Archive for November 7th, 2017

Rekindling wins 2017 Melbourne Cup

Rekindling wins 2017 Melbourne Cup

Rekindling has won the 2017 Melbourne Cup for trainer Joseph O’Brien, who claimed victory ahead of father Aidan’s raider Johannes Vermeer. The youngest horse in the field, Rekindling gave 24-year-old Joseph O’Brien something his successful father is yet to achieve — a Melbourne Cup victory. The British horse came in first ahead of Johannes Vermeer […]

Jockeys chase their Melbourne Cup dreams

Jockeys chase their Melbourne Cup dreams

Melbourne Cup contender Boom Time’s jockey Cory Parish would normally be riding in a country race meeting on Cup day. First-timer Cory Parish is approaching the Melbourne Cup as if it is just another race. The jockey would normally be riding somewhere like Echuca on Melbourne Cup day. Parish had never ridden in a top-level […]

Roofs blown off and giant hail expected as storms lash NSW

Roofs blown off and giant hail expected as storms lash NSW

A roof collapse has sent two people to hospital as rain and hail caused widespread damage across NSW, with the bureau predicting more “giant hail” and destructive winds into the evening. The Bureau of Meteorology warned “giant hail and destructive winds” were possible with thunderstorms over the North West Slopes and Plains, parts of the […]

Another major supermarket issued with a huge tax bill

Another major supermarket issued with a huge tax bill

Another supermarket has been issued a huge tax bill. Fijivillage has been informed that the tax demand which is for a significant amount, was given to the supermarket chain last week. They have been given 7 days to respond on whether they will settle the tax bill. Another supermarket chain was slapped with a $53 […]

Fiji to join rugby league New South Wales Cup in 2019

Fiji to join rugby league New South Wales Cup in 2019

FIJI will join the 2019 New South Wales Cup competition following the confirmation of a corporate sponsor. Former Fiji Bati captain Petero Civoniceva said the inclusion of the team would change the landscape of rugby league in Fiji and boost sports tourism. At least 30 local players will have a chance to form the team […]

How the Texas mass shooting unfolded

How the Texas mass shooting unfolded

A Sunday morning church service was cut brutally short as a man opens fire on parishioners. A man has walked into a Baptist church in small-town Texas, opened fire and killed half the congregation. Local police say 26 people died. About 11:30am Sunday morning (local time), a man is reported to have walked into the […]

Indo Pacific Rugby Championship to get underway in 2019

Indo Pacific Rugby Championship to get underway in 2019

MINING magnate Andrew Forrest’s ambitious Indo Pacific Rugby Championship will clash with Super Rugby when it kicks off in 2019, meaning it is likely to be missing Australia’s top stars. Forrest had planned for the IPRC to run next year after the Super Rugby season from August to October, but it will now start in […]