Fiji Time: 5:02 AM on Monday 23 October

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / Sport

Tani's back

Arin Kumar
Saturday, March 22, 2014

FORMER national coach Iliesa Tanivula has taken over the reign as coach of the national women's sevens team — the Fijiana.

The former national men's 7s coach is filling in for Timoci Wainiqolo who is busy with work commitments.

Tanivula will coach the Telecom Fijiana side to the IRB Women's Sevens World Series China leg to be played on April 5 and 6 in Guangzhou.

Fiji Rugby Union media officer Talei Mow said Tanivula was roped in because Wainiqolo was not able to travel and spend time with the team because of work commitments.

Team manager Selita Koroi said the girls enjoyed working with Tanivula and were focused on their trip to Guangzhou.

"The girls are in good spirits and they are preparing very well," she said.

"Tanivula has given them time to talk after training sessions and drills and this is something new for the girls but it's something they need.

"The girls want to give their feedback and they have been given a chance to do that and it's something that makes things easier to be understood."

Koroi said everything had been positive so far and they wanted it to remain that way.

"We are all focused on Guangzhou and doing everything with a positive mind-set.

"Everyone is looking forward to the tournament and it will be tough but we are going with a positive attitude," the Fijian team manager said.








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 0.61840.5994
JPY 56.315753.3157
GBP 0.37500.3670
EUR 0.41770.4057
NZD 0.71070.6777
AUD 0.63150.6065
USD 0.49690.4799

from

$0.00

Exchange Rate updated on 20th, October, 2017

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. A-G takes a swipe at politicians
  2. Contractual appointment for teachers and nurses
  3. The healing powers at Nadroumai
  4. Respect us
  5. Suspect questioned over sex video
  6. Minister clears air on holiday pay
  7. Boy, 13, drowns
  8. India ready to help
  9. Family support vital for the fight
  10. Resort marks 50th anniversary

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. Man allegedly hit by bulldozer blade, dead Tuesday (17 Oct)
  4. Final in mind Monday (16 Oct)
  5. Sweets for the homeless Friday (20 Oct)
  6. Faith, a true survivor against all odds Tuesday (17 Oct)
  7. Villagers pass around eTransport card Monday (16 Oct)
  8. Dreams do come true Thursday (19 Oct)
  9. A-G takes a swipe at politicians Sunday (22 Oct)
  10. Sex video goes viral Friday (20 Oct)