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SPORTS NOTEBOOK

Arin Kumar
Thursday, April 03, 2014

ATHLETICS

Suva

THE Suva Athletics competition will be held on Saturday at the ANZ Stadium in Suva:

9am: 1500M - U18, U20, Open, Masters; High Jump - U16, U18, U20, Open

9.30am: 30m - U6, U8; Long Jump -U16, U18, U20, Open, Masters

9.45am: 100m - U14, U16, U18, U20, Open, Masters; Discus - U18, U20, Open, Masters

10.15am 400m - U16, U18, U20, Open, Masters

10.40am 50m - U6, U8, U10, Masters

10.45am 800m - U16, U18, U20, Open, Masters; Triple Jump - U16, U18, U20, Open, Masters

11am 200m - U14, U16, U18, U20, Open, Masters; Shot Put - U18, U20, Open, Masters

11.30am 4x100m Relays - U14, U16, U18, U20, Open, Masters

Gate fees: Athletes/students $1 and Adults $2.

GOLF

Nadi

THE Foodhall Supermarket sponsored four persons Ambrose will be played at the Nadi Airport Golf Club on March 6. Entry fees: $100 per team. Shot gun start at 9.30am. Lucrative prizes. Cocktail will follow after presentations. Contact: Ram Khelawan 9233520.

FOOTBALL

Lautoka women

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.

Premier League

The following games will be played in the Fiji Sun/Skipper Tuna Premier League competition:

Sunday: FSC Ground, Rakiraki: 12noon Rakiraki Youth-Tavua Youth, 2pm Rakiraki-Tavua; Gatward Park, Tailevu: 1pm Northland Tailevu-Tailevu Naitasiri; Buckhurst Park, Suva: 3pm Nasinu-Lami.

Rewa

THE Rewa Football Association League and RFA Cup 2014 would start soon. All clubs are requested to update their dues with RFA. All team registration is to be submitted by April 4. RFA Cup Knock-out starts from April 12 and any late registration will not be accepted. For details please contact Sanjay Chand on 9954061 or Nazeel Buksh on 9921803.

Tailevu/Naitasiri

THE Tailevu Naitasiri Football Association council meeting will be held on Wednesday April 9 at Vunimono High School Starting at 7pm.

NETBALL

New Vision Bure

A netball tournament will be held at the Wainibuka School grounds on May 1 and 2. First 12 teams to play $70 entry fee will be accommodated. Winner gets $300 and runner up will get $150. Contact Viri on 9513657.

Kaicolo Cup

THE knockout will be held on May 7 and 8 at 8am at Vatureba Park. Registration for the season 2014 is $100 per club. Winner $500, runners-up $200 and losing semi-finalist $75 each and best player and best dressed teams receive a shield. Interested women and men are welcome to join Navosa Netball 2014. Contact Judy Kumar 9949410 or Seruwaia Makutu 9776365 or Nene Vilisi at Draiba Village.

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.

Tailevu

THE Tailevu Netball Association season opening knockout will be held on May 3 at the Vunivivi Multi-Purpose Court from 10am. Registration fee is $150. Closing date for registrations is May 1 . Registration forms could be collected from Unaisi on 9330349 or Losana on 9268347 or Miriama on 9906300. All teams are to bring in a plate each for morning tea. President Unaisi Ravouvou will be the chief guest.

Suva

THIS is to inform all NewWorld Suva Netball Association affiliates and those wishing to participate in the Suva Netball Association that our Suva Netball Knockout will be held on April 26 at the National Netball Centre. Registrations forms are available upon request and team registration is $200 per team. All teams are required to pay their registration before the Knockout on April 26. For further information, please do not hesitate to contact Lily on 9248829/3224111.

RUGBY

Brotherhood 7s

THE Brotherhood 7s tournament will be held on April 5 at the Ra Sports Ground. First 24 teams to pay entry fee of $220 by April 4 will be accommodated. Winner gets $2000, runner up gets $850 and prizes also for plate and bowl categories. Contact Seru on 9777401.

