Flying Fijians RWC targets

SUVA, (FIJI TIMES) – Flying Fijian winger Nemani Nadolo looks set to get the nod for the goalkicking duties during the Rugby World Cup ahead of Josh Matavesi and Ben Volavola. Coach John McKee said Nadolo had been looking good with goal-kicking. “Nemani has been nailing it with his kicking. He very well could be…

OFC Appeals Committee to meet

OFC: The Oceania Football Confederation Appeals Committee will convene on Monday 24 and Tuesday 25 August in Auckland, New Zealand to consider the appeal lodged by New Zealand Football against the decision made by the OFC Disciplinary Committee on 12 July. The OFC Disciplinary Committee upheld a protest by the Vanuatu Football Federation in respect…

Netball World Cup: Australia Diamonds looking ahead to semi-finals in championship defence

ABC/AAP: The Diamonds are starting to assemble a game plan for Saturday’s Netball World Cup semi-final, fully aware that Jamaica is shaping as the likely opponent. Australia’s 66-31 ravaging of South Africa in Sydney on Wednesday night guaranteed the defending world champions a top-two finish in their qualification pool, after having also beaten England. With…

Rewa books PC spot

Suva (Fiji Times) – Champions Rewa has not only won the 2015 Inkk Mobile Battle of the Giants but the side has also booked a spot in the 2015 Pacific Cup which will be played in New Zealand this year. Rewa gained the maximum points after four tournaments. Delta Tigers has 12 points after the…

Lae confirms 21 for tourney

Port Moresby (The National) –  FOURTEEN men’s and seven women’s teams will take part in the Momase leg of the Papua New Guinea Football Association Besta tournament, hosts Lae Football Association confirmed. The games, which will kick off this week, will be played at the LFA Grounds and the Sir Ignatius Kilage Stadium. The teams…

Fiji, Tonga up in rugby world rankings

AUCKLAND, (RNZI) – Fiji and Tonga have leapfrogged Samoa in the international rugby rankings following the conclusion of the Pacific Nations Cup. The Flying Fijians have moved up one place to ninth after beating Manu Samoa in last week’s final. Tonga’s three-match winning streak to end the tournament has also seen them jump from 12th…