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Arin Kumar
Tuesday, January 07, 2014

+++Bronze win

FORMER national long distance champion Bimlesh Kumar created history by winning Fiji's medal in an international Masters event.

The Korovuto College schoolteacher ran the 5km race in the Oceania Masters Championship and won a bronze medal. The 38-year-old was representing the country in an international event after a lapse of 12 years.

Long wait

FIJI-born Brumbies winger Henry Speight's international career is still uncertain as IRB officials take their time assessing his eligibility case.

Canberra Times reporters a three-man panel is assessing on when he will be free to play for Australia. There is a chance he will play in the mid-year Tests and if he misses that, then he will have to wait until November.

Summer Cup

MORE than 130 players are expected to converge at the Fiji Golf Club every weekend starting from next week with the start of the Summer Cup. The competition will last for 10 weeks.

Winning golfers each week collect prizes and also accumulate points each week they play untll the final week when the overall winner is decided.

Two-year deal

FORMER Fiji sevens rep Semi Radradra has extended his contract with the Parramatta Eels for two years. Radradra played seven NRL games last year scoring five tries.

He was also part of the Fiji Bati side during last year's Rugby League World Cup. Former Bati Jarryd Hayne has also re-signed for Parammata for another two years.


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