Fiji Time: 10:32 PM on Sunday 29 November

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / Sport

Raiwaqa White keeps touch unbeaten run

Arin Kumar
Friday, April 25, 2014

THE Easter Monday Touch Carnival was hailed a huge success as organisers claimed they met their respective objectives.

Competition organiser Tevita Mau said seven teams competed and made the most of the Easter Monday holiday.

Raiwaqa White overcame Laucala Knights 4-3 in the final at the USP grounds and remains unbeaten in the tournament.

"From the outset, the participants enjoyed the competition and we saw some young talent introduced into the touch arena," Mau said.

"It should not come as a surprise that some of these budding talent will be holding the fort for the sport of touch in years to come.

"Special mention goes to the small and nine-year-old Saimone Uluimoala who was punching well above his weight and competing in the open grade.

"He is destined to continue the legacy of the Uluimoala family who have donned the national colours with honours."

Mau said some teams really had improved since the last competition — the USP Touch Association business house.

"Raiwaqa Blue comprising of FRCA staff is a special mention in this category.

"Under the tutelage of Inoke Versa, they have come by leaps and bounds and will continue to be a force in time to come."

Mau thanked USP Recreation Centre manager Mark Fung and Fiji Touch Association president Georgina Lasaqa for their support.

He said the USP Touch Association would host clinics and games for kids aged between 10 and 16 years at USP during the school holidays.

RESULTS: Raiwaqa Red 4 Raiwaqa Blue 5, Raiwaqa White 3 Laucala Knights 1, Raiwaqa Gold 2 JS Hill 3, Raiwaqa Blue 5 USP 5, Laucala Knights 4 Raiwaqa Red 0, USP 3 Raiwaqa White 5, Laucala Knights 3 Raiwaqa Blue 2, Raiwaqa Gold 2 Raiwaqa Red 2, USP 6 Raiwaqa Red 3, JS Hill 1 Raiwaqa White 7, Raiwaqa Blue 4 Raiwaqa Gold 2, USP 3 Laucala Knights 4, JS Hill 5 Raiwaqa Red 5, Raiwaqa White 5 Raiwaqa Gold 0, JS Hill 1 Laucala Knights 10, USP 4 Raiwaqa Gold 1, Laucala Knights 5 Raiwaqa Gold 0, JS Hill 1 USP 3, JS Hill 2 Raiwaqa Blue 5, Raiwaqa White 3 Raiwaqa Red 0, JS Hill 5 Raiwaqa Red 5. Final: Raiwaqa Whites 4 Laucala Knights 3.

Fiji Times Front Page Thumbnail

Kaila Front Page ThumbnailFiji Times & Kaila Frontpage PDF Downloads

Use the free Acrobat Reader to view.

Code Inward TTs Outward TTs
CAD 0.62590.6069
JPY 58.270455.2704
GBP 0.31140.3034
EUR 0.44340.4314
NZD 0.72230.6893
AUD 0.65460.6296
USD 0.47290.4559



Exchange Rate updated on 27th November 2015

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Work in PNG
  2. Delay in exam results
  3. PSC rent anomaly
  4. Three drown in separate incidents
  5. Walk against climate change
  6. Exams review plan
  7. $200k school hall
  8. Directive for primary schools book list
  9. Minister: Open day opportunities to connect with the past
  10. Budget measure

Top Stories this Week

  1. Left for dead Wednesday (25 Nov)
  2. MV Suilven sinks Wednesday (25 Nov)
  3. 8 years for raping man Tuesday (24 Nov)
  4. MV Suilven sinks in Suva Harbour Tuesday (24 Nov)
  5. Torture suspects known to police Thursday (26 Nov)
  6. Friend indeed Monday (23 Nov)
  7. Sevens hurdle Tuesday (24 Nov)
  8. Sex assault claim Thursday (26 Nov)
  9. Prof Prasad leaves school premises as 'mark of respect' Monday (23 Nov)
  10. Father of two sent to prison Wednesday (25 Nov)