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Justine Mannan suva Fiji Rugby Union’s (FRU) new chief executive officer, Radrodro Tabualevu plans to focus on the development of rugby and instil a winning culture. The Somosomo, Taveuni native officially took over from acting CEO Dr Berlin Kafoa yesterday. With the upcoming 2015 Rugby World Cup held in England, Tabualevu said he wanted to [...]

Tabakaucoro disqualified after a false start

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ANASILINI RATUVA suva Heartbreak for Banuve Tabakaucoro in the men’s 200m semifinal after he was disqualified after a false start yesterday. Tabakaucoro competed well in the heats coming second behind Rondel Sorrillo of Trinidad and Tobago clocking 21.04secs. In other Team Fiji results yesterday, the women triples team in lawn bowls lost to Australia in [...]

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By Justin Marshall Justin Marshall played 81 test matches for the All Blacks, including four as captain. The halfback made his debut in 1995 against France and ended his career 10 years later with a series sweep over the British and Irish Lions. He won five Super Rugby titles with the Crusaders, playing 105 games [...]

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Saints win U19 clash

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PENI DRAUNA Labasa All Saints Secondary School showed superb rugby skills as they defeated Navosa Central College in Labasa during the Fiji Secondary Schools Rugby Tier 2 semifinal yesterday. All Saints won the Under-19 clash 9–6. The Alipate Ravulo- coached side controlled play resulting in Navosa committing many mistakes. Both teams were locked 3-3 at [...]

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Semifinal showdown today

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Semifinal  showdown today

Justine Mannan Suva The 2014 Coke Zero Deans Under-18 semifinals should be an exciting encounter at the ANZ Stadium today. Queen Victoria School will take on Lelean Memorial School at 2.30pm while NewNet Ratu Kadavulevu School will take on defending champions Ratu Navula College at 3.50pm. Fiji Secondary Schools Rugby secretary Elemaca Ravulo said that [...]

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Setback for Navua

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Justine Mannan Suva Ahead of their Fiji Sun/Skipper Tuna National Football League game against Rewa, Navua have been facing the problem of players hardly attending training. Coach Mohmmed Shafeel said this has affected their performance during the league. “At the moment, most of the players have been missing from training because some of them are [...]

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North wants proper venue

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North wants proper venue

SERUWAIA WAQASAQA LABASA Organisers for the Vodafone Fiji Football Association FUTSAL League in the North hope to make the competition a regular event. The competition was staged at the Fiji Sugar Corporation ground in Labasa on Thursday night. Kamendra Naidu says the only difficulty they face is the proper venue for the competition. “We are [...]

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Maikeli Seru Suva Team Fiji had a surprise visit from members of the Royal household at their camp at the Commonwealth Games in Scotland yesterday. They were visited by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, Prince William and Kate Middleton, and Prince Harry. In a rare chance of getting personal with members of the royal [...]

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A Medal for Fiji

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Weightlifter Apolonia Vaivai wins Bronze ANASILINI RATUVA Suva Fiji is on the medal tally of the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow in Scotland. Apolonia Vaivai of Levuka, Ovalau, made Fijians proud yesterday when she won a bronze medal in weightlifting. It is Fiji’s first medal in the Games. The 23-year-old finished third for bronze in the [...]

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Ni sa moce, Torosi: Namada farewells son

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Ni sa moce, Torosi: Namada farewells son

WAISEA NASOKIA Nadroga More than 2000 people gathered at Namada Village in Nadroga to pay their final respects as former Fiji 15s hooker Ilikimi Torosi was buried yesterday. It was a sea of white, black, green and red as colleague, family and discipline forces came to witnessed Sergeant Torosi being given a full military funeral. [...]

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