Archive for June 8th, 2017

Flying Fijians will be out to register its first win

Flying Fijians will be out to register its first win

Vodafone Flying Fijians coach John McKee knows Australia will not be too much of a changed side from what they were last year. McKee has one more day to prepare his team to face the Wallabies in Melbourne on Saturday. The Flying Fijians will be out to register its first win against Australia since 1954. […]

Prince Harry arrives in Sydney for Invictus Games countdown

Prince Harry arrives in Sydney for Invictus Games countdown

Prince Harry has arrived in Sydney to mark the start of a 500-day countdown for the 2018 Invictus Games with several official engagements. He and his entourage touched down at Sydney’s International Airport, and were escorted into the city by police motorcycles and cars. Prince Harry was driven into the car park underneath Shangri La […]

Sonny Bill sparks Blues to 22-16 win over Lions

Sonny Bill sparks Blues to 22-16 win over Lions

A STUNNING Ihaia West try with just six minutes left on the clock has condemned the British and Irish Lions to their first defeat on New Zealand soil in 2017, going down 22-16 to the Blues at Eden Park. Down 16-15 with the seconds ticking away, Sonny Bill Williams made 30 metres after breaking the […]

Prince Harry dodges Sydney fan’s second kiss

Prince Harry dodges Sydney fan’s second kiss

SYDNEY receptionist Victoria McRae was hoping her latest attempt to woo a royal was fourth-time a charm. But the 23-year-old — who made world headlines when she stole a kiss from Prince Harry on the steps of the Opera House in 2015 — was shut down by royal decree on Wednesday. In a gold princess […]

APTC and Fiji program to build low-cost houses

APTC and Fiji program to build low-cost houses

THE Australia-Pacific Technical College (APTC) and Habitat for Humanity (HFH) Fiji are working together to construct 20 safe low-cost houses in each of Fiji’s cane belt areas. This is part of HFH Fiji’s Build Back Safer (BBS)program. Through the program they hope to train 400 community carpenters including farmers and homeowners from 27 communities on […]

Fiji praised and venue blamed for flop in Samoa

Fiji praised and venue blamed for flop in Samoa

Auckland Blues chief executive Michael Redman has blamed the small venue for the flop of the first Super Rugby match in Samoa. And he has cast doubt on a return to the Pacific nation because of the economics of playing there. The Blues edged the Queensland Reds 34-29 in Apia on Friday but the 8000-capacity […]