Sports Notebook

ATHLETICS

THE Shop N Save Athletics Fiji pre-Easter twilight meet will be held today at the ANZ Stadium in Suva. Program: 6pm – 1500m U18, open women/men High jump U16, U18, open women/men Triple tump shot put U18, open women/men 6.15pm – 100m U14, U16, U18, open women/men 6.30pm – 50m 6.45pm – 800m 7.00pm – 75m U10, U12 girls/boys 7.15pm – 400m U14, U16, U18, open women/men 8pm – End of competition

GOLF

Denarau

THE New Age Lighting and Refrigeration-sponsored four-person Ambrose will be played at the Denarau Golf and Racquet Club course in Nadi from April 8. Field is limited to 24 teams only, accepted on first come first serve basis. Entry fee: $400 per team (non-members), $200 (members), includes shared cart and lunch. Prizes for 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th placed teams. Contact: Amitesh Chandra 7702084.

Fiji Open

THE Cardos Steakhouse Fiji Open Championship will be played at the Denarau Golf and Racquet Club course in Nadi from June 8-10. Preference will be given to professionals, overseas amateurs and A Grade entries with a maximum of 12 handicap for men. Entry fee: $300 (locals), $360 (overseas). Contact: Munesh Prasad 8352849, 7352849; Amitesh Chandra 7702084.

NETBALL

New Born Rugby Club Invitation netball

The New Born Rugby Club Invitation netball tournament will be held at the Muaira District School ground on April 26-27. The tournament will accommodate only 24 teams with the registration fee of $200. The winner will get $1000 and the runner-up will settle for $400. The losing semi-finalists gets $200. The best player of the tournament will get $30. The registration closes on April 20. For more information contact: Kitione Tabaivalu on 7162051/7698349 or Adrea Vasuitoga on 7234216

RUGBY

Zion Brothers 7s

Inviting the first 24 premier men’s team to register and pay registration fees of $500/per team. The tournament will be played from Wednesday, Thursday April, 4-5 at Lawaqa Park, Sigatoka.

Prizemoney men’s premier grade: Total prizemoney of $10,000 : Cup winner $5000 and cup runner-up $2000 and also cash prizes for cup semi-finalists, plate, bowl and shield categories.

Also included in the tournament is the under-20 competition with a registration fee of $150/per team, where we will see the eight U20 teams compete for the prizemoney of $1000 for the cup winner and cup runner-up of $500. The following valid ID cards we will accept namely: travel passports, voter ID, driving licence, USP ID, FNU ID. To Register, please contact tournament organiser – Malakai Yamaivava 9386928 or email malakai.yamaivava@yahoo.com

Serua 7s

The Serua Methodist Circuit will host a 7s tournament on April 26-27 at the Ratu Latianara School grounds. Prizemoney: $3000. Registration fee: $300 For more information contact Jone Mataiciwa on 8427666 or Dunn on 8028040. Registration closes on April 21, 2018.

Tiliva 7s

The Tiliva 7s tournament will be held from April 26-27 at the Tiliva District School grounds. The first 10 teams’ accommodation will be provided. Entry fee is $500 with $12,600 as total prizemoney. For more information contact Epeli Vakatawa on 9990267.

