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Rashneel Kumar
Tuesday, April 08, 2014


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.


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


New Vision Bure

A netball tournament will be held at the Wainibuka School grounds on May 1 and 2. Only the first 12 teams to pay $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.


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 a plate each for morning tea. President Unaisi Ravouvou will be the chief guest.


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.


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.. Contact Sale Sorovaki on 3302787 or 8903850 for further enquiries.

Namosi U20

THESE are the names of the under-20 squad for 2014 and all players are requested to bring original birth certificate on Saturday with a passport photo.

Joni, Cokanasiga, Mosese, Vacialo, Amani, Lote, Jiu, Samuela, Bolatolu, Luke, Iliame, Ganiuci, Joeli, Daniele, Nimilote, Josefa, Kasimiro, Iowane, Vete, Esava, Sirilo, Aporosa, Simione, Niko, Sani, Ratu Semi, Waisale, Anasa, Jone Ratulevu, Jone Pio, Peni, Akuila, Joseva Valetawa, Samuela Cakacaka, Luke Tuinavitilevu, Samisoni, Esala Nadruku, Nimilote Qio, Peni Waqatabu, Tevita Bogiva

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 fee due on April 29. Contact 9000279 or 9513657 for more information.

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 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 $10000. Cup winner will walk away with $5000. Contact - 8023746 or email



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 Monday, Tuesday and Thursday 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.


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 Bank 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 at least a representative. For more information contact Kenny on 9059099.


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. Registrations close 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.


THIS year on the April 21, the Suvavou Youth will be hosting the 21st year of the Tui Suva Annual Youth Volleyball tournament. This tournament will see its 21st year anniversary in supporting youths enjoy a meaningful Easter and a crime free week festive season. As part of the preparation building on this 21st anniversary, the Youth organising committee has decided to host a volleyball tournament circuit to help promote the tournament at the end of the year and create awareness on the significance of the Tui Suva tournament for youths in the village. The circuit is composed of four one-day tournaments to be conducted throughout the year and they include:

1. Suvavou Youth Easter Tournament: 21st April, Monday

2. Suvavou Youth Hibiscus Tournament: 18th August, Monday

3. Tui Suva Christmas Tournament: 26th December, Friday

4. Tui Suva New Year's Tournament: 1st January, Wednesday

The first one-day tournament is scheduled for the 21st April on Easter Monday (9am - 7pm) . The tournament is an open tournament and is open to clubs from Lami, , Kinoya, Nasinu and the greater Suva area. Registration of teams is limited to the first 25 - 30 teams to register. Registration fees $50/team. Enquiries to be directed to John Tuilau ( 9257089) and Peter Zinck (9269370).



THE Nadroga Navosa Youth Provincial tournament would be held in May 1 and 2 at Lawaqa Park in Sigatoka. Districts from all over the province are invited to participate. Competition will be played in 7s, netball and volleyball. For main 7s competition entry fee is $300. 48 teams will be accommodated. For U19 7s, entry fee is $50 and 24 teams will be accommodated. For U17 7s, entry fee is $50 and 24 teams will be accommodated. For netball and volleyball entry fee is $50. A total of $10,000 would be given out in prizemoney. Contact Semi on 9384636 for more details.

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