Fiji Time: 1:38 AM on Wednesday 14 October

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / Sport

Rental company boosts NorthWest campaign

Maciu Malo
Thursday, January 23, 2014

COASTAL Rental has boosted the NorthWest Billiards and Snooker Association campaign this year for reviving the "to and fro" five single snooker, one billiards and two double snooker competitions.

Association president Suresh Chauhan said the competition suffered a slow death after the government legislation to stop cigarette companies sponsoring sporting teams and tournaments few years ago.

He said the tournament which was once sponsored by Rothmans would be relived with the sponsorship of Coastal Rental.

"This competition will start next month and this is a good development ground for our players," said Chauhan.

"This competition will enhance skills and will also introduce new players.

"We are grateful to our new sponsor for their commitment in the development of the sport."

Chauhan said he was impressed with the performance of the West team against the East in last weekend's annual Shop and Save snooker clash.

"We have now forgotten about the win and are focusing on another season, improving from where we left off last year.

"We will also work on various development proposals to further promote the game at the grassroots."

The snooker league tournament will kick off next month.

Fiji Times Front Page Thumbnail

Kaila Front Page ThumbnailFiji Times & Kaila Frontpage PDF Downloads

Use the free Acrobat Reader to view.

Code Inward TTs Outward TTs
CAD 0.62080.6018
JPY 57.887054.8870
GBP 0.31060.3026
EUR 0.42030.4083
NZD 0.71690.6839
AUD 0.65170.6267
USD 0.47950.4625



Exchange Rate updated on 13th October 2015

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. President-elect receives mixed reaction
  2. Who is Jioje Konrote
  3. Head of State
  4. Man faces rape, porn charges
  5. Opposition calls for special sitting
  6. Krishna misses penalty to save Wellington Phoenix
  7. Konrote opts to keep low profile
  8. Federation abstains
  9. Farmers worry
  10. Tablets to assist students, teachers access internet

Top Stories this Week

  1. Mum upset Wednesday (07 Oct)
  2. Death classified as unnatural Thursday (08 Oct)
  3. 'Konrote will need to resign from Party' Monday (12 Oct)
  4. FRCA duo sent home Wednesday (07 Oct)
  5. President-elect receives mixed reaction Tuesday (13 Oct)
  6. Who is Jioje Konrote Tuesday (13 Oct)
  7. Head of State Tuesday (13 Oct)
  8. Ganilau a nominee Thursday (08 Oct)
  9. Konrote is Fiji's next President Monday (12 Oct)
  10. Man jailed 14 years for raping brother's stepdaughter Friday (09 Oct)