Fiji Time: 9:26 AM on Tuesday 9 February

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / Sport

Striders in top form

Maciu Malo
Saturday, April 12, 2014

STRIDERS is highly tipped to win the Fiji Bitter Nawaka 7s women's title at Prince Charles Park this afternoon.

The side was impressive in yesterday's pool games thumping Mystic Knights 26-0 and later defeated Marist Seahawks 12-0 to advance to the elimination stages.

But the side will meet tougher opposition in Nadi Blazers and Nadro Stallions in today's do-or-die clash.

Tournament organiser Mataiasi Nabau said the competition among the women's teams was a joy to watch.

He said most players were well versed with the rules of the game while some displayed good 7s rugby skills.

Nabau said most of the players had the material to be in the Fijiana team provided they have good coaching and training.

"Its exciting to see women battling against each other in the rugby field," he said.

"It will be interesting to see them perform as the battle intensifies in the elimination stages."

The elimination starts at 9am.








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 0.65200.6330
JPY 56.024953.0249
GBP 0.32480.3168
EUR 0.42350.4115
NZD 0.71170.6787
AUD 0.66170.6367
USD 0.47670.4597

from

$0.00

Exchange Rate updated on 5th February 2016

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Angry 7s fan smashes TV screen
  2. Ryan: Sunshine ahead
  3. Police action
  4. Media exec, lecturer take up MP roles
  5. Investigation as nurse falls with baby
  6. System slow moving
  7. CORRECTION
  8. Outage disrupts sitting
  9. FLOTSAM AND JETSAM
  10. Catholic women to meet

Top Stories this Week

  1. 49-year-old man arrested at Nadi airport Wednesday (03 Feb)
  2. Sevens changes Friday (05 Feb)
  3. Fiji picks up the pieces Thursday (04 Feb)
  4. Need speed Monday (08 Feb)
  5. Running brawl part of journey to Rio Wednesday (03 Feb)
  6. Rape victim speaks out Wednesday (03 Feb)
  7. No tattoo on rape suspect Thursday (04 Feb)
  8. Legal row Friday (05 Feb)
  9. NZ 7s final refereeing charade an embarrassment Monday (08 Feb)
  10. $6m proof Wednesday (03 Feb)