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Compiled By Arin Kumar
Monday, February 10, 2014

BODYBUILDING

Amateur association AGM

THE Fiji Amateur Bodybuilding Association annual general meeting will be held at FASANOC complex at 11am on March 1.

CAROM

Competition

A carom championship will be held at Peter Chongsue's residence in Natabua on February 14. Contact: 9267623.

CRICKET

Men's high performance squad

THE following players are requested to meet at Albert Park for their first fitness test on Friday at 5pm:

Colin Rika (Sarafui CC), Vuli Turganikoro (Army CC), Greg Browne (VICC), Saimoni Tuitoga (Komo CC), Cakacaka Veretaki (Komo CC), Iliesa Navatu (Covenant Brothers CC), Laisa Koroi (Komo CC), Kitione Tavo (Army CC), Sagaitu Konusi (Sarafui CC), Sakaraia Lomani (Army CC), Giles Smith (SGSOB CC), Masi Elder (SGSOB CC), Metuisela Beitaki (Moce CC), Noa Acawei (Army CC), Jack Smith (Sarafui CC), Sakiusa Dokosobau (Sarafui CC), Rukesh Patel (BSP Titans).

Overseas-based players: Kunaal Kumar (RAMF), Viliame Yabaki (Melbourne), Sekove Ravoka (Perth), Simon Jepsen (Perth), Rabici Lesuma (Sydney), Maciu Gauna (Sydney), Imran Khan (USA), Jikoi Kida (Sinai), Tukana Tavo (Sinai).

FOOTBALL

Nadi

THE ordinary congress of the Nadi Football Association will be held on February 26 starting at 6pm at the Nadi Civic Centre. All nominations must be received by Nadi FA administration officer by February 18.

Also please note club registration will close on Wednesday, February 26. All affiliated clubs are hereby advised to register their clubs on prescribed form with the Nadi Football Association for the 2014 season.

Tailevu Naitasiri

THE first council meeting of the Tailevu Naitasiri Football Association will be held on Wednesday, February 19 at the Vunimono High School from 7pm. Notice is hereby given to all club affiliates, trustees, patrons, life members, new clubs and referees to attend the meeting. The main purpose of the meeting will be club registrations for the 2014 season. Clubs are requested to fill in the TNFA registration forms and make the necessary payments. All new clubs are to contact president Sundeep Roy on 9977377 or 8441427 or email simplex@connect.com.fj

GOLF

National

THE National Golf Association of Fiji will host the Srixon Cleveland Fiji Amateur foursomes at Fiji Golf Club greens on 16th February. The 36 holes event will tee off at 7.30am with entry fees of $80 per pair would include lunch and light post games drinks. Entry close on February 13 and for more information please contact national treasurer Nigel Goundan on 9121634.

NETBALL

Suva

THE Suva Netball Association annual general meeting will be held on Saturday, March 1 at the FASANOC boardroom in Oceania House, Flagstaff from 10am. Nominations are for the positions of president, 12 committee members, coach (A, B and U21) and manager (A, B and U21). Contact 9927165 or 9368505 for more information.

Umpires

TO all Fiji netball umpires in Suva, Nausori, Nasinu, Tailevu, Naitasiri, Vatukoula, Ra, Ba, Lautoka, Nadi, Sigatoka, Serua, Navua, Namosi and outer islands -the Fiji Netball Umpires meeting has been scheduled for Saturday, February 22 (10am to 12noon) at FASANOC complex. All Fiji Netball umpires are requested to attend this meeting and you are requested to call the Umpires secretary on 7030143 or the co-ordinator on 9344826 for more information.

Western Umpires: Koresi Rokoiwailutu, Thomas Hicks, Josua Uluinasau, Taraivosa Senico, Kalesi Raloka, Atelaite Vosamana, Mosese Ravai, Esala Luke, Varasiko Tuwailevu, Maika Koyanamate, Poasa (Nadi), Kasanita Droka, Seini Tuwai, Judy Kumar, Iliseva Drasuna, Kini Drasuna, Mere Williams, Pita Tutuvula, Vilimaina (Nadi), Sairusi Qaranivalu, Merelita Erenavula, Anaseini Vunisa, Maciu Malani, Sai Cavasiga, Emma Bose, Josifini Lagi, Osea Katonivere, Naiobasali Niumai, Mere Tuwaci, Ilisapeci Korovou, Sala Naulivou, Aqela Tuiwainunu, Eta Seruvatu, Orisi Seruvatu, Mainewa Ranavono, Bulou Elenoa, Apisai Bavadra, Ulamila Lagivalu, Susana Finaisi, Latileta Tinai, Amelia Salabogi, Sereima Meli, Jesse Naqiri, Anaseini Vunisa, Maciu Malani, Asinate Tuvou, Paulini Cokanasiga, Losana Tavai, Susana Liga, Salaseini Lete, Josua Qalo, Ropate Sigadrodro, Etuate Tabua.

