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Fiji march to Gold Coast 7s Cup final

Fiji 7s fans provide lung power for their team at the Gold Coast tournament. Photo by IRB

By ANA VURU The Vodafone Fiji 7s side scored eight tries to eclipse England 48-7 in the Cup semifinal of the Gold Coast 7s tournament and book their spot in the final. They play Samoa, who beat South Africa 28-12 in the other semi-final. Fiji dominated the game after a shaky start, with captain Osea Kolinisau scoring a brace. Apisai ... Read More »

Fiji through to Gold Coast 7s Cup semis


By ANA VURU Fiji will play England in the Cup semifinals of the Gold Coast 7s tournament after beating Wales 31-10 in the quarterfinals. The Welsh were in contention in the first half after opening scoring and going to the breather trailing by four points after Isake Katonibau scored two converted tries and Luke Morgan replied to keep them in ... Read More »

Fiji meet Wales in Cup quarters

Vodafone Fiji 7s coach Ben Ryan.

By ANA VURU The Vodafone Fiji 7s side set up a Cup quarterfinal showdown with Wales on Sunday after ending day one of the Gold Coast 7s tournament with a 35-5 win over Australia. Apisalome Waqatabu was the final tryscorer for Fiji, becoming the top tryscorer on day one with five. Apisai Domolailai was first on the scoresheet after Fiji ... Read More »

Fiji thrash Portugal, qualify for Cup quarters

Fiji has qualified for the Cup quarterfinals at the Gold Coast 7s tournament.

By ANA VURU A six-try romp that led to a 38-0 win over Portugal ensured that the Vodafone Fiji 7s side marched into the Gold Coast 7s tournament Cup quarterfinals with a game in hand. Fiji’s quarterfinal opponents will be decided after the final pool game against hosts Australia. Whichever way the result goes, Fiji is sure to meet a ... Read More »

Kolinisau hat-trick steers Fiji to 40-7 win


By ANA VURU Osea Kolinisau scored a hat-trick as the Vodafone Fiji 7s side romped to a six-try 40-7 victory over Scotland in their opening game of the 2014 Gold Coast 7s tournament. Fiji started well, although Semi Kunatani knocked on right on the tryline in first minute after a patient build-up from their 22-metre area. Savenaca Rawaca then put ... Read More »

Rugby League legends help develop sport in Fiji

The InterContinental Resort and Spa Fiji is supporting the rugby league legends' tour to Fiji.

RugbyLeague legends Brad Fittler and Andrew Johns are in the country for their annual “Footy for Fiji” Tour, which is proudly supported by InterContinental Fiji Golf Resort & Spa. The four-day coaching clinic is hosted at the resort and will benefit nearby local schools and communities. The clinic, which ends this Friday, is the pair’s third consecutive goodwill visit to ... Read More »

Fiji, Indonesia bind sports ties

Youth & Sports

A team from the Ministry of Youth and Sports is in Indonesia as part of a programme to strengthen bilateral ties between the two countries. It is the result of a Memorandum of Understanding between the countries signed when outgoing President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono came to Fiji on a State visit and was chief guest at the Pacific Island Development ... Read More »

Dragons sign Fijian flyer Nabuli from Panthers

Etonia Nabuli has been signed up  by the St George Illawarra Dragons in the NRL.

A Fijian flyer discovered by rugby league greats Andrew Johns and Brad Fittler carrying bags in a hotel on the Coral Coast has knocked back a Super Rugby deal to keep his NRL dream alive at St George Illawarra. Eto Nabuli risked everything two years ago after a chance meeting with the NRL greats, to come to Australia and link ... Read More »