Fiji Time: 3:11 AM on Saturday 2 July

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / Sport

Lami-based club celebrates seventh anniversary

Losalini Vuki
Sunday, April 06, 2014

STINGERS hockey club celebrated its seventh anniversary in Lami yesterday.

The club that started with just seven boys is now the largest playing member club in Fiji.

Club coach Shaun Corrie said for the club development was always the focus.

"Initially our vision and our goals are development," he said.

"We want to develop our players to assist and develop the sport in Fiji and not only develop the sporting side for the players but also life values, honesty, discipline, teamwork and family.

"It's that important to us and that is why you can see a lot of our family members and friends are always supporting our team."

"We would like to thank our family and friends for their children because they're the backbone of our team."

Corrie said of their biggest challenge was finance.

"When we started we didn't have much," he said.

"We didn't have the kind of money to buy gear and equipments for the club because most of our players are either unemployed or still schooling."

Corrie added their biggest achievement was winning the Suva league against the number one team in the country, Ventures.

The hockey club now has two men's, women's and a mixed hockey team.








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 0.63070.6117
JPY 51.031748.0317
GBP 0.36550.3575
EUR 0.43960.4276
NZD 0.69010.6571
AUD 0.65750.6325
USD 0.48980.4728

from

$0.00

Exchange Rate updated on 1st July 2016

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Hayne jets out
  2. Chief for a day
  3. Rabuka maps plans for 2018 election
  4. Battle for 7s flyers
  5. Fijians stand out
  6. Assault claim probe
  7. NFP lacks vision for all Fijians, says A-G
  8. Farmers served with eviction notices
  9. Chiefs enjoy Fijian hospitality
  10. Macilai ready for his home game

Top Stories this Week

  1. Prayer for a spouse Thursday (30 Jun)
  2. Early morning catch wows crowd at Labasa fish market Tuesday (28 Jun)
  3. Resignation threat Saturday (25 Jun)
  4. Home on a mission Wednesday (29 Jun)
  5. Monster fish halts traffic Wednesday (29 Jun)
  6. Body parts Tuesday (28 Jun)
  7. Hayne jets out Friday (01 Jul)
  8. Rabuka in Saturday (25 Jun)
  9. INTERPOL assists with Natadola gruesome discovery, missing couple Monday (27 Jun)
  10. Police probe body parts find Saturday (25 Jun)