Suva/Nasinu Umpires: Lakalaka Masibalavu, Maria Raj, Afa Rusivakula, Anaseini Rusivakula, Adi Unaisi Ranavui, Seini Naikatolu, Akanisi Rabitu, Lo Nabaubau, Daminiko Tabuarua, Taufa Sorokacika, Siteri Bolatolu, Sesalini Fiu, Akata Kaliova, Marika Lagavakarua, Semisi Bainivalu, Robert Kafoa, Losalini Bainivalu, Rejieli Rabitu, Litia Rabitu, Ateca Levitu, Taufa Ravouvou, Panapasa Eve, Tanya Vatubua, Yvonne Vaka, Asenaca Baba, Rosie V Baleiwai, Emosi Raicebe, Saini Soroacagi, Lolohea Waitawa, Iggy Sucuturaga, Seini Naitagotago, Alefa Vosarogoci, Mela Druwani, Moape Vu.

Nausori/Tailevu Umpires: Paula Gade, Losana Tuicaumia, Tevita Serukovei, Verenaisi Silimeca, Erini Rabuku, Elisapeci Raileqe, Maria Marama Fatima, Losalini Lolomairara, Ateca Tamanitoakula, Taufa Ravouvou, Fulori Gavidi, Cema Sabaria, Vasemaca Bera, Asenaca Tagive, Meri Baleiverata, Sera Bakaniceva, Mereani Tuwai, Rusila Tikoinokonoko, Taraivini Nawaqaobu, Alifereti Rasinu, Talica Naituvu, Ane Tovhi Bavai, Betty Rasaku, Inieta B, Aola Kaibau, Keresi Niqara, Mareca Kacimaiwai, Cema Leweniceva, Maraia Koroi, Benisi Vunisa, Ela Finau, Manaini Marama, Unaisi Ravue, Sulueti Drugunalevu.

RUGBY

Lautoka

THE following players are requested to attend training at Churchill Park ground three from 4.30pm daily. Forwards: Apenisa Lovobalavu (Cakaudrove), Pita Vukimatana (Vio), Isoa Driu (Draulu), Rakaso (Vitogo), Maikeli Sivo (Namoli), Jerry Teka (Vuda Green), Cama (Army), Semisi Vuniyayawa (Vuda Blues), Sireli Guivalu (Naviyago), Esene Tuapati (Cakaudrove), Iliesa (Nakavika), Jone Namoko (Namoli), Iliavi (Vuda), Sitiveni Valentine (Matawalu), Timoci Vuadreu (Police), Akavito Sauvakarua (Vitogo), Mosese Voka (Vio), Saki Nainoka (Namoli), Inoke (Tropik), Natoga (Vio), Wainisimo (Army), Manasa (Red Hill), Seru Ratudradra (Natabua), Laisenia Vuluma (Matawalu), Saimoni Tagitagivalu (Ba), Jone (Duiyasana), Saukuru (Vitogo), Marika Vunibaka (West Wardens), Eparama (Vuda Blues), Apakuki Dratai (Namoli). Backs: Kelemedi Bola (Tropik), Inoke (Vitogo), Daurua (Vitogo), Sireli Bulicokocoko (Namoli), Sela Ratudradra ((Natabua), Eneri Ratudradra (Natabua), Jone Tudravu (Natabua), Sakiasi Tuqalo (Naviyago), Leone Nawalu (Natabua), Sisa (Vio), Elia Tora (Vitogo), Vucago Bainitabua (Navutu), Naisiasa Moala (Draulu), Jaoti Nadrega (Namoli), Bogi (Tropik), Kelevi (Red Hill), Eroni Sau (Vitogo/Saru Dragons), Mosese Mawalu (West Wardens), Jona Bainivalu (Naviyago).

Players who are eligible for the Lautoka under-20 team are also requested to attend training at the same time.

