Fiji Times Logo

Fiji Time: 5:35 AM on Friday 1 August

/ 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. PM denies claims
  2. Protest over ads on cabs
  3. 4000 farmers 'idle'
  4. Converting turtle hunters
  5. Nadolo, the X factor
  6. CORRECTION
  7. Tab on bad cabbies
  8. Climate change inspires Ram
  9. Health worry
  10. Agriculture contribution drops

Top Stories this Week

  1. Fijian woman jailed for stealing millions in NZ Sunday (27 Jul)
  2. Illegal Fijians in Tonga Friday (25 Jul)
  3. Hero's tale Tuesday (29 Jul)
  4. 10 degrees lowest yet Monday (28 Jul)
  5. New United formation Monday (28 Jul)
  6. Tafunai confident Friday (25 Jul)
  7. Million-dollar man Saturday (26 Jul)
  8. Misleading phone deals Monday (28 Jul)
  9. Iliesa Delana explains Wednesday (30 Jul)
  10. Help for illegal Fijians Tuesday (29 Jul)