Fiji Time: 1:50 AM on Thursday 23 October

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / Sport

Warrior laid to rest

Sports Editor
Thursday, April 03, 2014

FORMER national rep Jona Qoro Naresia will be laid to rest in his village today.

Naresia was one of the first Fijian players to feature in the President's Overseas XV, now referred to as World 15s, that defeated England 28-11 in 1971.

Commonly known as "Do-or-Die" by his fellow teammates, Naresia passed away at his Narewa home in Nadi after a short illness last weekend.

His funeral is at 10am today and not tomorrow as reported yesterday.





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. Budget overspent
  2. $20m in excess
  3. $11.9m in arrears
  4. Military overspends
  5. Finance scrutiny
  6. Woman dies, defacto partner in custody
  7. No spending ledger maintained
  8. Poor control of permit database
  9. Financial boost for hospital's oncology unit
  10. Anomalies in books

Top Stories this Week

  1. False rumours warning Friday (17 Oct)
  2. Death shocks family Monday (20 Oct)
  3. Biman gets nod Saturday (18 Oct)
  4. Law and order Thursday (16 Oct)
  5. Detailed report Friday (17 Oct)
  6. Inside Fiji sevens Tuesday (21 Oct)
  7. Public access Tuesday (21 Oct)
  8. Praises for Fiji sevens team after win in Australia Thursday (16 Oct)
  9. Budget overspent Wednesday (22 Oct)
  10. 8-room home gutted Friday (17 Oct)