Archive for October 21st, 2017

Queensland Country defeats Fiji Airways Drua 24-17

Queensland Country defeats Fiji Airways Drua 24-17

A determined Queensland Country side have defeated the Fiji Airways Drua 24-17 at Churchill Park. A frenetic start to the game saw both teams playing end‑to‑end for the first 15 minutes, looking for any opportunity. Queensland Country posted the first points, with no. 8 Caleb Timu charging down a clearing kick on the Drua line, […]

What will it take for the Wallabies to beat the All Blacks?

What will it take for the Wallabies to beat the All Blacks?

When it comes to winning, no one does it quite like rugby union giants the New Zealand All Blacks. They remain hot favourites to beat the Wallabies in tonight’s final Bledisloe Cup match in Brisbane — and with good reason. The All Blacks’ 100-year win/loss record is phenomenal — they have tasted victory in 75 […]

Call for Sydney-wide cap on road tolls

Call for Sydney-wide cap on road tolls

A committee carrying out an inquiry into the toll prices set for roads across Sydney has recommended the government consider a city-wide price cap. The NSW government should investigate capping tolls across Sydney’s road network, a legislative committee says. The committee’s report on tolls, tabled in state parliament on Friday, says residents and businesses in […]

Supermarkets charged for false prices on items

Supermarkets charged for false prices on items

Two prominent supermarket chains have been found guilty for selling some items at a price different to that being displayed on the shelf. NewWorld Supermarket and Morris Hedstrom western branches have been ordered to pay a fine of twenty thousand dollars each within twenty one days. Fiji Competition and Consumer Commission, Chief Executive, Joel Abraham […]

Cooper Cronk to play for Roosters next year

Cooper Cronk to play for Roosters next year

COOPER Cronk’s manager has confirmed his superstar client will play on next year — and is looking to sign a two-year deal with a Sydney club to take him through to the end of the 2019 season. The news comes as no surprise at all after widespread reports Cronk has already agreed to a two-year […]

Water Authority of Fiji to deal with rude truck drivers

Water Authority of Fiji to deal with rude truck drivers

The Water Authority of Fiji is dealing with the issue of rude truck drivers that are carting water to people. Water Authority CEO Opetaia Ravai has stressed that the Authority has warned the drivers that their contracts could be cancelled if they continue to mistreat people. Ravai has urged people to take down the registration […]

Vasiteri loses Connacht contract after eye gouging ban

Vasiteri loses Connacht contract after eye gouging ban

Connacht Rugby have confirmed the signing of former New Zealand Sevens player Pita Ahki to replace Fijian Eroni Vasiteri. Vasiteri’s move to Connacht was shelved this week after he was handed a nine week ban for eye gouging in Australia. The lesson our rugby players should learn from these incidents is no matter how tough […]