England set up Australia meeting

SYDNEY, (BBC SPORT) – England beat Samoa 85-34 to finish top of Pool B at the Netball World Cup. The world number three side eased to their third win of the group stage on Sunday to set up a meeting with holders and hosts Australia in the next round. England were expected to avoid the…

Fiji 7s team sets Rio target

SUVA, (FIJI TIMES) – The Fiji National 7s side is keen on defending their World Sevens Series title but their focus will be projected towards procuring a gold medal at next year’s Olympic Games. National coach Ben Ryan said the focus will be on getting a gold medal at the Rio Olympic Games next year.…

Fiji FA names Krishna

Suva (Fiji Times) – NEW ZEALAND-based striker Roy Krishna will lead Fiji in friendly internationals matches against Tonga and American Samoa. Krishna, 27, plays for the Wellington Phoenix in the Australian A-League. Powerhouse Ba, Nadi, Rewa and Suva have four players each in the national training squad announced on Wednesday. Vanuatu-based defender Samu Kautoga and…

Star in the making

IPSWICH, (POST COURIER) – Surrounded by incredibly loud noise, Ipswich-based sprinter Miriam Peni did her home country Papua New Guinea proud. She completed a successful Pacific Games experience with a silver medal in the 4x100m relay after coming fifth in the open 100m final in Port Moresby. Given she’s 16, the Ipswich and District Athletic…

RWC focus: Fiji Rugby Union boss

SUVA, ( FIJI TIMES)  – The Vodafone Flying Fijians will fly the Fiji flag in the 2015 Rugby World Cup regardless of the financial problems FRU faces to send the team to England. FRU has assured the nation the team will run onto the field in their first match at Twickenham in London next month.…

Flying Fijians threat: Serevi

TORONTO , (FIJI SUN) – Fiji 7s great Waisale Serevi believes the Vodafone Flying Fijians will make serious noise come the Rugby World Cup in England next month. The Seattle, Washington-based IRB 7s Hall of Fame star made the comment following Fiji’s triumphant 39-29 World Rugby Pacific Nations Cup final win against Manu Samoa Tuesday…

Stage 1 draw revealed

OFC: Oceania’s first steps towards the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ will be made on 31 August when the Stage 1 of the OFC Qualifiers gets underway at Loto-Tonga Soka Centre in Nuku’alofa, Tonga. The official draw for the event was conducted at the OFC Headquarters in Penrose, Auckland revealing the path the four sides,…

Decision of the OFC Disciplinary Committee

OFC: On 12 July 2015, the Oceania Football Confederation (OFC) Disciplinary Committee reached a decision regarding the eligibility of the player Deklan Wynne in the match between New Zealand ad Vanuatu played on 10 July 2015 in the OFC Olympic Qualifying Tournament in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea. The Committee formally communicated this decision to…