Hakwa 10s

THE Hakwa 10s series will be a two-tournament series with the first on February 14 and the second on February 21. Tournament 1 registration fee is $200 for the first 32 teams that register by 4pm on February 10. Cup winner gets $2500. Prizes and points will also be given for plate and bowl competition. Tournament 2 registration fee is $200 for the first 32 teams that register by 4pm February 17. Cup winner gets $2500. Prizes and points will also be given for plate and bowl competitions. All clubs are welcome to participate. Teams that participate in both tournaments have a chance to accumulate points and win the Hakwa 10s Series 2014 and $1000. Contact Tiko Matawalu on 6520833 or 7611374. Email jikoibaumatawalu@yahoo.com or jikoibau.matawalu@nadrogarugby.com

Lomavata 7s

THE Lomavata 7s tournament will be held at Churchill Park in Lautoka on February 15. First 24 teams to pay $300 entry fee by February 10 will be accommodated. Main prize is $3000. Contact Driu 8402853, Vili 9735896.

Martintar

THE Martintar 7s tournament will be played at Prince Charles Park in Nadi from February 28 to March 1. Prizemoney: winner $3000, runner-up $1000. Attractive prizemoney for other categories. Registration fee is $300 per team. There are only 48 places and interested teams are advised to register early to avoid disappointment. Contact Biu Waqaniburotu: 9992444, Aminiasi Marau 9723496, Pita Dovibua 9717488.

Nadroga

THE following players have been selected to represent the Outrigger on the Lagoon Nadroga Rugby Senior Xvs Squad for the 2014 season:

Rt Seru Cakobau, Luke Salaba, Rusiate Levula, Apete Salawaqavuka, Sereima Naureure, Nemani Camanakelo, Penaia Mua, Suli Degei, Ratunaisa Navuma, Iliesa Leca, Simione Tora, Simione Tikoinasau, Rt Mosese Volavola, Levani Mudu, Atu Kulavere, Apisai Moimoi, Apisai Domolailai, Iliesa Ratuva, Aseli Boko, Eremasi Radrodro, Semesa Gonevou, Kalivati Volavola, Josefa Nahalo, Manoa Tamaya, Rupeni Nasiga, Ulaiasi Lawavou, Peniasi Naruma, Luke Tirimaidoka, Iosefo Tania, Netani Tabua, Epeli Natuikata, Jone Navori, Viliame Mata, Pauliasi Kunabuli, Timoci Sauvoli, Timoci Wasarua, Joeli Buresova, ,Iliesa Kurimavua, Taione Ratu, Paulo Draunisinukula, Sailasa Ragogo, Semiti Kaulotu, Napolioni Vitau (Highlanders), Jasa Veremalua, Erami Tasere, Simeli Uluinasau, Jone Qoroqorovakatini, Samu Laqai, Sakiusa Gavidi, Etonia Bula, Rupeni Rabici, Rupeni Veivoki, Rupeni Siliva, Peni Ralagi, Nemani Raiwalui, Jiuta Lutumailagi, Jonetani Ralulu, Kitione Taliga, Isoa Donaldson, Peni Ralagi, Nepote Gudru, Ifereimi Tovilevu, Venasio Kunabuli, Lui Rawalai, Eroni Vasiteri, Seva Naitoni, Samu Cava, Saiyasi Mateitoga, Aporosa Duwai, Savenaca Rawaqa, Aisea Natoga, Mesulame Soga, Jovesa Kunawave, Fredderick Hickes, Maikeli Toga, Aporosa Tabulawaki (2), Simeli Taqea, Apisalome Waqatabu, Osea Navori, Esala Navori, Panapasa, Iliesa Takelo, Timoci Momolevu, Joeli Naevaki, Parasiko Ranuku Tuiba, Sikeli Votonisiga, Rt Meli Kurisaru, Iliesa Ratuva (2), Ratunaisa Vatuinaruku, Rt Meli Qainiuci.

You are all requested to meet at the Lawaqa HPU Gym at 3pm today. Bring along your towels, canvas shoes, and change for training as well as a notebook and pen. Further details can be directed to Tikiko Namaua, or Esala Nauga on 9371910, Jonetani Waqa on 9719719 and Samu Vunaki on 9253208. Nadroga U23 squad will be released later in the week. Further details on U23 can be directed to Tiko Matawalu on 7611374 or email jikoibau.matawalu@nadrogarugby.com

Namosi

THE Namosi Rugby Union will be opening its competition for this year with a 10s tournament at Thomson Park, Navua. The competition begins on February 22 and all teams are requested to pay their registration fees of $50. Registration forms are with the Namosi Provincial Council office in Navua. All new teams wishing to join the Namosi Rugby Union are to contact the following persons: Ananaiasa Rokovatunawa 9061897, Sakiusa Veiwili 9905044 and the secretary on 8035534 or e-mail nnaivalurua001@yahoo.com.

