Fiji Time: 12:17 PM on Monday 27 April

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / Sport

Victory for U18 girls hockey

Arin Kumar
Monday, March 10, 2014

THE national under-18 girls team has almost qualified for the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) that will be held in Nanjing, China in August.

They beat hosts Vanuatu 5-1 in their second match of the Youth Olympic Games qualification tournament in Port Vila.

After going down 0-12 to New Zealand earlier in the day, the Lala Ravatu-captained side bounced back to edge closer to fulfilling their promise.

Ravatu had promised to coach Tai Smith and Fiji that they would definitely qualify for the YOG.

She scored two goals in their win over Vanuatu.

Meanwhile, the boys side lost their first match 0-17 to New Zealand.

The finals will be held tomorrow.





Fiji Times Front Page Thumbnail

Kaila Front Page ThumbnailFiji Times & Kaila Frontpage PDF Downloads

Use the free Acrobat Reader to view.

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Children watch senseless beating
  2. Fatal night out
  3. Reddy for talks
  4. The sevens challenge
  5. No discrimination
  6. Church celebrates 25 years
  7. Women take up backyard gardening
  8. Council revives carnival after a lapse of 6 years
  9. Funds a barrier
  10. Villagers go big on bee project

Top Stories this Week

  1. The murder of a schoolteacher Tuesday (21 Apr)
  2. Wrong body for burial Thursday (23 Apr)
  3. Unclaimed body laid to rest Tuesday (21 Apr)
  4. Hunt for terrorist Thursday (23 Apr)
  5. Rights over freehold land Wednesday (22 Apr)
  6. Man found unconscious, pronounced dead Sunday (26 Apr)
  7. PM's office receives 1000 complaints Thursday (23 Apr)
  8. Winner pulls out Tuesday (21 Apr)
  9. Wife wished cancer for hubby Tuesday (21 Apr)
  10. Principals fret over school meet Friday (24 Apr)