PNG Pepes lack court time

PORT MORESBY, (THE NATIONAL) — Papua New Guinea netball coach Unaisi Rokoura says a lack of competition for her players is a major stumbling block in their preparation for the Pacific Games in July. A 20-member Pepes squad travel to Fiji today for a tournament that will involve the Fiji Pearls, a second Fijian representative…

OFC champions on track

SUVA, (FIJI TIMES) – Defending champions Auckland City remain on track in the Fiji Airways OFC Champions League following another win in the second round of the competition. The New Zealand-based side thumped Western United of Solomon Islands 3-0 to lead Group B on six points. City which finished third in the FIFA Club World…

AS Pirae out of the race

SUVA, (FIJI TIMES) – Last year’s semi-finalist AS Pirae of Tahiti crashed out of the Fiji Airways OFC Champions League after going down to debutants Gaitcha of New Caledonia 5-2 at Govind Park in Ba Tuesday night. Gaitcha showed a lot of improvement in the second encounter after the opening 3-0 loss to Ba. The…

Rio dream

SUVA, (FIJI TIMES) – Fiji rugby’s Olympic dream is just 10 points away and the Vodafone Fiji 7s team has two tournaments to rake up the points. Coach Ben Ryan does not just want a place in the Olympics, this season, Fiji is the closest behind leaders after a long time and there are real…