Fiji Time: 5:36 AM on Friday 1 July

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / Sport

Dates set for Farebrother Challenge

Rashneel Kumar
Wednesday, August 27, 2014

THE HFC Bank Farebrother Challenge 2014 was launched last night in Suva.

During a function at the Holiday Inn, HFC Bank chaiman Tom Ricketts officially launched the competition which will run for seven weeks starting on August 30.

Farebrother Trophy holders Nadroga will defend the prestigious title against Naitasiri in the first challenge on August 30 at Lawaqa Park. Northland will be the next challenger followed by Suva, the B-division winner, Tailevu, Namosi, Vatukoula and Nadi.

Nadroga Rugby Union president Tiko Matawalu earlier told this newspaper the order was decided by the players and the union members.

"We want to keep the momentum going throughout the challenge," Matawalu said.

"This was a collective decision, right from the players to the executives of the union who were involved in making this order.

"We are trying to go away with the normal routine where the weaker teams are put first followed by stronger teams. We are treating all teams equally because we know there are no weak teams in this competition."

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








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 0.63220.6132
JPY 50.597447.5974
GBP 0.36260.3546
EUR 0.43850.4265
NZD 0.69540.6624
AUD 0.66050.6355
USD 0.48740.4704

from

$0.00

Exchange Rate updated on 29th June 2016

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Prayer for a spouse
  2. Ready, waiting
  3. Family mourns loss
  4. FNPF members to receive $239m
  5. Big day for Nadro players
  6. Rabuka pays gratitude to SODELPA members
  7. Police to use database system to track vehicles
  8. Chand: Impact of illegal wildlife trading enormous
  9. Sandalwood nursery
  10. Lack of public convenience

Top Stories this Week

  1. Hayne works on 'God's call' Friday (24 Jun)
  2. Early morning catch wows crowd at Labasa fish market Tuesday (28 Jun)
  3. Police confirm discovery at Natadola beach Friday (24 Jun)
  4. Prayer for a spouse Thursday (30 Jun)
  5. Resignation threat Saturday (25 Jun)
  6. Home on a mission Wednesday (29 Jun)
  7. Body parts Tuesday (28 Jun)
  8. Monster fish halts traffic Wednesday (29 Jun)
  9. Rabuka in Saturday (25 Jun)
  10. INTERPOL assists with Natadola gruesome discovery, missing couple Monday (27 Jun)