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Peni Botiki: Saru to Sydney

By Joel Morgan (Fiji NSW Cup Rugby League) Peni Botiki has come a long way from a small village in Lautoka. It’s there where he played for Saru Dragons, but now he laces on his rugby league boots for Ilawarra Cutters, the feeder club of famous NRL club St George-Illawarra Dragons in the NSW Cup competition, the next tier below ... Read More »

China’s best golfers join Fiji field

China’s best golfers Wu Ashun and Liang Wenchong are amongst those headed to Fiji to contest the Fiji International golf tournament. To be played from August 14-17 Wu and Liang add to the international flavour of the PGA Tour of Australasia and OneAsia tournament and will lead the Chinese charge at Natadola Bay. Needing little introduction in world golf, Liang ... Read More »

AOG stun Marist

There was somewhat of an upset at Albert Park this afternoon, when the team from Assemblies’ of God High School (AOG) defeated Marist Brothers High School to progress to the Under-18 boys’ final of the Suva Secondary Schools’ Competition. AOG won the toss and sent Marist into bat, who got off to a flying start thanks to opener and former ... Read More »

Vaivai wins first medal for Fiji at the Commonwealth Games

Weightlifter Apolonia Vaivai scooped Fiji’s first medal at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Scotland. Competing in the women’s 75kg category women’s weightlifting, the Levuka lass was successful in all three attempts in the snatch. Her first attempt was at 90kg, then in her second attempt this increased to 94kg and finally in her third lift of the snatch the weight ... Read More »

Team Fiji welcomed to Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games

Source: The Reporter’s Academy Team Fiji has now been spectacularly welcomed into the Athletes’ Village at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland. The National Youth Theatre put on a fantastic show, made up of 43 talented performers, who welcomed the visitors. Team Fiji’s Chef de Mission, Lyndall Fisher, says: “We had a great welcome, everybody is very hospitable. It ... Read More »

Australia’s Matthew Griffin is set to tee it up in the inaugural Fiji International from 14-17 August.

Announced just days after he won the AU$1 million KPGA Championship, Griffin will return to Natadola Bay Championship Golf Course, the place that helped launch his career. Griffin won the 2009 Fiji Open and will return to the challenging course with fond memories. “Being a previous winner gives me a big advantage heading into the tournament,” said Griffin. “I have ... Read More »

India’s no 1 golfer confirmed for Fiji International

By Wame Valentine India’s number one ranked golf player Anirban Lahiri has confirmed that he will compete in the inaugural Fiji International golf tournament set to take place at the Natadola Bay Championship Golf Course from 14-17 August. Lahiri, who has 11 professional titles to his name, case will be teeing up to Zimbabwean Nick Price as well as national ... Read More »

Golf icon headed for Fiji

By Wame Valentine Former world number one golfer Nick Price is headed to Fiji. CEO of PGA Australia Brian Thorburn confirmed that Zimbabwean World Golf Hall of Famer will be contesting the inaugural Fiji International next month at the Natadola Bay Championship Golf Course. “I am looking forward to competing in the Fiji International. I have heard a lot about ... Read More »

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