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SPORTS NOTEBOOK

Arin Kumar
Wednesday, May 14, 2014

BASKETBALL

Raiwaqa

THE Raiwaqa Basketball Association will have an under-19 tournament running until May 31. All interested teams are to contact Saula Koroi on 9097892 or Peniasi Kainamoli on 9991811.

FOOTBALL

Suva Women

THE Suva Women's Football Association will be organising the final round of the Try Out Game this Saturday at the USP ground from 9am-12noon. Interested players are to be at the ground by 9am and please bring along a towel, water bottle, boot or canvass shoes, shin pad and long socks. For more information contact Dilioni on 8647819 or Lavenia on 9226983 or Ana 9422405

GOLF

Seniors

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 golf@natadolabay.com

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 ngaf@connect.com.fj

HAPKIDO

YMCA

THE YMCA Hapkido School under the able leadership of 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 Lalakai on cell phone 8048243.

NETBALL

Lautoka

THE Lautoka Netball Association opening knockout will be held on May 17 at the Lautoka Multi-purpose Courts starting at 9am. Registration fee $200 per team for Open grade and $100 for 15 and under. Registrations close 12midday Friday, May 16. Registration forms are available with the secretary. For further details contact the secretary on 9217365 or kdrasuna@yahoo.com

Nasinu

THE following Fiji Gold Nasinu Netball Association weekly club competition will be held on Friday at the National Netball Centre:

5.30pm C1 Southern Police-Raiona (Premier), C2 Riki Falcon-Nawavatu (Senior A), C3 Covenant Sisters III-Lagio Red (Senior B), C4 Honey Beez-Wananavu Netters (Senior B); 6.15 C1 Grasshoppers I-Covenant Sisters I (Premier), C2 Covenant Sisters II-Southern Cross (Senior A), C3 Swifty Ty II-Vinco Netters (Senior B), C4 Westfield-United Stars (Senior A); 7pm C1 ACSOG-Tailevu (Premier), C2 Creed-Grasshoppers II (Senior A). Duty Officials: Naina Nagatalevu, Emily Naqali and Litia Rabitu. All Umpires and Bench Officials are requested to be at Netball Centre by 5pm.

Navosa

THE Tako Lavo netball tournament will be held at Vatureba Park on May 24 from 9am. Registration fee is $100 per team for the season. Winner gets $500 and runner up gets $200. Losing semi-finalists get $75 each. Teams are to assemble by 8.30am. Best Dressed Team and Best player will get a Tako Lavo Shield. We will also be selecting Navosa A, Navosa B, and two U21 teams for the National Championship. Kumar Shield Challenge will be held on the same day between Waikatakata and Parkers. Contact president Judy Kumar on 9949410 or Bola on 8697731. We will run together with Navosa Rugby League. Also, the following teams are to attend a meeting on May 22 at Vatumali at 5pm: Hurricanes, Korolaulau, Veilomani, Nasivikoso, Natuatuacoko, Wairoro, Namataku, Nasaunivalu, Korolevu, Saunokonoko, Waikatakata I, Waikatakata II, Greenman, Nahehevia, Bolabola, Henibua, Nasikawa. Other teams interested are welcome to attend and we need your support in rugby and netball.

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 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.

SCW 7s

THE SCW 7s tournament will be held at Suva Grammar School 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 for first 12 teams. Valid ID photo and certified birth certificate required. FSSRU ID will be accepted. Winner gets $500. Contact 9369559 or 9728548.

Wairiki 7s

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 be 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.

SNOOKER

South Seas

THE Downtown Restaurant-sponsored doubles tournament will be played at the South Seas Club in Lautoka on May 25. Entry fees: $10 and includes lunch. Contact: Ajesh Chand (sports chairman) 9382756

VOLLEYBALL

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.

Lautoka

LAUTOKA club games will resume next week Saturday May 17 at Nadovu Park. Knock-out fees $20 and court fees $10. Invitations open to new clubs wanting to join the association in the new season. Club tournament has been scheduled for May 30. Registration is $200 with prizemoney $1,000 for both men's and women's. The first 20 men's and 16 women's teams will be accommodated.

Marist

THE Marist Volleyball Tournament will be held on June 27-28 in Suva. Registration fee is $450 for men's and $300 for women's. Registration closes on June 14. Registrations can be deposited in Westpac account, under Fiji Marist Volleyball Club account-number: 9802751694. Contact & Club details must be clear on deposit narrations; Call 7165013 or 7012800 or 9753170 for details.

Security Forces

THE Security Forces Volleyball Association club games will be held this Saturday at the Immigration Department car-park courts from 10am. Also a gunu-sede fundraising for the Marist tournament will be held at the same venue from 11am. All welcome and there will also be challenge matches for men and women. The weekly draws for the competition will be done at the courts on Saturday.





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