Archive for August 25th, 2017

Laurie Daley dumped as NSW Origin coach

Laurie Daley dumped as NSW Origin coach

New South Wales coach Laurie Daley will not be offered another contract to coach the Blues State of Origin team. Daley’s five-year deal had come to an end, and the NSWRL announced that the board would begin an organisational overhaul and would commence the search for a new coach. Daley was appointed as coach in […]

Dual citizenship crisis reaches the High Court

Dual citizenship crisis reaches the High Court

The citizenship constitutional crisis gripping Canberra groans on today, as the High Court begins its job in judging whether some of the nation’s highest-profile politicians can keep their jobs. Today is the first time five of the declared dual citizenship cases will appear before the highest court in the land. Who’s involved? Barnaby Joyce — […]

Fiji Airways to expand Fiji Link’s Twin Otter fleet

Fiji Airways to expand Fiji Link’s Twin Otter fleet

Fiji Airways has today announced plans to expand and upgrade Fiji Link’s Twin Otter fleet, allowing for increased frequencies to key domestic routes like Savusavu and Taveuni. The airline will purchase three brand new latest model DHC‑6 Series 400 Twin Otters from manufacturer Viking Air Limited, to replace two of its existing three Series 300 […]

Eels break NRL record with insane 11-second try

Eels break NRL record with insane 11-second try

PARRAMATTA has set a new NRL record for the fastest try ever scored in what was an insane start to Thursday’s clash with Brisbane. It took 11 seconds for Kirisome Auva’a to plant the ball down over his tryline and shatter the previous record of 34 seconds in the process. The Eels kicked off and […]

Trump rebuked by Republicans after threat to shut down Government

Trump rebuked by Republicans after threat to shut down Government

US President Donald Trump’s fellow Republicans have rebuked him after his threat to shut down the US Government over funding for a border wall rattled markets and cast a shadow over congressional efforts to raise the country’s debt ceiling and pass spending bills. “I don’t think anyone’s interested in having a shutdown,” the top Republican […]

Fiji sevens players to play in US 7’s tournament

Fiji sevens players to play in US 7’s tournament

This weekend, seven players from the extended squad will be featuring for the Savu Water Barbarians 7s team in the Rugby Town Sevens tournament in Denver, Colorado. They include Olympic gold medalists Jasa Veremalua, Vatemo Ravouvou, Apisai Domolailai and Samisoni Viriviri. The other players are Savuloni Mocenacagi, Amenoni Nasilasila, Josua Vici, Kitione Taliga, Isake Katonibau […]