Fiji Time: 12:04 AM on Tuesday 22 August

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / Sport

Qoro still confident

Maciu Malo
Monday, June 23, 2014

LAUTOKA rugby coach Niko Qoro is optimistic his side will return to lift its standings in the Skipper Cup competition points table.

The side has been relegated to the bottom of the points table after another loss in the competition on Saturday.

Despite the loss, Qoro believe the side improved compared with their previous game.

The former national rep said the team's below par performance was affected by the transfer of some key players to other teams such as Northland and Namosi.

"I still have faith in the boys and I am confident we will return to winning ways later in the season," said Qoro.

"We were hit hard by the transfer of some of our key players to other provinces and we are still on the rebuilding phase.

"We have introduced some new and young boys and we are working hard to improve our combination."

Qoro said the financial constraint faced by the union had also affected the team's preparation.

"We are losing our good players because they have been offered jobs from other teams," he said.

"Most importantly we don't have the money to counter the offers made by other teams and also we don't have the money to fully prepare our boys.

"But we are working with the limited resources we have and I am confident the side will improve our points standings in the next few games," he added.








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
CAD 0.62960.6106
JPY 55.343852.3438
GBP 0.38780.3798
EUR 0.42560.4136
NZD 0.69110.6581
AUD 0.63480.6098
USD 0.50240.4854

from

$0.00

Exchange Rate updated on 21st, August, 2017

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Thank you Fiji
  2. Rabuka: Resonable
  3. Winds of change
  4. State has the advantage — NFP
  5. Assessors find father guilty of raping daughter
  6. The passion to win souls to God
  7. Sandalwood high value wood, says Lal
  8. 'State's performance highlighted by OAG'
  9. FLP: Governance issues make it difficult to accept poll
  10. Contractors claim lack of consultation

Top Stories this Week

  1. Fijian dies in crash after fleeing crime scene Tuesday (15 Aug)
  2. A farmer becomes King Sunday (20 Aug)
  3. Man 'run over' by car Tuesday (15 Aug)
  4. Hope in the darkest hour Thursday (17 Aug)
  5. Man stabs duo Wednesday (16 Aug)
  6. Mysterious calls after the murder Tuesday (15 Aug)
  7. Fatal Nadi accident Sunday (20 Aug)
  8. Retirement age, salary on agenda Wednesday (16 Aug)
  9. Surprise hailstorm Thursday (17 Aug)
  10. The RFMF Band Thursday (17 Aug)