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SPORTS NOTEBOOK

Arin Kumar
Wednesday, April 30, 2014

+++CHESS

THE Mohammed Badshah Memorial Rapid Open chess tournament will be held on Sunday, May 4 in the conference room on Level 4 of Tappoo City. The tournament will start at 8.30am.

FOOTBALL

Futsal

BUSINESS House FUTSAL competition will start on May 8 at the FMF Gymnasium. All interested business house teams that want to take part to contact 9694417. Registration fees $170. Restricted only for business houses and government departments. Closing date for registration May 2.

GOLF

Gold Rush golf tournament

CHARITY Hole in One - 1kg Silver Bar. A reminder that these are stand-alone tournaments so you can play 1, 2, 3 or 4 tournaments and be in to win the Gold Bar. Enter now for one of Fiji's most prestigious amateur golfing events on May 3rd, June 7th, July 12th, Aug 9th 2014. Points accumulate towards the major Gold Bar Prize. Individual Tournament Prizes will Include, Captain Cook Cruise, Golf Clubs & Bags, Various Resorts accommodation, and more. For more information, contact 9908112, golf@thepearlsouthpacific.com or 9955368, stephenson@connect.com.fj

National

THE Srixon Cleveland Classic will be played at Nadi Airport Golf Club from May 3-4 over 36 holes. Entry fee is $60 per player, includes lunch and cocktail. Contact Amitesh Chandra on 9923191. Entries open to all.

NETBALL

Navosa

FRIENDLY games will be held at Qereqere Courts this Saturday at 9am. Registration starts at 8am with the fee of $20 per team. Clubs are to come and support the Navosa Netball 2014 season and clubs are to be in proper uniform and sports gear. Contact Judy on 9949410. Knockout will be held on May 10 with the registration fee of $100 per team.

New Vision Bure

A NETBALL tournament will be held at the Wainibuka School grounds on May 8 and 9. 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.

Suva

THE NewWorld Suva Netball Association will conduct an umpire's clinic today at the FASANOC conference room from 5.30pm. All club affiliates are to send their reps to this clinic.

Tailevu

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.

RUGBY

Indo-Fijian 7s

THE Fiji Indo Rugby Union (FIRU) 7s tournament will be held on May 24 in Lautoka. All interested Fiji Indo rugby cubs wishing to participate are invited to register. Entry fee is $100 and total prize money is $800. Contact FIRU organizers Alvin Nair (East) on 9270071 and Aaron Phillip (West) on 9994227 for further information. FIRU is requesting Fiji Indo rugby clubs to pay their affiliation fees for the 2014 season. Club affiliation is $25. New clubs are invited to join.

New Vision Bure 7s

THE tournament will be held at Wainibuka Secondary School ground on May 8 and 9. 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.

SCW 7s

THE SCW 7s tournament will be held at the Suva Grammar School ground on May 3. First 16 teams to pay $150 entry fee by May 2 will be accommodated. Winner gets $1000. Contact 9369559 or 9728548.

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 david@yamacia.com.

RUGBY LEAGUE

Nausori Cowboys

PLAYERS interested in joining the Nausori Cowboys Rugby League team for this season are to attend training at Syria Park from Wednesday, April 30 and Thursday May 1 from 5pm and on Saturday from 9.30am. For more information contact Wise on 8600506 or Semi on 9996052 or Moape on 8699737 or Toduadua on 8026410.

TOUCH RUGBY

USP

THE University of the South Pacific Touch Rugby Association will be running a competition for schoolchildren between the ages of 10-16 during the April-May school break at USP. Contact Tevita on 9982198 or tevita.mau@waf.com.fj for more information.

TRIATHLON

2014 Series

THE fifth event of the 2014 Marco Polo Triathlon Series is on this Saturday at the Navy Base at Togalevu and our sponsors Marco Polo have prices ranging from bike accessories to Bikes and Flat screen TVs for all categories of the competition. With the mornings getting hotter much earlier the starts for the different events have been moved forward as detailed below:

Olympic Distance (18y&Over)-1.5kmSw/40kmBik/10kmRun-Registration: 6am. Race Start: 6.30am.

Sprint Distance (16y&Over)-750mSw/20kmBik/5kmRun-Registration: 6.30am. Race Start: 7am

Supersprint (13y & Over)-375mSw/10kmBik/2.5kmRun-Registration: 6.30am. Race Start 7am.

Contact John Fox on 9905414 for more details.

Our officials for the day are:

Race Controller: John Fox (assisted by Tevita Waqavakatoga); Registrations, Times and Medical: Atelaite Satakala (assisted by Dr Piukala); Water Course Setup: Navy (assisted by Tuigalala Tuivuya); Land Course Setup: Navy (assisted by Derik Rawlinson); Land Traffic Control: Navy (assisted by Kameli Waqanivalu).

Could all participants ensure that their bikes are sorted out by Friday (Purchases or Hire: Wah Sing- 9927152, servicing John-8651505) as it is not possible to do that on Saturday morning. All cyclists are encouraged to form (male or female) teams with others who are able to swim and or run if required.

Biking distances are 20k-sprint or 40k Olympic and you will need to advise Wah Sing on 9927152 (or John Fox on 9905414 by midday on the Friday before the race so that we can arrange your teams.

VOLLEYBALL

Navosa

A tournament will be held at Qereqere Hard Courts on Friday from 1pm and Saturday from 8am. Registration closes Thursday at 6pm. Registration fee is $30 per team. Winner gets $100 and runner-up gets $50. Also prizes for best player and best disciplined team. Interested clubs are to contact treasurer on 9288462 or Simione Lewesi on 8415277. All club managers are to attend the meeting on Wednesday at 5.30pm at Qereqere Courts. All clubs are to bring a plate.

Ovea

THE Ovea volleyball tournament will be held at the village grounds on May 3. First 20 teams to pay the registration fee of $50 will be accommodated.

Men's winner gets $400 and women's winner gets $200. Contact Peceli Tui on 8442945 or 8032646.

OTHERS

Nadroga/Navosa

THE Nadroga/Navosa Provincial Youth Tournament will be held at Lawaqa Park on May 8 and 9.


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