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Arin Kumar
Monday, March 10, 2014


Bodybuilding and Fitness

PLEASE take note that four bodybuilding and fitness competitions will be held this year:

- Buksh Classic in Suva on April 4 and 5

- West Championships in Nadi on June 14

- Mr Suva on the first Saturday of the Hibiscus Festival

- National Championships in Suva in October, on the weekend after Fiji Day.



ALL players wishing to represent the Lautoka women's team this season are requested to attend training at Churchill Park ground two from 4.30pm daily. Contact: Sere 9916576.


THE P Meghji-sponsored five-a-side soccer tournament will be held at the South Seas Club ground from March 14-16. Lucrative prizes. Entry fees: $100. Only 16 teams will be accommodated. Contact: Faiaaz Ali 9973363.


THE Nadi Football Referees Association workshop will be held in the Prince Charles Park conference room from March 19 to March 21. This workshop will be conducted by former FIFA referee Mahendra Singh. Contact: 9993680, 9287789.


THE Navua Sanatan Local League competition for 2014 season registration fee is $50. Interested teams are welcome to join. Contact Sports co-ordinator/director Salesh Autar (Bale) 9533510, president Uma Nand 9996256 or secretary Rajesh Sharma 9219316.


FSC Business House Netball

BUSINESS house netball will start on March 20. Registration fee is $150 per team. Please call 3312177 or email for registration form. Registrations close on March 13.

Lautoka Men's and Mixed

ALL clubs and teams interested are invited to join the Lautoka Men's and Mixed Netball Association this season. Registration is $150 per club and registration closes on April 3. Opening knockout will be held on April 12. Contact Cama on 9480874 or Fulori on 9323435 or Phoebe on 9298520.

Lomaiviti Lautoka

THE Lomaiviti Netball Club of Lautoka is inviting interested and intending players of the 2014 season. Contact Va on 9260542 or Balavu on 9975291 or Daisy on 9255884 or Lo on 9368498.


THE Rovers netball club is recruiting interested individuals to join our club. Invitation goes out to all interested women and men residing in the Suva - Nausori corridor. There will be a men's and women's team to participate in Suva Association weekly club games. Contact Rigieta Raikuna on 9545743 or Trevor Lenati on 9911951.


Fiji 7s

THE following players have been selected to attend the Fiji 7s Team Camp at Uprising Resort from Wednesday:

Apisai Domolailai (Hideaway Hurricanes), Benito Masilevu (Lomaiviti Barbarians), Donasio Ratubuli (Yamacia), Emosi Mulevoro (Army), Jasa Veremalua (Hideaway Hurricanes), Jerry Tuwai (Marist), Joeli Lutumailagi (CK's Ezy Buys Tabadamu), Jona Tuitoga (Covenant Brothers), Leo Naikasau (Wardens), Osea Kolinisau (Covenant Brothers), Pio Tuwai (Tokatoka Westfield Barbarians), Samisoni Viriviri (Police), Samuela Saqiwa (Tokatoka Westfield Barbarians), Semi Kunatani (Yamacia), Setefano Cakau (CK's Ezy Buys Tabadamu), Setefano Rasekaia (Wardens), Vatemo Ravouvou (Tokatoka Westfield Barbarians), Waisea Nacuqu (Wardens).

These players will need to bring with them their passport, four passport photos and birth certificate. Transportation will be provided to bring them into camp on Wednesday Any questions can be directed to Team Manager, Ropate Kauvesi on 8903898.

Fiji 7s Extended

THE following players have been selected as an extended squad for training camp to be held on Monday, April 7 to Wednesday, April 9:

Anare Saurara (Raiwaqa), Apimeleki Mocekula (Yamacia), Apisalome Waqatabu (Police), Asaeli Boko (Wardens), David Batiratu (CKs Ezy Buys Tabadamu), Eminoni Nasilasila (Hideaway Hurricanes), Eroni Sau (Red Rock), Iosefo Rasese (Waimanu), John Stewart (Army), Jone Vota (CKs Ezy Buys Tabadamu), Ledua Mau (Covenant Brothers), Levani Tani (Ratu Filise), Luke Navuwai (Yamacia), Malakai Nalawa (Tokatoka Westfield Barbarians), Mosese Mawalu (Yamacia), Navitalai Ratulevu (Marist), Ropate Labalaba (Yamacia), Sitiveni Raseka (Wardens), Sitiveni Waqa (CKs Ezy Buys Tabadamu), Taione Ravudama (CKs Ezy Buys Tabadamu), Ulaiasi Lovu (Ratu Filise), Viliame Mata (Hideaway Hurricanes), Waisale Kuruisaravi (Yamacia), Waqa Robanakadavu (Red Rock).

