Sports Notebook

FOOTBALL

National Football League

THE Fiji Sun – Skipper Tuna National Football League 2014 Round 14:

Thursday – Prince Charles Park, Nadi – 7pm Nadi-Lautoka; Saturday Fiji FA Headquarters, Vatuwaqa

3pm Rewa Youth-Suva Youth; Govind Park, Ba 3pm Ba-Suva; Churchill Park, Lautoka 3pm Lautoka-Navua; Ratu Cakobau Park, Nausori – 3pm Rewa -Nadroga; Sunday – Prince Charles Park, Nadi 1pm Nadi Youth-Lautoka Youth

Futsal

THE Vodafone Fiji FA FUTSAL league will continue this Thursday from 6pm in Labasa.

JIL Namara Youth-Siberia Youth, Total-Vision Motors, Northern Bullet-Sangam, FSC Field-Wailevu Youth, Siberia Youth-Boca United, JIL Namara Youth-Batinikama, USP-Tabia, Friends United-Sangam, Boca United-Northern Bullet

GOLF

Ba

THE RC Manubhai-sponsored Ba Open Championship will be played at the Ba Golf Club from September 27-28. Entry fees: $50 (amateur), $80 (professional) includes T-shirt and lunch on both days. Contact Pradeep Chandra on 9917519, Vishwa Nadan on 9295385 or Rajesh Prasad on 9995445.

Charity Golf

THE Fiji Ship Owners and Agents Association Charity Golf tournament in aid of Colonial War Memorial Hospital’s Fiji Children’s Overseas Treatment Trust Fund will be held on Friday, September 19 at the Fiji Golf Club. Registration for the stableford event is $20 per person.

NETBALL

Magic Land

THE Magic Land Nadi Netball team will be conducting three training sessions a week – Monday, Wednesday and Fridays – training at the Prince Charles ground from 4.30pm to 6pm. All reps are requested to be present on time.

Naboutini

THE Credit Saver Naboutini netball tournament will be held at Naboutini in Serua on October 18. Entry is $100. Winner will get $700 and runner-up $200 and losing semi-finalists $100 each. Mixed team entry is $50 and prizemoney is $200 while $100 for runner-up. Closing date for registration is October 9. For more information contact 9534518, 7396494 or 8026732.

Nadroga Men’s and Mixed

THE knockout has been postponed to October 4 at 10am at Lawaqa Park, Sigatoka. Invitation to all Coral Coast hotels, business houses and villages to join the Nadroga Men’s and Mixed Netball Association 2014 season. Registration fee is $100 per team (Open/Mixed). Winner walks away with cash and also runner-up will get cash. Teams are to assemble by 10am and Gabriele Qoro will be our chief guest. Umpires Kalesi (Lautoka), Poasa, Keresi (Nadi), Bola, Torika, Litia Vatureba (Navosa). Teams are to be in proper sports uniforms and gear. Registration closes on Wednesday, October 1 and special manager’s meeting will be held at the True Blue Hotel at 3pm. Fees to be paid on time. Contact president Sepesa Lewaniqila on 9775063 or vice- president Jella Botei on 8648981 or Secretary Judy Kumar on 9949410.

Uluisevani

The tournament will be held at Rakiraki, Ra from October 10 to 11. Admission is $30 and only 18 teams will be accommodated. Winner gets $150 while runner-up $75. For more information contact Lusiana Bicilo 9537838 or Merelita Canaweka 9306330.

Salad Bowl

TRAINING daily at Lawaqa ground 2 at 4.30pm. Players are reminded to attend final trials to select one Open and two mixed teams for the opening of Nadroga Men’s and Mixed Netball season. Salad Bowl under-23 players trials on Tuesday and Wednesday from 4pm. Players are reminded to come with the warm up T-shirt for Salad Bowl $5. Open women are to train daily for Veivatuloa 7s and Mokani 7s. Contact secretary Alisi Fipe on 6502123 or Tavutu treasurer on 6501530 True Blue Hotel.

