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Arin Kumar
Wednesday, August 20, 2014


Mr Suva

THE Mr Suva Classic Bodybuilding Championship would be held on August 23 at the YMCA Gym in Suva. Weigh-in is at 10am and the competition would start at 3pm. Entry fee for competitors is $10 and $5 for spectators. Contact John Lee on 7071692, Tumeli on 9302860 or Patrick on 9303644.


Nadroga Men's and Mixed

INVITATION to clubs to join the official opening on August 30 at Lawaqa Park at 10am. Registration is $100 that includes Open and Mixed Team. Selection for the National Championship will be held on the same day. Teams from Nadroga/Navosa are welcome to join NMMNA 2014 Season. Friendly games will be held this Friday at Nadroga Sangam School grounds at 4pm. Ravuka Sharks Duty Team. Contact Secretary Kumar 6502123.

Rewa Delta

THE Rewa Delta Uprising netball tournament will be held in Nausori on August 30. Registration fee is $70. Winner will get $300. First 16 teams will be accommodated. Contact Vakaloloma on 3561417 or Jese on 8783866.


TO all 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. Contact Tanya Vatubua on 9339531.


Ba Provincial Holdings 7s

THE Ba Provincial Holdings 7s tournament will be held at Nadovu Park in Lautoka on August 22 and 23. Registration fee is $150. Contact Samuela Saubale on 6669534.

CMF Labasa 7s

THE CMF Labasa Rugby 7s tournament will be held from October 16 to 18. Only 40 teams will be accommodated. Entry fee is $200 per team. Prizes: Winner: $5000. Runner-up: $2000. Semi-finalists: $600. Plate Winner: $600. Runner-up: $400. Bowl Winner: $400. Runner-up: $200. Best Player: $100. Furthest travelling team: $100. Closing Date: 30th September, 2014. For more information contact Mrs Nanise Lomaloma 9228353 or Mr Esava Takirua (Jacky) 9762919.

Colo West

THE squad training for the Colo West team will be held at the Navala ground in Ba daily. Red Team: (Koroboya) Abele, Damasi, Isaia, Sowani, Ranuku, Pena; (Tabelei) Josefa Sasoni, Vili; (Bukuya) Vuleka, Simione; (Navala) Kali, Romanu, Sikeli, Levi, Tukana, Vai, Iliavi; (Tabuquto) Sailosi, Jesoni; (Toge) Poliani. Blue Team: (Koroboya) Mateo, Vatu, Mosese, Vatere; (Tabelei) Darai, Pate, Vodo; (Bukuya) Peceli, Etuate, Drole, Kato; (Navala) Taitusi; (Tabuquto) Josefa, Kabu; (Toge) Lepani, Rasaku, Simione, Aporosa. Contact: Kaliova Nauva 8497490.

Farebrother Sullivan Trophy Challenge

THE following dates have been set for the 2014 HFC Farebrother Challenge:

30 August - Naitasiri

6 September - Northland

13 September - Suva

20 September - B Division Champion

27 September - Tailevu

4 October - Namosi

11 October - Vatukoula

18 October - Nadi

Lokia Youth 7s

THE Lokia Youth 7s tournament will be held at the Lokia ground on August 30. Entry fee is $85 and only 16 teams will be accommodated. The main prize is $500 and runner-up gets $200. Prize also for plate winner and runner-up. Ten teams will be accommodated for the netball competition. Entry fee is $35 and winner will get $110. Entry fee is due on August 25. Contact Ulaiasi Tuikoro on 9286976.

Masada 7s

THE Masada Rugby 7s will be held at the Wairiki Village ground in Bua on October 10 and 11.

Rugby - Men's' Adult Team: Registration Fee: $250; Cup Winner - $3000; Runner Up - $1000; Loosing Cup Semi Finalist - $500 each; Plate Winner - $400; Runner Up - $250; Loosing Semi Finalist - $150 each; Bowl Winner - $200; Runner Up - $150; Losing Semi Finalist - $100 each; Under 19 Grade: Registration Fees - $100; Winner - $500; Runner Up -$200; Losing Semi Finalist - $100 each. Also note that a netball tournament would be held at the Wairiki Village ground, Bua on the same dates. Registration fee is $80; winner gets $400; runner up gets $200; losing semi-finalist gets $100 each. A volleyball tournament would also be held on the same dates at the same venue. Registration fee is $80; winner gets $400; runner up gets $200; losing semi-finalists gets $100 each. Contact Marika Tuvasu on 8497744, Laisenia Vakau on 9344731 or Inoke Tuiwainunu on 9531250. Registration closes October 2 at 4pm.

Mount Saint Mary's 7s

THE Mount Saint Mary's 7s will be played at Prince Charles Park in Nadi from October 24-25. Registration fee is $450 per team and closes on September 22. Deposit to Saint Joseph The Worker Area BSP account number: 9918307. Narration: MT ST MARY. Contact: 926 6278, 7016043.

New Vision 7s

THE New Vision 7s would be held on August 30 at Thomson Park in Navua. First 24 teams to pay entry fees by August 26 would be accommodated. Winner gets $1000, runner up gets $500. Contact 9000279 or 9369559.

