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Rashneel Kumar
Tuesday, December 17, 2013



NETBALL tournament will be held on January 15-16 at Draiba Village grounds at 8am. Registration fees is $80 per team. Winner $500, runner-up $200 and losing semi-finalist $75 and best player $50. Interested teams in Nadroga/Navosa are welcome to participate and coaching clinic will also be held on the day. Only first 24 teams will be accepted and no late entries after January 10. AGM for Navosa Netball will also be held on January 15 from 7pm and all clubs to send two reps to attend the AGM. Contact manager Sifini 8406650, Judy 9949410 or Nene Vilise at Draiba Village. We will also run development teams (U13, U15, U17 and U19) during our new season next year. All development teams will receive a ball each for their clubs from sponsors Greenman Landscaping Limited.


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.

Nadroga U20

All players interested to be part of the Nadroga U20 for 2014 season are to report to Lawaqa Park at 8am for registration followed by fitness test and trials on Wednesday 18th Dec 2013.You are requested to bring along your original birth certificate, canvas shoes, towel, boots, shorts, socks and change of clothes. Please contact Kini Vuira on 7499125 or Tiko Matawalu on 7611374 for more information."

Nadroga Awards Dinner

All Outrigger Nadroga Rugby Players,Team Management and Officials are requested to assemble at the Nadroga Rugby House by 3pm Friday 20th December to be transported to Outrigger Resort for our 2013 Award Presentation Dinner. Any clarification can be made through Tiko Matawalu on 7611374.

Uluinakau 7s

THE Uluinakau 7s tournament will be held at Ratu Cakobau Park in Nausori on January 10-11. Forty 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.

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.


Time: 3.30pm — 4.30pm, venue: Damodar City Aquatic Centre. Purpose: Swim for Life coaching program. It's to teach young kids how to swim. It will help them to know the dangers in the water and how to overcome. It is a three week program. Contact: Kunaal 3302020



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.