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Sports Notebook

Arin Kumar
Thursday, December 05, 2013



THE Athletics Fiji season will commences next Saturday, December 7 with the Suva Athletics Competition at the ANZ Stadium from 9am - 12midday. 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 Phone 3306470 Mobile 7706470 for additional information.



THE Fiji Bitter Mokani netball tournament would be held tomorrow

9.30am - Mighty-Sidewalks, Danudanu-Rt Filise, Greenman-FB Mokani, Delasui-H/Breeze, Vunimono-Vunivaivai, OLOLourdes-Qauia, Mighty-Rt Filise, Sidewalks-FB Mokani, Danudanu-Greenman, Delasui-Vunivaivai, H/Breeze-Qauia, Vunimono-OLOLourdes, Mighty-FB Mokani, Rt Filise-Greenman, Sidewalks-Danudanu, Delasui-Qauia, Vunivaivai-OLOLourdes, H/Breeze-Vunimono, Mighty-Greenman, FB Mokani-Danudanu, Rt Filise-Sidewalks, Delasui-OLOLourdes, Vunimono-Qauia, Vunivaivai-H/Breeze.


Gaunavou 7s

The Gaunavou 7s will be held at the Ba Market grounds on December 14. Registratio fee is $100 and winner will walk away with $1000. Only the first 24 teams will be accommodated. Registration closes on December 12. Contact Driu 8402853, Vili 9735896

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.

Mokani 7s

THE Fiji Bitter Mokani 7s will be held tomorrow:

Draws: 9am Taki Beer Mokani-Mataso 2, 9.14 MHCC Redrock-Baybeez Senivaivai, 9.28 Korocawiri-Nakasi, 9.42 Marist 1-Dilkusha YB, 9.56 Nasolo YB-Mataso 1, 10.10 Waisiliva pirates-CK Ezybuy Tabadamu, 10.24 Dravo-Marist 2, 10.38 Ucuimua Babas-Western Wardens, 10.52 Nasaumatua-Nagarorua, 11.06 Vunaniu-Newborn Waibasaga, 11.20 FB Mokani-Lomaiviti, 11.34 Vunivutu YB-Ratu Filise, 11.48 Dritabua-Vunimono, 12.02 Raymond Blues-Sigatoka Electric YB, 12.16 Taki Beer Mokani-Ucuimua Babas, 12.30 MHCC Red Rock-Nasaumatua, 12.44 Korocawiri-Vunaniu, 12.58 Marist 1-FB Mokani, 1.12 Nasolo YB-Vunivutu YB, 1.26 Waisiliva Pirates-Dritabua, 1.40 Dravo-Raymond, 2.14pm Mataso 2-Western Wardens, 2.28 Baybeez Senivaivai-Nagarorua, 2.42 Nakasi-Newborn Waibasaga, 2.56 Dilkush YB-Lomaiviti, 3.10 Mataso 1-Ratu Filise, 3.24 CK Ezybuy Tabadamu-Vunimono, 3.38 Marist 2-Sigatoka Electric YB, 3.52 Taki Beer Mokani-Western Wardens, 4.06 MHCC Redrock-Nagarorua, 4.20 Korocawiri-Newborn Waibasaga, 4.34 Marist 1-Lomaiviti, 4.48 Nasolo YB-Ratu Filise, 5.02 Waisiliva Pirates-Vunimono, 5.16 Dravo-Sigatoka Electric YB.

Nadroga U14

ALL Nadroga U14 players, parents and teachers for the year 2014 are requested to meet at the Lawaqa Ground at 9am on Friday December 6. This is to brief us on our program for next year that is associated with some overseas tours. Further clarification can be referred to Tiko Matawalu on 8456422 or 7611374.

Nakelo 7s

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

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.

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 today. Winners get $1000 and runner-up gets $500. Prizes for plate and bowl winners. First 18 teams to pay entry fees in full will be accommodated. Contact Wame on 9000279.

Uluinakau 7s

THE Uluinakau 7s tournament (previously known as the Namarai 7s) will be held at Ratu Cakobau Park in Nausori on January 10-11. 40 men's teams, 10 Indo-Fijian teams and eight women's teams are invited to participate. Registration fee for the men's tournament is $300, Indo-Fijian tournament $150 and $100 for the women's. Prizemoney for the men's competition is $5000, runner-up $2000, Plate $600, runner $500, Bowl $400, runner-up $300, Shield winner $200, runner-up $100. Indo-Fijian winner $500, runner-up $200, women's winner $500 runner-up $200. Contact Vasu Vesikula on 9376801, Maika Naioba on 9263558, Alifereti Kavoa on 9006110, Adi Litia on 9368800, Jope Galu on 8644448, Eliki Kaisavu on 9212122 or email


THE QVSOB of Suva invites male rugby players from the ages of 18 to 30 to attend training at Marks Park from 5.30pm from Monday to Thursday for both 7s and 15s program. Contact Rusi on 943 0634 or 354 7205.



TABLE Tennis training clinics for school children and beginners are held at the Garden City Hall (on top of Kia Motors) every Monday and Friday from 4 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 on 9084410 or Anthony Ho on 9965649.


Fiji FA North Trial

NATIONAL U20 coach Ravinesh Kumar will be in Labasa from Tuesday, December 10 to conduct trial for both the under 20 and under 17 national teams. We request the assistance of all the Northern districts to inform and send the best players for trials. We also request the assistance and support of the parents, teachers and coaches to encourage the best players to attend the trials.

Players have to be born in 1995 and 1996 for the under 20 teams and 1998 and 1999 for the under 17 team. Trials will be from 9am to 12noon and 3pm to 4.30pm on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. Trials on Friday, December 13 will be from 9am to 11am.

Nadi U12 and U13

THE Fiji Football will have an International Soccer Tournament in the U12 and U13 category next week with teams from overseas and all over Fiji. All interested soccer players under the age of 13 years who want to represent Nadi are to attend training at Prince Charles Park, Nadi from 3pm today. The tournament will start next week.