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Rashneel Kumar
Monday, April 14, 2014


Gold Rush Golf tournament

INTERESTED golfers are invited to enter for one of Fiji's most prestigious amateur golfing events. Total events prize value $40,000. Four individual one-day net stroke play mixed tournaments with great prizes. The events will be held on May 3, June 7, July 12 and August 9. Points accumulate towards the major gold bar prize. For more information, contact 9908112, or 9955368,


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.


SUVA referees meeting at Buckhurst Park at 6pm on Wednesday.

Suva players are requested to attend training from 5.30pm at Buckhurst Park tomorrow.



TO all clubs in Nadi who are interested to take part in 2014 season requested to contact Mrs Matalulu on 9217802 and 7679832.

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.


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. NewWorld SNA Umpires and Bench Clinics will be held every Wednesday (April 16 and 23) at FASANOC from 5.30pm-7.00pm. Please be present and for further information contact Tanya on 9339531 or Jona on 8359438.


Fiji 7s

THE following players have also been selected for training in preparation for the last leg of the HSBC World 7s Series which will be held in Scotland and England. All selected players are to report to Rugby House at 35 Gordon Street in Suva by 9am today. Please bring your passport and two photos with you. New squad members will need to bring a birth certificate. For Western players, a van will start picking up from Lautoka at 5:30am on Monday, then to Namaka Police Station at 6:15am, Vilisite Restaurant carpark at 7:30am before heading to Suva. Any questions, please contact Team Manager, Paula Biu, on 9775943.

Viliame Mata - Gaunavou (Nadroga), Pio Tuwai - Tokatoka Westfield Barbarians, Semi Kunatani - Yamacia, Apisai Domolailai - Hideaway Hurricanes, Setefano Cakau - CKs Ezy Buys Tabadamu, Benito Masilevu - Lomaiviti, Emosi Mulevoro - Army, Waisea Nacuqu - Wardens, Osea Kolinisau - Covenant Brothers, Vatemo Ravouvou - Tokatoka Westfield Barbarians, Donasio Ratubuli - Yamacia, Samisoni Viriviri - Police, Leo Naikasau - Wardens, Jasa Veremalua - Hideaway Hurricanes, Samuela Saqiwa - Tokatoka Westfield Barbarians, Jona Tuitoga - Gaunavou (Nadroga), Joeli Lutumailagi - CKs Ezy Buys Tabadamu, Ropate Labalaba - Yamacia

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.

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.

Serua Circuit 7s

THE tournament will be held on May 1 and 2 in Serua. Required teams are 32. Entry fee is $100 per team. Main prize $1000. Registrations close on April 25. For more information contact Ilaitia Yali 9373201, Jone Moceacagi 9080047, Akariva Vueti 8739227.

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 is held at Albert Park from 5.30pm. Contact Alvin Nair on 9270071.


THE Wairiki Logging Limited 7s tournament will be held on Jun 27 and 28 at the Wairiki (Bua) village grounds. Entry fee is $200 and prizemoney is $2000. Prizes also for plate and bowl winners. There will also be a competition for netball, volleyball and U18 rugby. Contact 9721713 or 8381176 or 8460004 or 9216840.

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 $10,000. Cup winner will walk away with $5000. Contact - 8023746 or email



TO all current and everyone who wishes 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 U18 and U20 players to join in. Contact Semi on 9996052 or Wise on 8600506 or Toduadua on 8026410.



THE Nadroga/Navosa Provincial Sports Tournament will be held at Lawaqa Park on May 1 and 2. Competition will be for sevens, netball and volleyball. For the main sevens teams, first 48 teams to pay entry fee of $150 will be accommodated. Main prize $2000 and runner up $1000. Plate winner $500 and runner up $250, bowl winner $200 and runner up $100. For U19 7s, first 24 teams to pay entry fee of $50 will be accommodated. For U17 7s, first 24 teams to pay entry fee of $50 will be accommodated. For netball, first 48 team to pay entry fee of $50 will be accommodated. For volleyball, first 48 teams to pay entry fee of $50 will be accommodated. Total prize money is $10,000. Contact Semi on 6232094/9384636 or Mere on 6500004.



THE University of the South Pacific Touch rugby association will be running a competition for school kids between the ages of 10-16 during the April-May school break at USP. Contact Tevita on 9982198 or for more information.


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 teams. 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.

Naisoso Sports Club

TEAMS are invited for a volleyball competition to be held at Qanville Estate Park in Nasoso, Nadi on April 26. The first 16 men's teams and eight women's teams that pay their registration fees of $80 and $50 respectively will be allowed to participate. For more information contact Isimeli (9948607) or Josefa (997881).

NewWorld Delai Kadavu

TEAMS are invited for a volleyball tournament to be held at Sale's Court in Savai place, Kinoya, on the June 14.The first 16 men's team that pay their registration fees of $90 will be allowed to participate. For more information contact Jim (9259744 or 7236801).

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