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Arin Kumar
Wednesday, December 11, 2013


Fiji Golf Club

THE Fiji Golf Club will host its Season Closing event on Saturday. It is going to be an Ambrose event sponsored by Bank of South Pacific. Entry fees is $120 per team and includes T-shirt, lunch, towel, and prizegiving cocktail. Registration is at 10am and tee-off at 11am.

Junior Program

THE East vs West Junior Golf competition will be held this Thursday at the Golf and Racquet Club in Denarau. The seven tram Ambrose event will tee off at 12.30pm. East team practice will be held at the Fiji Golf Club in Suva from 10am onwards. For more information contact Veramu on 9206209 or Fuli on 3391721.


THE season closing event this Saturday will be sponsored by Gibson Freight and will be followed by the club's annual general meeting on Sunday. Requesting the presence of all club members for the AGM.


Gaunavou 7s

The Gaunavou 7s will be held at the Ba Market grounds Saturday. Registration fee is $100 and winner walks away with $1000. The first 24 teams will be accommodated. Registration closes on Thursday. Contact Driu 8402853, Vili 9735896.

Marist 7s

THE Fiji Bitter Marist 7s tournament is scheduled for March 7-8, 2014 at the ANZ Stadium. Limited spaces only. Registration closes February 19 (64 men's teams, eight women's teams and six classic teams). Contact Anare Wailevu for payment details 7027462.

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 9000279 or 9369559 or 9405537 for more information. All fees to be paid to Bank of Baroda Account number 13017 before December 18.

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, losing semi-finalists get $700, Plate winner gets $600, runner $500, Bowl winner $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 Kaisuva on 9212122 or email


THE QVSOB of Suva invites rugby players from the ages of 18 to 30 to attend training at Marks Park from 5.30pm Monday to Thursday for 7s and 15s program. Contact Rusi 9430634 or 3547205.


Fiji FA North Trial

NATIONAL U20 coach Ravinesh Kumar will be in Labasa from today to conduct trials 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 U17

A TRIAL will be held for all Under 17 players in Nadi next week on Monday from 11am at Prince Charles Park. All players born in 1998 and 1999 are eligible to try for the Nadi Under 17 team. For any further information please contact the Nadi Soccer Office on 6705707.

Penalty shoot-out

THE penalty shoot-out, in aid of Kalyan Sports Club, Nabua, will be held at the Rishikul Primary School grounds on December 14 from 6pm. Entry fee is $3. Winner gets a male goat worth $200. Runner-up gets Fiji Bitter. Food, grog will be on sale. Contact Ashok Roy on 9972895 for more information.



TABLE Tennis training clinics for schoolchildren and beginners are held at the Garden City Hall (on top of Kia Motors) every Mondays, Wednesday and Friday from 3pm 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 are provided. A fee of $1 per hour is applicable for all sessions. Contact Chris Lal on 9084410 or Anthony Ho on 9965649 for further information.



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.

Security Forces

Knockout at DAV College courts on Saturday at 9am to commence with the 2013-2014 season and also Vulaca team selection will be announced after knock-out. Registration fees $50 for men and women. Draws will be done at the courts and also a meeting at 3pm at the Immigration Department, Suva on Thursday. Interested teams to send a rep to this meeting. Contact Major Vuniwaqa 9905061 or Eliki 9330138.