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SPORTS NOTEBOOK

Arin Kumar
Thursday, July 31, 2014

FOOTBALL

FUTSAL

Vodafone Fiji FA Futsal League - today- 6pm parade official opening for the first two games (if the first 4 teams do not turn up for parade on time, in full uniform and 8 players, will be fined $75). Kick-off time is 6.30pm. Trophies won by teams to be returned during parade, failure will result in $50 fine and team can't take part until trophies returned.

Friends United-Boca United, Police D Force-Wailevu Youth, Siberia Youth-Fire, Vision Motors-USP, Northern Bullet-Namara Youth, FSC Field-Tabia, Batnikama-Sangam, Total-Tabia V V Central

GOLF

Nadi

THE Smugglers Cove Resort-sponsored Nadi Classic Pro-Am will be played at the Nadi Airport Golf Club from August 9-10. Entry fees: $25. Contact: Munesh Prasad 9994358. The Jacks Nadi Open will be held from August 22-24. Entry fees: $60. Contact: Munesh Prasad 9994358.

NETBALL

Lautoka

THE Lautoka Netball Association club games continue this week at the Lautoka multi-purpose court: Today: 5.30pm C1 Fidelity Royal Army Wives-Red Backs, C2 Top Layers-Vuda Green.

NOTE: IDC Squad training today at 5.30pm at the Multipurpose Courts. All players whose names are in the squad list are required to attend this compulsory training session. Contact the Secretary for further details.

Nadroga Mens and Mixed

THE NMMNA round three friendly games will be held at Cuvu College hard courts on Friday 5pm-8pm. All clubs are invited. 5pm C1 Salad Bowl-Sunshine, C2 Davetalevu-Seniwi, 5.25pm C1 Tuva-Fijian C2 Nasaunivalu-Sigatoka; 5.45pm C1 Warwick-Baravi C2 Hari Juku-Caginitoba C2 SMHS-CC (U-19 Men); 6.10pm Keisau-SVHS (U-19 Men); 6.30pm C1 Cuvu-Hoppers, C2 Ravuka Sharks-Salad Bowl II

NOTE: There will be an open trial for Under 19 and Under 23 Men so we need all teams to be on time. Registration is $1 per person. Bus leaves Sigatoka Town End at 4pm with $2 return. Confirm your seats to Assistant Secretary S Makutu. Please pay your subs to Zack or Torika. Request all men in the province and come and support NMMNA 2014.

Suva

TO all the NewWorld Suva Netball players in the Open and U21 Squad for Nationals, please be at training during your sessions:

Open Grade: Mondays and Wednesday from 5.30-7.30pm in Court 3 at the National Netball Centre

U21: Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 5.30-7.30pm in Court 2 at the National Netball Centre.

NOTE: Full squad training will be on Saturday mornings at the Netball centre from 8am. For any queries please contact Tanya Vatubua on 9339531.

RUGBY

Bua Central College Bazaar 7s Rugby

THE Bua Central College Bazaar Rugby 7s tournament will be held at the Bua Central College ground on August 15-16. The first 24 teams will be accommodated with full payment of $200 registration fee. Cup Winner walks away with $2,000. Prizes also for loosing Cup finalist and other categories as well. Additionally, 8 teams will be accommodated for the U19 competition with $80 registration fee. Winner walks away with $400. Accepted forms of ID's for U-19 are Election ID cards, school ID cards with monogram and FSSRU ID's. No birth certificate and passport photo will be accepted. Registration closes on August 11. Contact tournament director Inoke Tuiwainunu on 9531250 for more information.

Grassroots 7s

THE Grassroots 7s tournament would be played tomorrow at Ratu Cakobau Park in Nausori on the main ground:

8am Redrock Branch - Nasinu Crusaders, 8.12 Yamacia - Baba Brothers, 8.24 Uluinakau Babas - Rainbowiz, 8.36 First Landing - Bulavou, 8.48Waimanu Green - Baydrifters, 9am Baba Brothers - Waimanu Gold, 9.12 Redrock Premium - Nadawa Young Boys, 9.24 Tabadamu - Wainuqa, 9.36 Redrock Branch - Waimanu Green, 9.48 Yamacia - FWCC Redrock, 10am Uluinakau Babas - Nadawa Young Boys, 10.12 First Landing - Wainuqa, 10.24 Nasinu Crusaders - Baydrifters, 10.36 Yamacia -Waimanu Gold, 10.48 Rainbowiz - Redrock Premium, 11am Tabadamu - First Landing, 11.12 Redrock Branch - Baydrifters, 11.24 Baba Brothers - FWCC Redrock, 11.36 Redrock Premium - Uluinakau Babas, 11.48 Tabadamu - Bulavou, 12noon Nasinu Crusaders - Waimanu Green, 12.12 FWCC Redrock - Waimanu Gold, 12.24 Nadawa Young Boys - Rainbowiz, 12.36 Wainuqa - Bulavou

NOTE: Teams are requested to be on time for their games.

Lomaiviti Womens

ALL interested ladies and girls of Lomaiviti or die-hard fans wanting to join the Lomaiviti Women's Rugby Club, training starts on Monday, August 4th at Albert Park ground 4 at 5.30pm. For more information contact Basha Savuro 9362595 or 3303525.

Victory 7s

THE Victory 7s tournament will be held at Ratu Cakobau Park on August 8 and 9. Winner gets $3000, runner-up gets $1200. Consolation prizes for losing semi-finalists, plate category and bowl category. First 32 teams to pay entry fees of $300 will be accommodated. Registrations close on July 31. Contact Vasu Vesikula on 9376801, Maleli Kolinivala on 9476202/7625552 or Marika Naioba on 9263558.

TOUCH RUGBY

Nadi

THE Nadi Touch Rugby will be organising a Business House competition which will begin on August 6. Any company interested in Touch Rugby Business House, please contact Trevor Cleary on 8390199 and or Vili Siqila on 9344744.

National Trials

THE following players are to attend trials on August 2 at Vaturara Grounds, USP:

Suva: Rusiate, Pate, Charlie, Samu, Semisi, Jalesi, Keith, Taito, Ben, Onisimo, Tia, Suli, Bill, Petu, Vuso, Rex, Apisai (Pisa), Peceli, Clayborn Ledua, Charles Cleary, Colin Goulding, Tevita K (Tute), Peni Taira (Ben), Malvin Simmons

Nadi: Ilimotama (Waqadra), Tevita Turogo, Asaeli (Waqadra), Luke Mataika, Trevor, Tuqio

VOLLEYBALL

Fiji Men's squad

ALL national men's indoor squad members are to meet at the beach court at Laucala Bay in Suva this Saturday at 8.30am for training and meeting afterwards with team management. For further information contact manager on 8618492 or coach on 9059099.





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