Fiji Time: 2:30 AM on Wednesday 1 July

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / Sport

Ba targets major union

Maciu Malo
Wednesday, April 30, 2014

THE Ba rugby team is optimistic of a better finish in this year's provincial competition.

The side won the B-division competition last year but fell short of securing a spot in the major union after losing to Macuata in the promotion relegation.

Coach Gabirieli Naborisi is confident of an improved outing this year with the ultimate aim of playing against the top provincial teams next year.

He said he would retain some of his players from last year with the rest to be selected from the club games.

"We did well last year unfortunately we lost to Macuata in the promotion relegation," said Naborisi.

"Our aim this year is improve from where we left off last season.

"The boys have tasted the experience of playing against Macuata and they have learnt their lessons.

"Hopefully this year will be a good year for Ba rugby."

The former national rep said the side had some talent that could be groomed to become future star.

He said Ba had produced some skilful players over the years and was confident of nurturing more young players to become Fiji rugby household names.





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
JPY 59.956256.9562
GBP 0.30770.2997
EUR 0.43100.4190
CNY 3.03032.9303
NZD 0.71420.6812
AUD 0.63390.6089
USD 0.48690.4699

from

$0.00

Exchange Rate updated on 25th June 2015

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Education shocker
  2. The discovery of illegal weapons in Fiji
  3. Bainimarama challenges Flying Fijians ahead of Rugby World Cup
  4. Club sold for $14k
  5. 'Fiji Hindi humour'
  6. School leaders 'stuck with ethnicity', minister reveals
  7. Long summer
  8. Singing it the way she wants
  9. Bridge closed
  10. Growth projection

Top Stories this Week

  1. Ryder in jail Monday (29 Jun)
  2. Nude pictures warning Monday (29 Jun)
  3. $3m road scam: 3 jailed, Liwaiono gets suspended sentence Wednesday (24 Jun)
  4. Corruption claims Wednesday (24 Jun)
  5. Jail terms for trio Thursday (25 Jun)
  6. Toxic cassava Monday (29 Jun)
  7. Students robbed Wednesday (24 Jun)
  8. Insufficient funds Wednesday (24 Jun)
  9. Education shocker Tuesday (30 Jun)
  10. Botia sets his target to book a RWC spot Thursday (25 Jun)