Naitasiri Samabula zone

ALL interested clubs wishing to participate in the 2014 Naitasiri Rugby Union Samabula club games can contact Madigi 8705252 or Soloveni Koroi 9258848 for registration.

PRC camp

FOLLOWING the trials last week, the following players have been selected in the 35-member squad and are hereby requested to march into a five day camp from today:

Forwards: Peni Ravai, Jo Dakuitoga, Seremaia Naureure, Michel Wade, Manasa Tuidraki, Leroy Atalifo, Sevuloni Debalevu, Rupeni Nasiga, Mataiasi Ucutabua, Wavisalome Vanakena, Alipate Mataivilia, Aseri Baletamana, Ulaiasi Lawavou, Manoa Tamaya, Filimoni Koroi, Aminiasi Nava, Eremasi Radrodro, Nemani Nagusa.

Backs: Emori Waqa, Jock Liuta, Vilimoni Turagarua, Waisea Luveniyali, Jiuta Lutumailagi, Jovesa Kunawave, Ilisavani Jegesa, Josua Kerevi, Sitiveni Kunaga, Naisa Vatuinaruku, Senivalati Ramuwai, Savenaca Nawaca, Nemani Rinakama, Jone Ramatau, Aporosa Tuqiri, Luke Nadurutalo, Vilive Aria.

The players are to meet at 9am today at the FRU house in Suva. All players are requested to please bring along the necessary training gear including their passport, birth certificate, sulu, Bible, neck-tie and sandals. For any further queries, please contact team manager Joe Browne on 8903876.

Red Rock 7s

THE Red Rock 7s tournament will be held at Ratu Cakobau Park in Nausori from February 28 to March 1. Total prizemoney is $10,000. The cup winner walks away with $5000 and also prizes for other categories. We will only accommodate 32 teams that pay their registration fees of $300/per team before February 24. All teams are welcome. Contact Malakai Yamaivava on 9512942/9386928 or Tevita Koroirara on 9313631/9262067 for more details.

Tavua

INTERESTED players from Drauniivi to Natunuku who want to join Tavua rugby team for this year, training begins from today at Garvey Park from 4pm to 6pm. Contact Master Cabe on 9752990. Senior team - Lemeki Racule (TOB), Iveri Momo (Brothers), Vueti (TOB), Grahm Amoe, Marika Tabutaci, Apisai Take, Kuwe, Semisi Vauvau, Samu Navoce, Saimoni Tui, Alifereti Kamikamica, Ifereimi Duvaga, Jonetani Savuti, Nacanieli Nabaro, Kini Namoumou, Tabua, Irinale Tadulala, Sowani, Aminiasi Toutou (Vanuakula),Waisake Gaugau, Semi Bale, Master Kali, Rusiate Matai, Jo Ovuso (Vanuakula), Simeli Tabusiga (Vanuakula), Asesela (Vanuakula), Semi(Nabuna), Natoga Burotu (Senibiau), Marika Vunisa (Senibiau), Sitiveni Natau (Sharks), Tora (U20), Gaby (U20), Sekove (U20), Maikeli (Sorokoba), Peceli (Naseyani), Orisi (U20).

TOUCH RUGBY

Nadi

TO anyone or any organisation that is willing to assist in forming Nadi Touch Rugby Association, please contact Trevor Cleary 8390199 or e-mail vsiqila@yahoo.com

VOLLEYBALL

Nadroga

THE Melrose Travel Tours and Spa Salad Bowl tournament will be held on Saturday at Lawaqa Car Park at 10am. Interested clubs are to register by Thursday with the fee of $30 per team. Winner gets$300, runner up gets $100 and best player will get surprise cash. First 12 teams will be accepted. Registration forms can be collected from Pauline at True Blue Hotel or Va at Melrose Hair Salon. Special general meeting will be held with all team presidents, managers and coaches for the future of volleyball in Nadroga. Hotel/business houses and clubs are to most welcome to join the NVA. Salad Bowl Shield will be given to the winner for challenge for club game and Melrose Shield for Women challenge. Contact Jella on 8648981 or Bola on 8697731 or Kumar on 6520677 or 6502123 for more information.


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