Fiji U18 7s

THE following players are in contention for a spot in the Fiji U18 7s team to the Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China in August: Laisiasa Vurabere (Octopus/Babale), Atunaisa Louie (Jordon Brothers), Tevita Uluilakeba (Jordon Brothers), Frank Lomani (St Theresa), Josaia Cokaibusa (Sigatoka YB), Alipate Wate Qaraniqio (Sigatoka YB), Semi Tabacule (Sigatoka YB), Eliki Falagi (Sigatoka YB), Navitalai Ralawa (Sigatoka YB), Eminoni Qio (Uprising), Jese Vurogorogo (Dominion Sth Seas), Taitusi Navaukula (Jordon Brothers), Isoa Katiatini (Gumatua RC), Venioni Nayaya (Marist Serua), Peni Yauvoli (Rt Kadavulevu School), Epineri Uluiviti (Rt Kadavulevu School), Josefa Rauga (Rt Kadavulevu School), Sakenasa Rakaria (Rt Kadavulevu School), Filipe Nasilasila (Rt Kadavulevu School), Aminiasi Rokosugu (Rt Kadavulevu School), Filimoni Nawabalavu (Rt Kadavulevu School), Timoci Mea (Rt Kadavulevu School), Pita Turagasau (Tuatua Rugby Club). Can these players get these things ready: Passport, Birth Certificates, two Passport photos. All these items are to be given to Fiji Rugby Union by Friday April 4. Contact Sale Sorovaki on 3302787 or 8903850 for further enquiries.

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.

Nabua

THE Nabua Rugby gunu sede will be held on Friday, April 4 at the Ratu Sukuna Memorial School. All are invited to attend.

Naitasiri Samabula Zone

THE following games will be played on the Naitasiri Samabula Zone this Saturday: 9am Taisau-Vunidakua, 10.30 Kaite Highlanders-Water Authority, 12noon Waiqa-Kecesemani, 1.30pm PCN Kaite-ADT, 3pm Golden Eagles-Duavata.

All clubs are requested to pay their team registration deposit on the same day. Contact Solomoni Koroi on 9258848.

Namosi

THE following games will be played this Saturday:

9am: G1 Deuba-Uprising, G2 Police-Lobau; 10am G1 Vunibau-Wainadoi, G2 Veivatuloa-Waidradra; 11am G1 Wardens East-Mau, G2 Nakavu-Senibitu; 12noon G1 Nadruku-Navua Youth, G2 Baravi-Muanaicake; 1pm G1 Matanitobua Tanoa Challenge: Wardens South-Nabukavesi.

New Vision Bure 7s

The tournament will be held at Wainibuka Secondary School ground on May 1 and 2. Fee is $200 and only 24 teams will be accommodated. The main prize is $1700 and runner up gets $800. Prizes also for plate and bowl winners. Entry due on April 29. Contact 9000279 or 9513657 for more information.

Tailevu

ALL clubs registered under the Tailevu Rugby Union: Nuku, Dravo, Natakala, Savu, Army Tailevu, Vunivaivai, Mokani, Natogadravu, Kiuva, Buretu, Nausori, Lomainasau, Vunimono, Nadali, Daku, Nakelo, Bau, Korocawiri, Namara, Dravuni, Levukana, Maumi, Naqeledamu, Cautata and Police Eastern Rugby Club - please pay your second payment registration fee of $150 to Leader Games Committee Tevita Bolavanua on 9905699 or Treasurer Maikali Naikawakawavesi on 7052071. All 2014 TRU registration forms are to be filled in and returned to TRU Secretariats: Maika Tauribau on 8696785, Ro Mereani Rokotuibau on 9274727, Losana Bici on 7412403 or Jone Batiwale on 7752553 or jbatiwale@gmail.com.

Wainivula Eels

THE Wainivula Eels rugby club is inviting Fijians of Indian descent interested in representing the club for the 2014 Indo Rugby season. Training starts from today at Albert Park from 5.30pm. Contact Alvin Nair on 9270071.

Vanuakula 7s

THE Bula FM Vanuakula 7s tournament will be held on June 20 and 21. 32 teams will be accommodated. Entry fee is $300. Winner gets $3000 and runner up gets $1500. Prizes will also be given out to plate and bowl winners. 12 teams will be accommodated in the U19 competition. Entry fee is $110 and main prize is $500. Prizes will also be given out to plate and bowl winners. 15 teams will accommodated for the netball competition. Entry fee is $100 and winner gets $700. Contact Leone Sorovakarua Turagakacivi on 7232069, or Marino Nawa on 9182122 or Timoci Turagakacivi on 7884319 or Lusiana Turagakacivi on 9507817.

