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Rashneel Kumar
Wednesday, May 07, 2014



THE Raiwaqa Basketball Association will have an under-19 tournament from May 10 to 31 and all interested teams are to contact Saula Koroi on 9097892 or Peniasi Kainamoli on 9991811.


National League

THE Fiji Sun-Skipper Tuna National Football League Premier Division games will be held this weekend.

Sunday (Gatward Park, Tailevu) - 3pm Northland Tailevu-Nasinu; Theodore Park, Vatukoula

1pm Vatukoula Youth-Rakiraki Youth, 3 Vatukoula-Rakiraki; Ratu Cakobau Park, Nausori (Ground 2), 1pm Tailevu Naitasiri-Lami


THE Suva Women's Team is organising a Try Out Football Game at USP Ground this Saturday. Interested players are to be at the ground at 9am. Please bring along a towel, water bottle, boot or shoes, shin pad and a long socks. For further information contact Salome on 9946310 or Lavenia on 9226983 or Ana on 9422405



THE Fiji Golf Club Junior program is holding a two-day stroke tournament tomorrow and Friday for junior golfers at the Club. Registration — 9am. Tee Off — 10am. Fees $10 includes lunch and refreshments. Clinics with Veramu at 10am and 2-3pm today.


THE Srixon Cleveland Classic will be played at the Nadi Airport Golf Club from May 10-11 over 36 holes. Entries close on May 8. Entry fee is $60 and includes lunch on Sunday and cocktail during prizegiving. Contact: Amitesh Chandra 9923191.


THE DHL Global Forwarding Seniors Golf Day will be played at Natadola Bay Championship Golf Course on May 25 over 18 holes. The event will be played in two categories: 55 years and over and 54 years and under and is open to all. Entry fees: $95, includes barbecue lunch. Contact: Amitesh Chandra 9923191 or email

Fiji Open

THE 44th Fiji Open Championship will be played at Fiji Golf Club greens from May 29-June 1 over 72 holes. Entry for the event is open. Contact Amitesh Chandra 9923191 or email to


THE YMCA Hapkido School under the able leadership of Mr Jare Lalakai — 5th Degree Black Belt is inviting all interested individuals above the age of 15 years to the weekly class/training at the YMCA hall, Suva. Training is scheduled for Tuesdays and Thursdays only on a weekly basis from 6:30pm — 8pm. Interested individuals are requested to contact Mr Jare Lalakai on cell phone 8048243 for further enquiry/discussion.



THE Lautoka Netball Association opening knockout will be held on May 17 at the Lautoka Multi-purpose Courts starting at 9am. Registration fee $200/team for Open Grade and $100 for 15 and under. Registrations close 12 midday Friday, May 16. Registration forms are available with the secretary. For further details contact the secretary on 921 7365 or

Kai Colo

THE Kai Colo netball tournament will be held at Draiba Village grounds from 8am today and tomorrow. All teams are requested to assemble by 9am for official opening by president Judy Kumar. Registration is $50 for women and $20 for open men. Contact Bola on 8697731 or Judy on 9949410 or Siteri on 6502123. Mid Valley, Upper Valley and Colo-West teams are welcome to join Navosa Netball's 2014 Season. Best dressed team, best player, best disciplined team shields will be given out and winner and runner-up win cash. The Baravi Zone knockout will be held at Naboutini grounds on May 17th. All clubs are to bring a plate. The following umpires are to meet at True Blue Hotel tomorrow by 5pm: Solo (Tepola), Poleta (Lautoka), Judy Kumar, Meuni Nabola (Navosa), Domonico (Suva) and are to contact Judy on 9949410 for confirmation.

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.


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 prizemoney is $800. Contact FIRU organisers 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. Contact 9000279 or 9513657 for more information.

SCW 7s

TOURNAMENT will be held at Suva Grammar grounds on May 17. Entry fee is $150. Only 15 teams will be accommodated. Winner will get $1000. Also an under-19 tournament with fee of $100. Looking for first 12 teams. Valid ID photo and certified birth certificate required. FSSRU ID will be accepted. Winner gets $500. Contact 9367559 or 9728548.


THE Wairiki Logging Limited 7s tournament will be held on June 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.

Vanuakula 7s

THE Bula FM Vanuakula 7s tournament will be held on June 20 and 21. 32 teams will be accommodated. Entry fee is $300. Winner gets $3000 and runner-up gets $1500. Prizes will also be given out to plate and bowl winners. 12 teams will be accommodated in the U19 competition. Entry fee is $110 and main prize is $500. Prizes will also be given out to plate and bowl winners. 15 teams will accommodated for the netball competition. Entry fee is $100 and winner gets $700. Contact Leone Sorovakarua Turagakacivi on 7232069, or Marino Nawa on 9182122 or Timoci Turagakacivi on 7884319 or Lusiana Turagakacivi on 9507817.


Lautoka Crushers

THE Islands Electric Lautoka Crushers Rugby League club will be conducting a three-day coaching clinic for the under-6 to the under-12 grades beginning from 10am-3pm at the FNU grounds in Natabua on May 7. The program contents include introduction to rugby league — classroom, code of conduct — classroom, practical/basics — field, talk on self-development, mini game, presentation of awards/gifts. Registration is limited to only 30 children on a first come first serve basis and it's absolutely free. Please contact Mesake Navugona on 8405032 for information


South Seas

THE Downtown Restaurant-sponsored doubles tournament will be played at the South Seas Club in Lautoka on May 18. Entry fees: $10, includes lunch. Contact: Ajesh Chand (sports chairman) 9382756



THE University of the South Pacific Touch Rugby Association will be running a clinic and competition for schoolchildren between the ages of 10-16 this Friday at USP from 12noon. Contact Tevita on 9982198 or for more information.


Delai Kadavu (Kinoya)

THE NewWorld Delai Kadavu tournament will 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 on 9259744 or 7236801.

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