Archive for June 9th, 2017

Captain Stephen Moore dropped for Fiji Test

Captain Stephen Moore dropped for Fiji Test

AFTER dropping Stephen Moore from the starting Wallabies side, coach Michael Cheika says he expects the veteran hooker to be a part of his 2019 World Cup squad. In a major shake-up, Cheika named Tatafu Polota-Nau ahead of 34-year-old captain Moore for the first Test of 2017, against Fiji on Saturday. But Cheika rejected suggestions […]

Sydney to Central Coast commuters have had enough

Sydney to Central Coast commuters have had enough

IT’S the everyday ordeal driving ordinary Australians to their wits end. Four and five hour commutes on top of eight, 10 and 12 hour work days have become the standard for tens of thousands of Australians forced outside of our major cities by the housing affordability crisis. “It’s f**ken tough, I’ll tell you that. It’s […]

Seasonal workers damaging Fiji’s reputation

Seasonal workers damaging Fiji’s reputation

A four-year suspension has been placed on certain villages and settlement following reports of misconduct and disorderly behaviour of some seasonal workers in New Zealand and Australia. Employment Minister, Jone Usamate, says recent reports made by the NZ employers are alcohol related, failing to report to work, not showing respect, poor leadership, unhygienic living, high […]

Coach McKee names squad for Wallabies test

Coach McKee names squad for Wallabies test

Centre Jale Vatubua will make his debut for the Vodafone Flying Fijians after being named in the starting line-up to take on Australia. Vatubua will be accompanied by Albert Vulivuli on his outside while Vereniki Goneva and Timoci Nagusa will be out on the wings. Nikola Matawalu and Ben Volavola make up the halves combination […]

Naholo and three Barrett brothers named in All Blacks squad

Naholo and three Barrett brothers named in All Blacks squad

Uncapped fullback Jordie Barrett, five-eighth Beauden Barrett and lock Scott Barrett became the first trio of brothers to be named in the same All Blacks squad. Jordie and Beauden Barrett play for the Hurricanes and Scott Barrett from the Crusaders. Injured All Blacks hooker Dane Coles has been named alongside three Barrett brothers in Steve […]