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ERONI TUINACEVA SUVA Former Fiji Netball coach Julie Hoornweg is back to reclaim her former job. She is expected in the country soon to coach the Fiji Pearls, Netball Fiji president Wainikiti Bogidrau announced yesterday in Suva. Hoornweg’s immediate task is to mentor the Fijians to the World Netball Cup qualifiers in Rarotonga, Cook Islands, [...]

Tailevu Wrests Army Bowl

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Tailevu Wrests Army Bowl

WAISEA NASOKIA LAUTOKA Tailevu Army 19-9 Lautoka Army What happened: The Moli Mouga-captained Tailevu Army (3FIR) side are the new holders of the Sun Insurance sponsored 2014 Bougainville Challenge Bowl. This was after the fullback Jaoji Dakuvula kicked 14 points in the 19-9 win over the Islands Electric Lautoka in a torrid encounter at Churchill [...]

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Top volleyball umpire arrives

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ERONI TUINACEVA SUVA Federation Internationale de Volleyball (FIVB) International referee Phong Nguyen is in the country to help local umpires in this weekend’s Easter Games. Nguyen said one of the biggest problems in the country was incorrect interpretation of volleyball rules. “I’m here to assist the Fiji Volleyball referees by updating them with the latest [...]

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NEW CALEDONIANS HERE

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ANASILINI RATUVA SUVA The Society Sports Independent (SSI) club from Noumea,  New Caledonia has arrived for the Easter Basketball Championships which started at the Vodafone arena. Team spokesperson John Gatuhau said this would be the first time for the club to compete in Fiji. “A Fijian man in Noumea told us about this competition and [...]

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WOMEN IN TOP TOURNEY

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SHEIK DEAN NADI For the first time, a women’s division will be introduced in the 2014 Hudson Cup which will be at the Nadi Sports and Social Club this weekend. The competition is one of the annual highlights of the sport and is among the oldest tournaments in the country. It started in Suva in [...]

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Group helps Sikh football

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The Fiji Sikh Football Association received a timely boost yesterday ahead of this weekend’s Gosal Distributors Sikh Inter-District Championships 2014. The Charan Jeath Group of Companies donated $2500 to help run the annual tournament. Association president Balmindar Singh said the donation would help improve the standard of competition. “I thank all the people who made [...]

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Naitanui safe, says coach

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West Coast coach Adam Simpson has ruled out the prospect of dropping Nic Naitanui for poor form, claiming the star ruckman will play in Saturday night’s AFL clash with Port Adelaide if fit. Naitanui has struggled this season after being plagued by groin issues for the past 18 months. The 23-year-old tallied just six possessions [...]

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Youths organise sports festival

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Citywide Youth Network (CYN) an inter-denominational network of churches is organising a Sports Festival for teenagers during the second week of Term One holidays. The SportsFEST will expose participants to skills coaching, lifestyle development and spiritual lessons during the three-day event. Participants can expected to engage in six (6) sports with two targetted per day. [...]

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MAIKELI SERU SUVA Snooker players around the country meet at the Sigatoka Club this weekend for the Fiji Open tournament. Association media liaison officer Vineel Nand said most of the top players in the country would compete in the event. Nand, the defending TISI Sangam Open champion, will face tough competition from some of the [...]

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Big wins for Moce, Ono

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ERONI TUINACEVA SUVA Moce cricketers continued their winning form in the Easter Cricket tournament at Buckhurst Park, Suva yesterday. They finished Day Three beating Cricket Fiji Invitational by 120 runs. Moce were first to bat and were bowled out for 236 runs off 47.7 overs. Makutu Seru  topscored with 60 runs, followed by Filimoni Vuli [...]

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