The venue of camp will be announced later. The players are requested to attend the nearest High Performance Unit Training Centre for assessment and training in the lead up to the camp. Any questions can be directed to Team Manager, Paula Biu, on 9775943.

Naitasiri Samabula Zone

CLUB games for the Naitasiri Rugby Union Samabula Zone will begin on March 15. Registration fee is $800 with a deposit of $400. Only 16 teams will be registered for the Samabula Zone. Please call Madigi 8705252/Akanisi 9221160 for further details.

New Dawn 7s

The New Dawn 7s tournament will be held at the Gatward Park on March 22. First 24 teams that pay registration fee of $200 will be accommodated. Winner will get $2000. Suva-Nausori corridor teams can deposit money to Bank of Baroda account 13017 and Tailevu teams can deposit money at Saivasa in Korovou town. Registration closes on March 21 at noon. Contact 9728548 or 9369559.

New Vision Bure 7s

The tournament will be held at Wainibuka Secondary School ground on May 1and 2. Fees is $200 and only 24 teams will be accommodated. The main prize is $2000. Entry due on April 29. Contact 9000279 for more information.

Rara 7s

THE Viti FM Rara 7s tournament will be held at Naluwai ground in Naitasiri on March 28-29. First 32 teams to pay $300 entry fee will be accommodated. Main prize is $3000. Contact Simeli Tikoduadua on 9040496 or Amani Bosenawai on 9379985 or Marika Mare on 8393146 or Waisale Soqonakalou on 9711514 or Lasarusa Batikalavo on 9050441 or Talatala Tumate on 9321585 for more information.

Red Rock 7s

THE MH Red Rock 7s tournament will be held at Ratu Cakobau Park in Nausori on March 14 and 15. Total prizemoney is $10,000. The cup winner walks away with $5000 and also prizes for other categories. We will only accommodate 40 teams that pay their registration fees of $300/per team before today. All teams are welcome. Contact Malakai Yamaivava on 9512942/9386928 or Tevita Koroirara on 9313631/9262067 for more details.


ALL current and interested players who want to represent the Samabula Rugby Club are to report to Komo Park, Samabula for training from 5pm (Monday to Friday) for the 2014 Season. Contact Ulaiasi Baivatu on 992 5621 or Joji Waqanika on 839 5373 for details.


THE Tailevu Rugby Union Club games competition will start on Saturday March 15. Registration is $600. You can pay your first $150 to Team leader games committee Tevita Bolavanua on 9905699 or Tailevu treasurer on Maikali Naikawakawavesi on 7052071.

Veiyasana 7s

THE Veiyasana 7s tournament will be held at Churchill Park in Lautoka on March 22. First 48 teams to pay entry fees of $300 will be accomodated. Winner gets $3000. Prize money also for plate and shield winners. Contact Tui on 8630107/7645707 and Wise 9472131.



ANY clubs, teams or anyone interested in the Western (Nadi and Lautoka) Touch Rugby first season games are to contact Vili Siqila on 9344744 or Trevor Cleary on 8390199 and or e-mail /

USP Business House

THE USP Touch Association will host a business house competition from mid-March. 12 teams will be accommodated. Contact Tevita Mau on 9982198 for more information.


Vanua Challenge

THE Vanua Challenge will now be held on March 21 and 22 at the FMF gymnasium. Registration fees of $100 per team are to be paid to ANZ Bank-Fiji volleyball development A/C number 5527135 or pay FVF head office at the Vodafone Arena. Gate fees of $1 for children, adults $4 and players and officials $2. Contact FVF Head office on 9059099 for more information.


THE Lautoka Volleyball Association Tournament will be held on March 28-29. Registration fee is $200. Prizemoney $1000 for both men and women. Registration due March 21. 20 men's and 16 women's team will be accommodated. Contact: Jim 8312687, Mirry 9425035.

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