomi Rokoravia, Meresiana Vukici (Jasp), Kayla Yee(YS), Laisani Moceisawana (ACS), Adi Ema Navukula (ACS), Ana Maria (VKH), Unaisi Vatulili (Duavata), Tailah Ah Yuk (SGS)

RUGBY

Ambassadors 7s

THE Ambassadors 7s will be held at Thomson Park in Navua on December 21. First 24 teams will be accommodated. Entry fee is $220. Cup winner gets $2000, runner-up $800, Plate winner $300, runner-up $200, Bowl winner $150, runner-up $100. Prizes also for Cup and Plate losing semi-finalists. Netball entry fee is $80 and 12 teams accommodated. Winner gets $300 and runner-up $200. Registration deposits to be made to ANZ Bank account 08960778 before December 19. For more information contact 9369559 or 9405507.

Nakelo 7s

NAKELO Rugby Development 7s tournament will be held at the Nakelo District School ground on December 13 to 14. Registration fee is $200 an first 24 teams will be accepted. Cup winner wins $2000, $800 for runner-up and $300 for losing semi-finalists. Registration close on December 6. Contact Isaia Taka on 7230 689 or 9696566.

Salato Mini 7s

THE Salato Mini 7s tournament will be held on December 7 at the Suva Grammar School grounds. Entry fee is $160 and closes on December 5. Winner gets $1000 and runner-up $500. Prizes for plate and bowl winners. First 18 teams to pay entry fees in full will be accommodated. Contact Wame on 9000279.

Salato Annual 7s

THE Salato Annual 7s tournament will be held at the Suva Grammar School grounds on December 20. First 24 teams will be accommodated. Entry fee is $220. Cup winner gets $2000, runner-up $800, Plate winner $300, runner-up $200, Bowl winner gets $150, runner-up $100. Prizes also for Cup and Plate losing semi-finalists. U19 entry fee is $130 and 12 teams accommodated. Winner - $700 and runner-up $300. Contact Wame on 9000279 for more information. All fees to be paid to Bank of Baroda Account number 13017 before December 18.

Navuani 7s

THE Navuani 7s rugby and netball tournament will be held on December 6-7 at Vuya, Nabouwalu in Bua. Registration fees: rugby $250, netball $100. Contact Elemaca Ravulo 9163173 (Suva) or Sakiusa Tiko 9056106.

Real TJ 7s

THE tournament will be held on December 10 and 11 at the Noikoro District ground in Nukuilau, Navosa. Registration fee is $300. Winner gets $3000, runner-up $1000. Entry closes on December 5. For more information, contact Emosi 9683512, Elina 0711230, Nukuilau 6030147.

TABLE TENNIS

Suva

TABLE Tennis training clinics for schoolchildren and beginners are being held at the Garden City Hall (on top of Kia Motors) every Monday and Friday from 4pm to 5pm. Adults are invited to play table tennis on Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 6pm to 8pm and Sundays from 1pm to 3pm at the same venue. All playing equipment is provided. A fee of $1 per hour is applicable for all sessions. Contact Chris Lal 9084410 or Anthony Ho 9965649.

VOLLEYBALL

Nadi

THE Nadi Volleyball Association fundraising tournament will be held at the AFL hard courts in Namaka on December 13-14. Registration fee $100 per team for women's and men's categories. The first 24 registered teams will be accommodated. Total prize: $2000. Registration payments can be made to the Nadi Volleyball Association BSP account 9213421 and narration slips can be filled with specified club details. Registrations close on December 9. Contact Isikeli Banuve 9095371, Anasa Qio 8618492, Kitione Radrodro 9983202.