Fiji Time: 10:51 PM on Monday 31 August

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / Sport

Fiji trio makes the cut

Rashneel Kumar
Wednesday, August 13, 2014

THREE Fijians have been named in the East-Asia Pacific (EAP) team that will play in the Rising Stars Quad Series to be held in Darwin, Australia next month.

Makutu Seru, Tukana Tavo and Viliame Mana will join players from Vanuatu, Papua New Guinea (PNG) and Japan in the EAP team.

EAP will compete against teams representing PNG, the Australian Indigenous XI and the Northern Territory Strikers in a series of matches to be held between September 14 and 19.

Cricket Fiji marketing and communication officer Laura Macintosh said the trio were looking forward to the experience.

"For Makutu, Tukana and Viliame all who are members of Fiji's senior men's national squad, this will be a unique experience for them to hone their skills on a turf wicket, ahead of the senior men's tour to India followed by the International Cricket Council's EAP Twenty20 World Cup and World Cricket League qualifiers later in 2014," said Macintosh in a statement.

"Aside from the three Fijians, there are five players from Vanuatu, five from PNG, and one Japanese player in the team, which will be coached by PNG's John Ovia."







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 0.62100.6020
JPY 57.730954.7309
GBP 0.30440.2964
EUR 0.42040.4084
NZD 0.73260.6996
AUD 0.65960.6346
USD 0.47190.4549

from

$0.00

Exchange Rate updated on 31st August 2015

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Leaders hit back at PM
  2. Fear of losing iTaukei language
  3. 43 on radar
  4. Task at hand
  5. Police hunt for con artists
  6. New ride at Sugar Festival
  7. Firewalkers end 10-day prayers
  8. Talks to divest government shares
  9. Festival rakes in dollars
  10. 756 victims of violence

Top Stories this Week

  1. Sayed-Khaiyum responds to Karavaki warning Thursday (27 Aug)
  2. Guns in town Thursday (27 Aug)
  3. Birth by the river Tuesday (25 Aug)
  4. PM's warning Sunday (30 Aug)
  5. PM turns down Ratu Naiqama request Thursday (27 Aug)
  6. John quits 7s job Tuesday (25 Aug)
  7. Military, police beef up manpower Tuesday (25 Aug)
  8. Soldiers patrol town prior to sedition case Wednesday (26 Aug)
  9. Draunidalo hits back Friday (28 Aug)
  10. Leaders hit back at PM Monday (31 Aug)