Yamacia 7s

THE Yamacia 7s tournament will be held at Vatureba Park on May 7 and 8. Entry fee is $350 and total prizemoney is $10,000. Cup winner will walk away with $5000. Contact - 8023746 or email david@yamacia.com.

RUGBY LEAGUE

Nausori

TO all current and everyone who wish to join the Nausori Cowboys and play in the upcoming Nines and 2014 season, training will be held every Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays at Syria Park from 5pm. We are also inviting U18s and U20s players to join in. Contact Semi on 9996052 or Wise on 8600506 or Toduadua on 8026410.

TRIATHLON

Fiji Triathlon Series

THE fourth event of the 2014 Marco Polo Triathlon Series will be this Saturday at the Suva Olympic Pool. With the mornings getting hotter much earlier, the starts for the different events have been moved forward: Olympic Distance (18 years and over) 1.5kmSw/40kmBik/10kmRun — Registration: 6.00am, Race Start: 6.30am; Sprint distance (16y&Over) 750mSw/20kmBik/5kmRun — Registration: 6.30am, Race start: 7.00am; Super sprint (13y & Over) 375mSw/10kmBik/2.5kmRun — Registration: 6.30am, Race Start 7.00am. Our officials for the day are: Race controller: John Fox (assisted by Tevita Waqavakatoga), Registrations, times & medical: Atelaite Satakala (assisted by Dr Piukala), Water Course Setup: Police (assisted by Tuigalala Tuivuya), Land Course Setup: Police (assisted by Derik Rawlinson), Land Traffic Control: Police (assisted by Kameli Waqanivalu).

Could all participants ensure that their bikes are sorted out by Friday (Purchases or Hire: Wah Sing- 9927152, Servicing John-8651505) as it is not possible to do that on Saturday morning. All cyclists are encouraged to form (male or female) teams with others who are able to swim and or run if required. Biking distances are 20k-sprint or 40k Olympic and you will need to advise Wah Sing on 9927152 or John Fox on 9905414 by midday on the Friday before the race so that we can arrange your teams.

VOLLEYBALL

Easter Championships

THE National Easter Championships will be held from April 17 to 19 at the FMF Gymnasium in Suva. Registration fee is $100 per team and associations can field up to four men's and four women's team. Registration fees are to be paid into Fiji volleyball Development account no. 5527135 — ANZ Nank or FVF office at the Vodafone Arena. Gate fees is $1 for children, $2 for players & officials and $4 for spectators. Briefing will be held on Monday April 14 at 5pm at the FVF office at the Vodafone Arena and all Central Eastern affiliates are requested to send atleast a representative. For more information contact Kenny on 9059099.

Marist

THE Marist volleyball tournament will be held on June 27 and 28 in Suva. Registration fee is $450 for men's and $300 for women's. Registration closes on June 14. Registrations can be deposited in Westpac account, under Fiji Marist Volleyball Club account-number: 9802751694. Contact and club details must be clear on deposit narrations. Call 7165013 or 7012800 or 9753170 for details.

Suva

THE following games will be played in the Digicel Suva Volleyball League round 6 Week 2 competition at the LICI Multi-Purpose Court from 9am on Saturday: Court 1: Saints-Marist, Celtics-Jammers, 1st Premier Challenge Sharks-Inner Circle, Marist-Lions, 2nd Premier Challenge Winner 1st Challenge-Toba, Cakau-Jammers, Celtics-Saints;

Court 2: G2-Innercircle, Islanders-Mighty Heights, Jammers-Lions, Cakau-Lions, G2-Islanders, Inner Circle-Toba, G2-Toba; Court 3: Women: Highlanders-Reef, G2-Delta, Reef-Stallions, Delta-Highlanders, G2-Stallions, Highlanders-Stallions, Challenge Match Delta-Reef. Duty Team: Tamavua Celtics.





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