Ovalau 7s

THE Ovalau Rugby Union is organising a sevens tournament on September 19 and 20 at Levuka. Registration fee is $250. Total Prizemoney is $8000. First prize is $3000. Teams from outside Ovalau are invited to participate. The first 24 teams to pay their registration fees will be included. For further information please contact Seresio Druguta 8391389, Pio Raitoni 9071793 or Rt. Jope 9075567.

Rewa Delta 7s

THE Perfect Aluminum Rewa Delta Uprising 7s tournament will be held in Nausori on August 29 and 30. Winner will receive $1500, runner-up $700. Consolation prizes for losing semi-finalists, plate and bowl category. Only first 32 teams will be accommodated. Registration is $170 and closes on August 22. Also eight teams will be accommodated in the U20 competition. Entry fee is $100 and winner will get $600. Contact Apolosi Vakaloloma 9808465 or Kilive 8404847 or Maikali Vuloko 9025305.

Stallions Harvest 7s

THE tournament will be held at Prince Charles Park in Nadi from September 19 to 20. First prize is $7000. Entry fee is $700 and only first 48 teams will be accommodated. For more information contact Tevita on 9298562, Luke on 9952103, Semesa on 9499445, Peni on 9251747 or email

Saint Thomas 7s

THE Saint Thomas Aquinas 7s tournament will be held at the Montfort Boys Town school ground on August 29-30. The first 32 teams will be accommodated with a registration fee of $150. Cup winner takes $1500, runner-up takes $700, losing semi-finalists gets $500 each. Plate winner wins $300, runner-up $200, bowl winner pockets $150, runner-up takes $100. Registration closes on August 15. Contact Beni Rawakerei on 8461990.

Vatuwaqa 7s

The Vatuwaqa 7s tournament will be held on August 30 at St Marcellin Primary School grounds. Only 48 teams will be accommodated. Registration fee is $50. Winner $500, runner-up $250, Plate winner $200, Plate runner-up $150, Bowl $100. Contact Rusiate on 8300636 or Alifereti Temo on 8658421 for more information. Registration closes on August 25.


National Championships

THE Fulton Hogan Hiways National Squash Championships would be held from August 25 to 30 at the Northern Club, Planters Squash Club and Suva simultaneously and the finalists would play in Suva on August 30. Entries close on August 22 and entries can be paid at SportsWorld stores. A national training squad for the 2015 Pacific Games and the Commonwealth Youth Games would be selected from this competition. Squash apparel with new logo can be obtained from Bruce Southwick on 9993807. For more information call 9929287.


National team

THE following players are to attend the first national training session at 2pm on Saturday at the ground near Dan's Fish and Chips shop:

Robert, Samuela Rareba, Petu, Peni Taira, Onisimo, Jalesi, Suli, Keith, Clay, Charlie, Taito, Tevita Tute, Malvin, Ratu Peceli, Rusiate, Tevita Turogo, Luke Mataika, Vuso, Marika T (UK), Simi Naivati (Aust), Reserves: Trevor, Rex


THE Fiji Table Tennis Association would be hosting a series of events for the rest of this month:

25-27th August: National Junior Training Camp

Training Camp will be split into two groups. National Junior squad + selected players, coached by National Coach Mohamed Gharib.Beginners aged 7-14 for introduction and basic skills of Table Tennis, coached by 3 FTTA Development Officers - Harvi Yee, Alisi Naisau, Beth Farrell. Entry fee for 3 day training camp $25. Registration essential, email or or call 9965649. Further information can be found at Fiji Table Tennis Association on facebook.

28th August: Table Tennis Open Day

Excellent chance to come on down and try your hand at table tennis if new or returning to the sport. Demonstrations, I-Pong robot, fun games, training on offer. 9am-4pm: $2 per person for the whole day.

29th-31st August: Rising Star Series Round 2 + 2014 Fiji Schools Team Championships

Rising Star Series is an entry level tournament for school aged participants new to the sport - to gain a taste of a tournament without the pressure of competing against elite players. Fiji Schools Team Championships - Primary and Secondary division, each school can field two teams per event, separate event for boys and girls , the tournament is run on the World Junior Circuit Format consisting of 4 singles and a doubles match. $5 entry fee for Rising Star School Classic. $20 entry fee per team in Fiji schools team championships. Registration essential, email or or call 9965649. Further information can be found at Fiji Table Tennis Association on facebook.


Nadi International Airport

The 10th Nadi International Airport Stakeholders tournament will be held at the Prince Charles Park on September 6. The Tarakoro & registration will be on the evening of September 5. Categories: Men, Women, Mixed, Masters Men & Women (38yrs & over). Masters teams must submit proof of age by a copy of birth certificate, driver's licence or voter registration ID. Registration: $250 per team and can be deposited into our ANZ account: 9658813. Account name: Nadi International Airport Sports Committee. Account branch: Nadi Airport. Whilst making payments please put your team names as narration on deposit. Registration closes on August 22. Contact Lele Vereivalu 9356584, Joe 9906148, Mike 9996219, Otilly 93360031.

Naivilaca Youth

The Naivilaca Youth Volleyball tournament will be held at the Matanikoro 2 ground on September 26-27. Registration fee is $100 per team. Winner- $1000, runner-up $500. The first 20 teams to register will be given lunch food vouchers

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