Namosi The Namosi Rugby Union club games will be held on Saturday at Thomson Park in Navua. Fixture: 10.00am Mau vs Nabukavesi 11.30am Nakavu vs Wainadoi 1pm Veivatuloa vs GNB Brothers 2.30pm Wardens vs Fire 3.50pm under-20 trials Bye: Bay of Islands and Uprising. Women’s rugby; Wardens vs Deuba. Please note the following players have been selected to represent the Namosi women’s team for the Skipper Cup: Miliana Loco-Deuba, Losalini Nukuciri-Wardens, Merewalesi Talacake-Deuba, Wainikiti Vosadrau-Wardens, Amelia Vatutawa-Deuba, Serai B-Wardens, Elina Vakasoko-Deuba, Mere Vunidiabola-Wardens, Anaisi Marama-Deuba, Margie Tuinidau-Wardens, Irene Vuidravuwalu-Deuba, Aliti L-Wardens, Meredani Batikuka-Deuba, Maria Rosa-Wardens, Bailuma T-Deuba, Alisi T-Wardens, Tavenisi Raceva-Deuba, Litia Naiqato-Wardens, Ima Vuidravuwalu-Deuba, Talei Laqai-Wardens, Selina T.-Deuba, Vasiti Solikoviti-Wardens, Amelia.R-Deuba, Maria.W-Deuba, Ledua.K-Deuba, Lusiana.T-Deuba, Laisani N-Wardens, Alumeci Tuinabua-Wardens, Litia Marama-Wardens, Sisilia Tinai-Wardens Coach: Gabby Ramabuke Navosa The following players for the 2018 Navosa squad are requested to report for training at Naviti Grounds. Players are requested to bring their training and camping gear. Contact – Eroni Tuinuku on 8980195. Forwards Props: Suli Degei, Semesa Ului, Jone (Conua Legion), Tevita Dikedike, Vilitati Gonewai, Josua Kilioni Hookers: Joave Saqaboto, Lorima Tabaiwalu, Sela Qaqa Locks: Joji Nareki, Manasa Dokonivalu, Sakiusa Qereqreretabua, Elia Leawere, Manoa Kurinacibi Looseman: Savenaca Ravato,Jonetani Yalayala, Limanivai Driu,Tevita Bulai, Poniani Dabobo, Josese Yaya, Timoci Tomeru, Peni Tiko, Jolame Nahuha. Backs Halfback: Jone Hatobe, Sireli Tani, Sakaraia Nareki Flyhalfs: Nemani Muritovo, Kalaveti Cavukaya Centres: Naca Nagatalevu, Mesake Seavula, Maleli Rokoqica, Ropate Labalaba, Jone Qorovarua, Samisoni Walai, Nacanieli Tavaga Wing: Kiniviliame Nauvasi, Semi Kurisaravi

Serua squad

The following players have been named in the Island Chill Serua squad to prepare for its Vodafone Vanua Cup matches. Players are to contact team manager Sairusi Kunadei.

Police — Adre Namalo, Tevita Rabuli, Joeli, Simione Mekemeke, Mitieli Lotawa, Petero (Lobau), Selesitino (Nakavu), Ifereimi, Rusi, Bolatolu; Duavata — Kasimiro Vua, Lasaro, Apisai, Lui; Vunibau — Jerry Babale, Emosi Bati, Fifita, Etuate Ratubuli, Navi Dela,Sakiusa, Jale Dokonivalu; Deuba — Pita Dokonivalu, Samu, Baker, Esava, Aporosa Gavidi, Epeli Labalaba, Avito Manoa, Maia, Sevanaia, Toroca, Anasa Vuidravuwalu; Waidradra — Oke, Peceli Vikitoga, Demesi Sitei, Rusiate, Ratu Aca, Samu; Lepanoni — Arana, Jolame, Seru, Jo Colaudolu, Epi; Makosoi — Peni; St John Lomary — Iosefo Kaliova, Gabiriele, Apisai Tawalo, Meli, Aborosio, Kaie, Raymond Rounds, Vilimoni Naturaga, Manu Saisai; Nakorovou — Laisiasa Coqe, Raitube Vasu, Peni Narawa, Rea, Apisalome; Culanuku — Pio Makutu, Mika Leawere, Veremo; Mau — Lario, Ilimotama, Napolioni, Vetaia, Joeli

New Born Rugby Club Invitation 7s

Venue: Muaira District School ground

Date: April 26-27

The tournament will accommodate 24 men’s team which pays their registration fee of $400. The winner will take home $4000 while the runner-up will settle for $1000 and one set of jersey. The losing semifinalists will get $400. The plate winner will get $800 and the runner-up will get $400. Bowl winner- $300 and the bowl runner-up will get $150. The best player of the tournament will get $60.

VOLLEYBALL

Easter Volleyball Championship The Easter Volleyball Championship will be held during the Easter weekend and details are as follows: Date: March 30- 31 Venue: National Netball Centre, Suva Registration Fees: $150 All fees are to be deposited into the FVF account before close of business on March 26. Only teams that have deposited their fees before the deadline will participate in the competition. Payment at the court/gate on competition day will not be accommodated. Technical meeting: Team managers meeting will be held today at 5:30pm. Should you need clarification on the competition please email FVF GS on fijivolleyball17@gmail.com or contact her on mobile no. 9186083

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