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RASTA GOBSMACKED WITH STANDARD OF RUGBY IN FIJI.

SOUTH African Rugby Union international referee Rasta Rasivhenge is gobsmacked with the champagne rugby on display during the 4-day Mana Whey Fiji Coral Coast 7s at Lawaqa Park. “DJ Forbes and I are gobsmacked with the standard of rugby on display here and it has been an eye opener,” Rasta said. He added other countries need to look at Fiji ... Read More »

MANA WHEY FIJI CORAL COAST 7s 2018 KICKS OFF

THE Mana Whey Fiji Coral Coast 7s (MWFCC 7S) is sure to become an international event. The tournament which first kicked off in 2010 has come in leaps and bounds attracting some overseas teams with Hong Kong fielding in a Youth, Women’s and Men’s team this year. MWFCC 7s founding chairman Jay Whyte said what started out as a local ... Read More »

National Schools Swimming Team Off To Adelaide

THE 38-member national swim team bound for Adelaide, were reminded that hardwork brings profit. The National School Swimming Team consist of 10 to 18 year-olds from various schools around Fiji, went to Borron House yesterday to present their ‘i-tatau’ to His Excellency the President Jioji Konrote. Reverend James Bhagwan in his sermon told the team to swim for their country ... Read More »

FIJI RUGBY UNION SIGNS MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING WITH THE CHINA RUGBY FOOTBALL UNION

IN another historic achievement and for the first time ever, the Chairman of the Fiji Rugby Union Commander Francis Kean yesterday in the Guangzhou Province China, signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Chinese Rugby Football Association who were represented by the Secretary of the China Rugby Football Association Mr Jack Lam. Commander Kean after the signing ceremony acknowledged that ... Read More »

CORRECTIONS AND WARDENS CHALLENGE

THE Deputy Commissioner Corrections Jo Kulinidilo on Friday, 13 October, 2017, launched a new Shield that will be challenged annually by the Fiji Corrections Service and National Fire Authority rugby teams. This inaugural annual Rugby Challenge match is a prelude to the Fiji Corrections Day and is geared towards strengthening the working relationship between both organisations. This much awaited rugby ... Read More »

FIJI BATIS SEEK NATION’S BLESSING.

HIS Excellency the President of Fiji Major-General (Retired) Jioji Konusi Konrote thanked overseas based players representing the Fiji Bati rugby league team. “I wish to congratulate all of you and also thank you for choosing to play for Fiji,” Mr Konrote said. “I have been following the sport very closely and I know that many talented and in demand players ... Read More »

Age Group Players Off To Tri Nations

The term ‘Tri Nations’ in sport refers to a competition between three nations, and is a common term for rugby competitions. Today the Fiji under 16 and under 18 school’s rugby teams were farewelled before heading off to the Schools Rugby International Tri-Nations series in Australia. When sports teams head to international competitions overseas it is traditional for them to ... Read More »

Women’s Volleyball Team Leave For World Cup Qualifiers

For the second time this week a blessing ceremony has been held at Borron House to farewell a group of athletes. Yesterday the Fiji Women’s Volleyball team were given an official farewell by President George Konrote before their departure to the world cup qualifiers in Kazakhstan. History was made as it was the first time the volleyball team have sought ... Read More »

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