Cooks offer hefty pay for Fijians

More Fiji rugby league players are being contracted to the Cook Islands for semi-professional competitions. They are also expected to get hefty pay cheques with an average $NZ12,000 ($FJ19,000) for a five-month contract in Rarotonga. This week, three more Fijians leave for the Cook Islands. Fiji National Rugby League (FNRL) assistant national coach, Jo Dakuitoga,…

Fiji failed to spark

VODAFONE national 7s skipper Osea Kolinisau said the team did not play its natural game resulting in their semi-final loss in Wellington last weekend. He said the boys finally got their rhythm and later bounced back to beat England for the third spot. Kolinisau said defence was also another area that let his team down…

Lae suffer Seeto blitz

A HAT-TRICK  by Jamal Seeto propelled Morobe United to a 4-0 thrashing of Lae in the opening round of the Telikom National Soccer League. The Gigira Laitepo-sponsored outfit lead the league after draws were recorded in the other two fixtures of the first round on Saturday. Defending champions Hekari United were held to a 1-1…