Category: Sports

‘Wasted’: Wallaby legend hammers Hunt

‘Wasted’: Wallaby legend hammers Hunt

KARMICHAEL Hunt has let down Michael Cheika and other rugby hierarchy who provided him a big opportunity to keep alive his football career, according to Wallabies great Phil Waugh. Waugh has expressed sympathy for the Queensland Reds back after he was stood down by Rugby Australia over his arrest and drug possession charge. But the […]

Fiji 7s team needs to work on defence and discipline

Fiji 7s team needs to work on defence and discipline

Fiji Airways Men’s National 7s coach Gareth Baber says that the team is continuously working on defence and discipline as they get ready for the next leg of the World Rugby 7s Series. The Fiji 7s team received 3 yellow cards in the opening leg of the HSBC World 7s series. Baber says he has been […]

FNRL’s delay to sign NSW Cup bid a concern for Uate

FNRL’s delay to sign NSW Cup bid a concern for Uate

Vodafone Fiji Bati player Akuila Uate has raised concerns about the Fiji National Rugby League who are yet to sign the final endorsement for the NSW Cup bid. Uate says that he cannot understand why the FNRL has not signed the endorsement. The 30 year old also says that Fiji needs this. “For Fiji to […]

China national 7s team recruits first Fijian

China national 7s team recruits first Fijian

The Chinese National Sevens Team has recruited a Fijian player for the first time. Current USP Rugby League player Peter Wong says he is excited to join the Chinese team early next year. Wong has been playing Rugby Union and Rugby League for the past five years. His dream was to represent Fiji at the […]

Nacebe signs two-year deal in France

Nacebe signs two-year deal in France

Nadroga fly-half Peceli Nacebe secured a two year contract with France Top 14 rugby club Bordeaux Begles. Nacebe who is currently in Vanuatu confirmed with FBC News that he will leave for France today to join Metuisela Talebula and Peni Ravai for his new club. Nacebe made his mark during the earlier rounds of the […]

Fiji 7s captain Tuwai plans for 2018

Fiji 7s captain Tuwai plans for 2018

Seremaia Tuwai aims to lead by example and become a better player in 2018. The Fiji Airways Fijian 7s captain made the comment yesterday as part of his New Year resolutions. The 28-year-old, Buca Bay, Vanua Levu native is looking forward to spending Christmas with his family and hopeful to win the 2017/2018  World Sevens […]

Fijian Drua flyer after national 7s spot

Fijian Drua flyer after national 7s spot

RISING rugby star Peceli Nacebe is ready to fly again and this time he is eager to battle against his All Blacks 7s brother Joe Ravouvou in the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series. The Fiji Airways Drua rugby kingpin, who abruptly ended his scintillating performance in round three of the National Rugby Championship because of […]

FNRL and NSW Cup bid team to make a decision soon

FNRL and NSW Cup bid team to make a decision soon

The Fiji National Rugby League board have listed some questions for the Fiji New South Wales Cup Bid team led by Petero Civoniceva and his team to clarify given that some FNRL board members were not privy to discussions in the last 3 years. Board Chairperson Filimone Vosarogo and board members met with the Fiji […]

Hayne denies accusations of rape while with 49ers

Hayne denies accusations of rape while with 49ers

NRL player Jarryd Hayne has been accused of rape in a civil suit filed by a Californian woman, according to documents tendered by her lawyers. In the document Hayne is accused of raping the unknown woman — referred to by her initials “J.V.” — during his time as a professional gridiron player with the NFL […]

Ex-NRL player charged over 900kg cocaine haul

Ex-NRL player charged over 900kg cocaine haul

Serious additional charges for an alleged $360 million cocaine haul have been laid against former Parramatta Eels player Aukuso Junior Paulo and Kigi Kamuta, who were arrested in dramatic scenes in Sydney last week. The two men were arrested alongside another former Eels player, Royce Hura, 27, in a police operation in Centennial Park where […]

Uprising expanding its youth 7s tournament

Uprising expanding its youth 7s tournament

Teams from Hong Kong, Australia and New Zealand will be part of the Uprising Youth Sevens tournament which is part of the MANA Whey Fiji Coral Coast Sevens. Asian Under‑20 sevens champions Hong Kong, KISSP Investments Wesley Fijians from the famed Wesley College in Auckland and the Brisbane Fijian Young Guns will take on the […]

Plenty of work needs to be done – Baber

Plenty of work needs to be done – Baber

Fiji Airways Men’s 7’s coach Gareth Baber admits there is plenty of work to do with his side in third place after two legs of the 2017-2018 World 7’s Series. Fiji finished fourth in the opening round in Dubai and fifth a week later in Cape Town. Baber says they had a bad loss against […]

Fiji finishes 3rd in 2017 Pacific Mini Games

Fiji finishes 3rd in 2017 Pacific Mini Games

The 2017 Pacific Mini Games came to an end last night. Team Fiji finished third with 23 gold, 27 silver and 23 bronze. The Fiji Men’s soccer team settled for silver after beating New Caledonia 4-1 while Vanuatu won gold after beating the Solomon Islands 3-2. The Fiji Men’s and Women’s Beach Volleyball teams settled […]

Team Fiji wins gold in women’s 4×400 meters relay

Team Fiji wins gold in women’s 4×400 meters relay

The Team Fiji Women’s 4×400 meters relay team has won gold in the Pacific Mini Games in Vanuatu. They won with a time of 3 minutes 54 seconds. The team consisted of Serenia Ragatu, Miriama Senokonoko, Makereta Naulu and Elenani Tinai. The Men’s 4x400metres relay team had to settle for silver after they were beaten […]

Fiji Airways 7’s team never loses hope

Fiji Airways 7’s team never loses hope

The Fiji Airways National 7s team captain, Jerry Tuwai believes his side has more to offer in the World Sevens Series next year despite failing to win any tournaments in the first leg. Tuwai says they know their mistakes and will work accordingly to improve. “Our loss came in the hand of South Africa but […]