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Vodafone Fiji 7’s Team to Hong Kong and Tokyo 7’s Tournaments

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Vodafone Fiji 7’s Team to Hong Kong and Tokyo 7’s Tournaments was announced today at the Uprising Beach Resort. Head Coach Ben Ryan selected the following players 1. Amenoni Nasilasila 2. Apisai Domolailai 3. Isake Katonibau 4. Jasa Veremalua 5. Jerry Tuwai 6. Josaia Wini 7. Osea Kolinisau 8. Pio Tuwai 9. Samisoni Viriviri 10. Savenaca Rawaca 11. Semi Kunatani ... Read More »

Fiji U19 cricket side create history

The Fiji Under-19 cricket team is off to the world cup in Bangladesh next year after wins over PNG, Vanuatu and Samoa in round robin play.

The Fiji Under-19 cricket side competing at the ICC EAP Trophy in New Zealand has created history by being the first Fijian side to qualify for a cricket world cup after beating Samoa by nine wickets this morning. The Fiji cricket side qualified for the 2016 Under-19 World Cup to be played in Bangladesh. Fiji bowled out Samoa for 92 ... Read More »

Injuries keep Fiji 7s star Semi Kunatani out of Marist Sevens

Semi Kunatani has been in devastating form for Fiji at the HSBC Sevens World Series, but will be out of the Marist 7s because of injuries.

Niggling injuries will keep Yamacia Rugby and Fijian 7s star Semi Kunatani out of next week’s Fiji Bitter Marist 7s. Kunatani, who was outstanding in Las Vegas and Wellington in the last two legs, has been rested by Vodafone Fiji 7s coach Ben Ryan and Yamacia coach David Dakuitoga. Dakuitoga said the Yamacia club would support Ryan’s decision in allowing ... Read More »

Ex-Flying Fijians captain signs up with Harlequins

Former Flying Fijians skipper Netani Talei has signed up for Harlequins until the end of the season.

Harlequins have signed Fiji back-row Netani Talei until the end of the season. Quins coach Conor O’Shea has seen his back-row resources hit by the departure of Nick Easter and Chris Robshaw to England duty, and Talei, who has won 28 international caps and captained Fiji, will give him an extra option. Talei, 31, can play at No 8 or ... Read More »

Fiji cricket one win away from World Cup

Fiji celebrate capturing a Vanuatu wicket at Blenheim, New Zealand.

Fiji is one win away from the Under 19 Cricket World Cup after beating Vanuatu in yesterday’s top of the table clash at the East Asia Pacific Trophy in Blenheim, New Zealand. After being sent into bat, Vanuatu slumped from 47 for 1 to be all out for just 96 runs in the 24th over, with Josaia Baleicikoibia and Tadulala ... Read More »

Historic win for Cricket Fiji on road to the World Cup

The Fiji U19 team in training ahead of their game against PNG.

Fiji stunned the region with a five-wicket win over pre-tournament favourites PNG on the first day of competition at the 2015 Pepsi ICC East Asia-Pacific Under 19 Trophy. The win puts Fiji in the box seat to qualify for the ICC Under 19 Cricket World Cup. Amazingly this will be the first time PNG lost in the U19’s format in ... Read More »

Superstar Jarryd Hayne to announce Detroit Lions NFL deal this week

Jarryd Hayne in action for his former rugby league club, the Parramatta Eels.

Former Fiji Bati and Kangaroos rep Jarryd Hayne will formally announce he has secured a deal with the Detroit Lions at a press conference in Sydney this week. Hayne’s NFL future has been the subject of intense speculation for months, but it can now be revealed that the former Parramatta Eels star will this week sign off on a futures ... Read More »

Fiji Sports Awards strikes three-year deal with Fiji Television

From left, Fiji Television Limited acting chief executive Geoffrey Smith with Fiji Association of Sport and National Olympic Committee chief executive Lorraine Mar after the signing of the three-year deal in Suva.

The Fiji Sports Awards Committee has signed a three-year deal with Fiji Television Limited, which will result in the ceremony aired live across the region. The partnership offers up to $F73,000 in production costs in the first year and official media partner Fiji TV will promote the event, which this year takes place at the Vodafone Arena in Suva on ... Read More »