Veivatuloa

THE Fiji Bitter Veivatuloa Parish Netball tournament will be held at Thomson Park on October 10-11. Registration of $70 for the first 12 teams. Contact Eneriko Cakaunivalu on 9189986 for more information.

RUGBY

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: September 30, 2014. For more information contact Nanise Lomaloma 9228353 or Esava Takirua (Jacky) 9762919.

Coastal Great 8 7s

THE Coastal Great 8 7s is a qualifying tournament for the 2014 Bayleys Fiji Coral Coast Sevens. All team managers interested in registering their teams to play in the 2014 Coastal Great Eight are requested to register as soon as possible via e-mail sevenspassion@gmail.com or by calling 929 7337. Entry Fee is $500 per team and this is the only way you can win your way into the 2014 Bayleys Fiji Coral Coast Sevens.

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 will be held at the Wairiki Village Ground, Bua on the same date. Registration fee is $80; winner gets $400; runner- up gets $200; losing semi-finalist gets $100 each. A volleyball tournament will also be held on the same date at the same venue. Registration fee is $80; winner gets $400; runner-up gets $200; losing semi-finalists gets $100 each. For more information, contact Marika Tuvasu on 8497744, Laisenia Vakau on 9344731 or Inoke Tuiwainunu on 9531250. Registration closes October 2 at 4pm.

Mt St Mary’s 7s

THE Mt St 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 St Joseph The Worker Area BSP account number: 9918307. Narration: Mt St Mary. Contact: 926 6278, 7016043.

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 Aluminium Rewa Delta Uprising 7s tournament will be held at the Ratu Cakobau Park in Nausori on September 27. 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 September 22. Also eight teams will be accommodated in the U20 competition. Entry fee is $100 and winner will get $600. Contact Apolosi Vakaloloma 9651831, Jese 8783866, Sunia 9595593 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 stallion7s@gmail.com

Uluisevani

The tournament will be held on October 10 and 11 at Rakiraki, Ra. Admission is $100 and only 40 teams will be accommodated. Cup winner will get $1000, runner-up $500. Plate winner will get $250, runner-up $100 while bowl winner will get $100 and runner-up $50. For more information contact Alifereti Temo Jr on 8658421.

Veivatuloa Parish 7s

THE Fiji Bitter Veivatuloa Parish 7s will be held at Thomson Park on October 10-11. First 32 teams will be accommodated. Registration fee of $200. Prizemoney of $2000 for the winner. Contact Eneriko Cakaunivalu on 9189986.

VOLLEYBALL

Raiwaqa

THE Raiwaqa Volleyball Association season opener will be held on September 27 at Ed’s Court with $1000 prizemoney for men and $700 for women. Registration fee is $50 per team. Only first 24 teams for men and first 16 teams for women will be accommodated. Contact 3541448 for more information. Open invitation goes out to those clubs wishing to join the association for the new season.

OTHERS

Women in Sports

FASANOC Women in Sports Commission will be holding another Workshop on “Conflict Management & Collaborative Problem-Solving” in Suva at the FASANOC Boardroom on Saturday, September 20 from 8am – 5.00pm.

The Workshop is open to both men and women from various sporting fields — administrators, athletes, managers, coaches, PE teachers, women and men in government (sports-related), women and youth sports groups, and other interested women and girls who wish to join a sport. Women and girls are especially encouraged to attend. For registration and more information please contact Ana at Telephone 3303525, FASANOC or e-mail fasanoc@fasanoc.org.fj or fax – 3301647.

Nadi

The 2014/2015 season knockout will be held at the AFL hardcourts,Namaka on 27th September at 9am. Business house teams and interested clubs are invited to be part of the season. For more information contact: Isikeli Banuve-9095371, Anasa Qio-8618492, Charlie Samisoni-7024510, Mikaele Bogi-9476422 or Taitusi Naiduki-9957123 Dan Vakadranu-9927923

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