Fiji Time: 11:53 PM on Monday 23 October

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / News

'I am a man of rugby'

Nasik Swami
Saturday, March 15, 2014

THE Social Democratic and Liberal Party says they will not comment on whether rugby legend Waisale Serevi applied to become a candidate for the party.

Serevi's name was on a speculation list which went viral online this week amid the names of other candidates.

Party leader Ro Teimumu Kepa said she would not comment on the matter at this stage.

"I can truthfully say… oh no, I better not comment on the matter because people will be asking me later," Ro Teimumu said.

Serevi also denied applying.

"I'm afraid there is some sort of misunderstanding.

"Reports of my candidacy are greatly exaggerated," he said in an email to this newspaper.

He said he was flattered that people would consider him worthy of the 2014 General Election.

"I am a man of rugby busy building my business in the United States.

"I am pleased to report that the business is expanding rapidly and that am I travelling far and wide in support.

"This is and will remain my singular focus for the foreseeable future."








Fiji Times Front Page Thumbnail

Kaila Front Page ThumbnailFiji Times & Kaila Frontpage PDF Downloads

Use the free Acrobat Reader to view.

Westpac
Code Inward TTs Outward TTs
CAD 0.62160.6026
JPY 56.658153.6581
GBP 0.37210.3641
EUR 0.41850.4065
NZD 0.71430.6813
AUD 0.63270.6077
USD 0.49420.4772

from

$0.00

Exchange Rate updated on 23rd, October, 2017

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Police amend teenagers' charge over sex video
  2. Wage saga
  3. Police question 17-year-old for alleged sex assault
  4. 'Much higher pay rises'
  5. A-G confirms visit by ILO team
  6. Sami claims cane deduction illegal
  7. Mixed reactions on new system
  8. FRA to complete roadworks by 2018
  9. Transportation woes
  10. How Brennan will handle Hayne

Top Stories this Week

  1. Sex, sluts and the internet Saturday (21 Oct)
  2. Miranda turns to sex work to survive Thursday (19 Oct)
  3. Police amend teenagers' charge over sex video Monday (23 Oct)
  4. Man allegedly hit by bulldozer blade, dead Tuesday (17 Oct)
  5. Sweets for the homeless Friday (20 Oct)
  6. Faith, a true survivor against all odds Tuesday (17 Oct)
  7. A-G takes a swipe at politicians Sunday (22 Oct)
  8. The healing powers at Nadroumai Sunday (22 Oct)
  9. Dreams do come true Thursday (19 Oct)
  10. Contractual appointment for teachers and nurses Sunday (22 Oct)