Fiji Time: 11:15 PM on Wednesday 26 October

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / Sport

Civoniceva helps Knights win Nadroga 9s title

Maciu Malo
Saturday, August 30, 2014

OUTRIGGER Knights gave credit to rugby league legend Petero Civoniceva for helping the side win its first major title this season.

The Knights defeated Coastal Stallions to win the Nadroga Zone 9s tournament held at Lawaqa Park in Sigatoka.

Civoniceva recently stayed at Outrigger on the Lagoon Resort for a family holiday and was generous enough to give his time to assist the Outrigger Knights team with their training.

The team benefitted from a personalised training session with the rugby league great who has represented Queensland, Australia and Fiji on the world stage.

Resort general manager Peter Hopgood said it was wonderful of Petero to take time-out from his much needed holiday to assist the boys with their training.

"It is well known that some of the best Fijian rugby league players in the NRL competition in Australia come from the Coral Coast," he said.

"Therefore it is only fitting that we support our local competition plus develop our own team.

"Hopefully one day another great rugby league legend such as Petero Civoniceva will emerge from our local competition.

"And we thank Petero for his kind assistance in sharing his skills and knowledge to help our team win the tournament," he added.

Meanwhile, Nadroga Zone champion Raiwaqa Knights will face Lautoka champion Islands Electric Lautoka Crushers in the do or die FNRL national premier quarter-finals at Lawaqa Park.

In the other quarter-final game, Navosa champion Tuwalu Tigers will battle against Davuilevu Knights.

Fiji Times Front Page Thumbnail

Kaila Front Page ThumbnailFiji Times & Kaila Frontpage PDF Downloads

Use the free Acrobat Reader to view.

Code Inward TTs Outward TTs
CAD 0.65600.6370
JPY 51.887148.8871
GBP 0.40140.3934
EUR 0.45090.4389
NZD 0.69290.6599
AUD 0.64640.6214
USD 0.49330.4763



Exchange Rate updated on 26th October, 2016

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. True to an early love
  2. Qiliho attends trial
  3. Prepare for the worst, says Kumar
  4. NFP calls for public holiday
  5. Ro Teimumu frets over leadership
  6. Fiji 7s coach
  7. 918 move out
  8. Villagers cry foul
  9. Winning 7s manual
  10. Cane payout topped up

Top Stories this Week

  1. 'I heard Soko screaming in pain' Friday (21 Oct)
  2. A daughter's sacrifice Thursday (20 Oct)
  3. 'I never knew Soko' Thursday (20 Oct)
  4. Death probe Sunday (23 Oct)
  5. True to an early love Wednesday (26 Oct)
  6. Qiliho attends trial Wednesday (26 Oct)
  7. Fiji pearls make history Monday (24 Oct)
  8. Benedito takes over Thursday (20 Oct)
  9. Love conquers all Sunday (23 Oct)
  10. Fijian 7s surprise Tuesday (25 Oct)