Hosts Vanuatu booked a place

PORT VILA, (OFC) – The remaining spot on offer to Group A will go down to wire the after a 1-1 draw between New Caledonia and Fiji kept the latter’s hopes alive and delayed New Caledonia’s progression to the playoffs until at least the final group games on Saturday. Vanuatu and Papua New Guinea, who…

Chase for dominance

OFC: As the only side to claim an opening day win, New Zealand has made the strongest start to the OFC U-20 Championship of the four Group B teams chasing glory in Luganville, Santo, Vanuatu. An impressive Cook Islands kept the favoured Kiwis limited to just three goals, and it will only get harder for…

Top 4 clash

SUVA, (FIJI TIMES) —-The finals of the 2016 Inkk Mobile Battle of the Giants will be held at Ratu Cakobau Park, Nausori this weekend. This follows the completion of pool plays during the weekend which saw qualifiers Labasa playing Suva in the first semi-final on Saturday at 2pm followed by lone westerner Lautoka against hosts…

Dwellers, Hekari in tough Champions League pools

Port Moresby (The National) – HEKARI United and the Lae City Dwellers have been drawn in tough pools for this year’s Oceania Football Confederation Champions League. According to the official draw for the new, expanded competition, Hekari is pooled in Group A with AS Magenta (New Caledonia), AS Central Sport (Tahiti) and qualifying stage runners-up,…

Samoa’s contribution to the Paralympics

APIA, (SAMOA OBSERVER) —-The Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro might be over, but with the completion of one tournament, another one is about to start on the 7th of September. With the Paralympic Games, the whole world is raising awareness for people with special needs from all areas of our planet. Samoa’s contribution to…

PNGRFL condemns violence

PORT MORESBY, (POST COURIER) —- The PNG Rugby Football League has condemned the violence that took place after the Digicel Cup preliminary final between Mt Hagen Eagles and Agmark Gurias at the Sir John Guise stadium in Port Moresby. The PNG NRL will bring those involved whether players, officials or spectators to answer for their…

Jarryd Hayne can play for NSW and Fiji

SYDNEY, (THE DAILY TELEGRAPH) —-Jarryd Hayne could still represent NSW even if he pledges his international allegiance to Fiji as rugby league’s Test eligibility rules look certain to undergo a major revamp. Hayne is an outside chance of making Australia’s Four Nations squad at the end of this year, but discussions have already commenced to…