Fiji Time: 8:51 AM on Monday 26 June

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / News

Experienced team for AFL

PAULINI RATULAILAI
Monday, June 19, 2017

Update: 5:21PM THE countdown for the International cup 2017 has begun with the AFL naming their men and women's team representing Fiji at the International Cup in Melbourne, Australia in August.

Head coach Simon Highfield has high expectations for the group.

"We're very excited with the teams that we've selected among the boys we have a lot of experience with majority having already represented Fiji," Highfield said.

He said having season players like Jiuta Vateitei and Alipate Navuso around the team will be better in utilising their skills.

"I am more excited to see more of our young boys involved who are playing for the first time, guys like Nimilote Tuiloma and Leone Maiqereqere are going to be stars of the future.

"They are required to undertake quite a heavy load training session and we will be expecting commitments from the players and we have six weeks until the World Cup so we really want to work hard on our players so that they are fit and understand the game before August," he said.








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 0.64830.6293
JPY 55.152652.1526
GBP 0.38480.3768
EUR 0.43900.4270
NZD 0.68110.6481
AUD 0.65260.6276
USD 0.49180.4748

from

$0.00

Exchange Rate updated on 23rd, June, 2017

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Kolinisau's plan
  2. Skipper selection
  3. Flying finish!
  4. MP: Lack of quality graduates a worry
  5. Trading rugby boots for boxing gloves
  6. Fijians set for Tonga, Samoa
  7. MP assures public not to worry
  8. Former reps recognised
  9. Kwadjo in hospital, police looks for driver
  10. Kepa urges civil servants to voice their concerns

Top Stories this Week

  1. Radio host cleared of rape Tuesday (20 Jun)
  2. Pastor denies claims Thursday (22 Jun)
  3. 4 dead Thursday (22 Jun)
  4. Electricity bills worry customers Monday (19 Jun)
  5. No terror link Tuesday (20 Jun)
  6. Media boss in road accident inquiry Thursday (22 Jun)
  7. Under scrutiny Wednesday (21 Jun)
  8. Kolinisau's plan Sunday (25 Jun)
  9. Umarji walks free Friday (23 Jun)
  10. Villagers raise funds for store Monday (19 Jun)