Protect players

Hekari United has appealed to the Telikom National Soccer League management, all stakeholders and media to rise up against violence in the sport. Franchise owner John Kapi Natto said unruly behaviour by fans during the weekend’s clash at Lae’s Sir Ignatius Kilage Stadium against home side Besta United bordered on intimidation and with the threat…

It’s transfer time

FOOTBALL in Fiji has probably reached its most exciting time. It’s the time when money “literally” will do the talking with the transfer window opening earlier this week and closing on March 15. This is an opportune time for teams struggling in the Fiji Sun/Skipper Tuna National Football League to revamp their squads with some…

Tabakaucoro chases dream

THE fastest man in the Pacific is closer to achieving his dream of running under 10 seconds in the 100m event. Banuve Tabakaucoro trimmed his time from 10.32s to 10.02s over the weekend but he said it was calculated using the hand timer. He said he would be able to slash a few more seconds…

Fiji 7s rivalry at its best

FIJIAN 7s legend Waisale Serevi put it rightly when he said rugby 7s was the heartbeat of the nation. This was evident during the Turtle Vodafone Nacula 7s held at Ratu Meli Memorial School ground in Yasawa last weekend when people from all walks of life gathered to witness the 7s battle and rivalry among…

Here we come SP PNG Hunters

Rugby League SP PNG Hunters coach Michael Marum on Tuesday named his 18 man squad for the opening match of the Intrust Super Cup competition against Redcliffe in Brisbane this Sunday. The club will take 18 players with one player to be omitted prior to kick off. Marum said training this week has been good…