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Rashneel Kumar
Tuesday, March 11, 2014

BASKETBALL

Business House

THE 2014 Business House Basketball competition Draws

Tuesday, March 11: Vodafone Arena: Court 2 - 6pm: FBC-SOPAC, 7pm: RBF-Ministry of Justice

Thursday, March 13: Vodafone Arena: Court 1 - 6pm: Communication Fiji Limited-Reserve Bank of Fiji, 7pm: FNPF 1-Ministry of Finance, 8pm: BSP-AHC, 9pm: ANZ-Ministry of Justice

Court 2 - 6pm: Digicel-FBC, 7pm: F1-Forum Secretariat, 8pm: FNPF 2- FRCA, 9pm: Westpac-SOPAC

FOOTBALL

Lautoka

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.

Lautoka

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.

Nadi

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.

Navua

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.

National League

THE Fiji Sun - Skipper Tuna National Football League fixtures for this week

Super Premier Division

Sunday 16 March 2014

Ratu Cakobau Park, Nausori - 3pm Navua-Labasa, Lawaqa Park, Sigatoka - 3pm Nadroga-Rewa

Premier Division (Viti Levu Zone)

Saturday 15 March 2014 - Venue: TBA - 3pm Nasinu-Rakiraki, Venue: TBA - 1pm Tavua-Northland Tailevu, 3pm Vatukoula-Tailevu Naitasiri

Sunday 16 March 2014 - Venue: TBA - 1pm Lami-Rakiraki; Theodore Park, Vatukoula 1pm Tavua-Tailevu Naitasiri, 3pm Vatukoula-Northland Tailevu

Premier Division (Vanua Levu Zone)

Saturday 15 March 2014: Subrail Park, Labasa - 11am Bua-Dreketi, 1pm Taveuni-Seaqaqa, 3pm Nadogo-Savusavu; Sunday 16 March 2014: Subrail Park, Labasa - 10am Bua-Taveuni, 12noon Seaqaqa-Savusavu, 2pm Dreketi-Nadogo

NETBALL

Lomaiviti Lautoka

A meeting will be held tomorrow at 11 Thompson Crescent starting at 5:30pm. Interested and intending players all welcome contact Balavu 9975291 or Lo 9368498.

FSC Business House Netball

BUSINESS house netball will start on March 20. Registration fee is $150 per team. Please call 3312177 or email eronit@fijisportscouncil.com.fj 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.

Navosa

FRIENDLY games will be held at Lawaqa Park on March 22 at 2pm. Baravi zone valley and upper valley teams are welcome to join the association in the 2014 season. Beginners umpiring clinic will be held at Lawaqa VIP lounge from 8am to 1pm. Gabrieli Qoro will conduct the clinic. Contact Navosa netball president Judy Kumar 9949410

Rovers

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.

Umpires Retreat

TO all Fiji Netball Umpires in all districts in Suva, Nausori, Tailevu, Nasinu, Korovou, Vatukoula, Ra, Ba, Lautoka, Nadi, Nadroga, Navosa, Serua and Namosi. There will be a Fiji Umpires Retreat and Workshop on Friday April 4, Saturday 5th and Sunday 6th. This workshop will be held in Sigatoka hosted by the Navosa Netball Umpires Commission. The workshops will be conducted to cater for Beginner Umpires, Fiji National Badges A,B,C, Oceania Umpires and Zone Umpires as well. You are required to prepare $20 towards this workshop and we will accommodate the first 50 umpires that will confirm and pay by 28th March 2014. Contact: Gabrielli Qoro on 9344826 or 3232067.

RUGBY

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.

Fiji U20

Please be advised that the trial date for the Fiji under-20 team is on Friday, 14 March 2014 and not 15 March, 2014 as earlier advised. All listed players are requested to attend the trials in Suva and are to report to the HPU Gym in Suva at 9am. The fitness test for the West-based players will be held at the Nadi HPU Gym on Wednesday, 12 March 2014 at 9am. The fitness test for the East-based players will be held at the Suva HPU Gym on Thursday, 13 March 2014 at 9am. For any further queries, please contact Paula Biu on 9775943.

Props: 1. Veniona Toga 2.Aseri Robarobalevu 3. Samu Tawake 4. Jack Driu 5. Sanaila Nahutu 6. Apolosi Ranawai 7. Morgan Murray; Hookers: 8. Maleli Sivo 9. Keleto Batirerega 10. Ilisoni Lagi 11. Glen Osborne; Locks: 12. Marika Tokalauvere 13. Simione Naiduki 14. Jiale Uva 15. Penisoni Uluvula 16. Lote Nasiga 17. Paula Bukavece; Flankers: 18. Antonio Qio 19. Vilikesa Sewale 20. Aminiasi Natuiyaga 21. Vincent Sosefo 22. Vesikali Mudu 23. Peter Wong 24. Netani Cirikisuva 25.Marika Vunibaka 26.Venieli Ratuva; Halfback: 27. Varasiko Balavu 28. Leone Nawai; 29. Tubuka Vueti 30. Marika Tivitivi; Flyhalf:31. Maika Baleinaloto 32. Josese Kurokavu; Midfield backs: 33. Akuila Tabualevu 34. Semi Camaisala 35. Jim Hendricks 36. Uraia Torau 37. Poasa Waqanibau Sireli Maseweni; Wingers: 38. Josua Naselai 39. William Tabuaniqili 40. Seveci Nasilisili 41. Setefano Lasei; Fullback: 42. Livinai Tuicakau 43. Penioni Nayaya 44. Aisake Rokobulimaira

Lautoka

THE following players are requested to attend training at Churchill Park ground three from 4.30pm daily.

Forwards: Apenisa Lovobalavu, (Cakaudrove), Isoa Driu (Draulu), Maikeli Sivo (Namoli), Jerry Teka (Vuda Green), Cama (Army), Semisi (Vuda Blues), Asene Tuapati (Cakaudrove), Iliesa (Nakavika), Jone Namoko (Namoli), Iliavi (Vuda), Sitiveni Valentine (Matawalu), Timoci Vuadreu (Police), Mosese Volavola (Police), Yagaviti Sauivakarua (Vitogo), Mosese Vaka (Vio), Saki Nainoko (Namoli), Inoke (Tropik), Natoga (Vio), Wainisomo (Army), Manasa (Red Hill), Seru Ratudradra (Natabua), Laisenia Vuluma (Matawalu), Saimoni Tagitagivalu (Ba), Jone Baka (Western Warden), Eparama (Vuda), Apakuki Dralai (Namoli). Backs: Kelemedi Bola (Tropik), Inoke (Vitogo), Sisake Kunavula (Vio), Apakuki Lumelume (Vio), Sireli Bulicokocoko (Namoli), Daurua (Vitogo), Sela Ratudradra (Natabua), Eneri Ratudradra (Natabua), Jone Tudravu (Natabua), Sisa Saukawa (Vio), Elia Tora (Vitogo), Vucago Bainitabua (Navutu), Neisiasa Moala (Draulu), Jioji Nadrega (Namoli), Boji (Tropik), Kelevi (Tropik), Eroni Nasau (Red Hill), Jone Bainivalu (Naviyago), Mosese Mawalu (Warden West). All players are requested to submit a copy of their birth certificate, medical card and passport photo to assistant secretary Maika Ratu. Contact: 9763114.Players who are eligible for the Lautoka under-20 team are also requested to attend training at the same time.

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.





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