Fiji Time: 12:30 AM on Friday 19 December

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. Justice and sleep at last
  2. Court told of baby's tragic end
  3. Rugby star's emotional celebration with children
  4. Kolinisau: Team was fit
  5. Kalouniwai for top job
  6. Muslim league condemns Sydney crisis
  7. Call to clarify action
  8. Kunatani, Tuwai to return in next leg
  9. Back to the roots
  10. Christmas gifts bring smiles

Top Stories this Week

  1. 7s TV saga Friday (12 Dec)
  2. Under investigation Friday (12 Dec)
  3. TV pair sent home Wednesday (17 Dec)
  4. My boy, my hero Monday (15 Dec)
  5. She's gone but the pain stays Tuesday (16 Dec)
  6. Justice and sleep at last Thursday (18 Dec)
  7. Debate on Bill No. 28 Friday (12 Dec)
  8. TERROR ALERT Gunmen strike Sydney cafe Tuesday (16 Dec)
  9. Clan leader calls for harsher penalties Wednesday (17 Dec)
  10. Five-try Fiji forge Plate final berth Monday (15 Dec)