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  1. Sport - Rugby - Sevens World Series

    Fiji union says US$21m sponsorship deal is a ‘game changer’

    Posted Feb 07th 2014, 01:37pm

    ... Agence France-Presse in Suva The cash-strapped Fiji Rugby Union on Friday hailed a new FJ$40 million (US$21.3 million) sponsorship deal as a “game changer” for the sport in the Pacific ... which reflects the true value of our products. I think this may be a game-changing moment for Fiji rugby.” The FJ$8 million a year sponsorship will be provided by a consortium of five companies ...

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    Posted Mar 31st 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... PACIFIC PRINCES It's rugby's holy trinity- Hong Kong, Sevens and Fiji. There is not one, without the other. Fiji have played in every tournament and have a special relationship with our city. Hong Kong brings the best out of Fiji- the country synonymous with the shorter game and the true guardians of the sevens spirit. What Brazil is to football, Fiji is to sevens. Over ...

  3. Sport - Hong Kong - Rugby

    Rugby Sevens blow for defending champs Fiji

    Posted Mar 16th 2013, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Tomasi Cama, Kurt Baker, Toby Arnold and Scott Curry. Cakau ruptured a medial ligament in his left knee in training and a Fiji rugby medical officer said: "He will have to go through ... for defending champs Fiji A high attrition rate from injury has hit defending champions Fiji and perennial Cup under-achievers South Africa, throwing next week's Cathay Pacific/HSBC Hong Kong ...

  4. Americans emerge as threat to champs Fiji

    Posted Mar 26th 2010, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay An expected cakewalk into the Cup quarter-finals has suddenly turned into a minefield for defending champions Fiji, who will come up against high-flying United States in their final pool game. Fiji thought they had it easy being drawn with Thailand, Portugal and the United States in pool C. On paper it looked a cakewalk, that is until the Americans stormed ...

  5. Fantastic Fiji turn back the clock

    Posted Mar 30th 2009, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... by the legendary Serevi. He was sacked last month as coach of the national squad by the Fiji Rugby Union, which apparently didn't want him to take on the role of player-coach before the World Cup ... Alvin Sallay They didn't have any stars and were labelled back home as a bunch of no-hopers. But last night Fiji stepped out of the shadow of the legendary Waisale Serevi to break ...

  6. Fiji boss backs kids to earn an education

    Posted Mar 29th 2009, 12:00am by Unus Alladin

    ... Unus Alladin Fiji coach Iliesa Tanivula wants his makeshift squad to stand up and be counted after the former champions sealed a place in the Cup quarter-finals last night. Tanivula is well aware of the task today- to win their first Hong Kong Sevens since 1999 with a band of rookies not used to the big stage. Fiji's star-starved squad- all their overseas-based players ...

  7. Leaden Fiji in need of touch of Serevi class

    Posted Feb 05th 2005, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay in Wellington Fiji's selectors might have to call up the legendary Waisale Serevi and a star of more recent vintage- Vilimoni Delasau- as the sevens-mad country bids to regain lost glory and win the Rugby World Cup Sevens in Hong Kong next month. Fiji will need their brilliance for the current crop looked a trifle leaden-footed as they began their campaign ...

  8. Flying Fiji simply first class

    Posted Mar 26th 2012, 12:00am

    ... I have not seen Fiji play like this for a long time.' When Dere was appointed national sevens coach last November, he said structured rugby was not meant for the free-flowing Fijians and wanted to take the game back to the days when running, instinctual rugby was the norm. He wanted the old flamboyance to return. No wonder Tietjens was surprised. And now worried as Fiji cut New ...

  9. Fiji's Ryder to skip Dubai

    Posted Feb 25th 2009, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... of the deep division in Fiji rugby following the acrimonious sacking of his mentor and coach, Waisale Serevi, last month. Ryder's pull-out not only leaves Fiji's World Cup defence in jeopardy, but it also casts serious doubt over his participation at next month's Cathay Pacific/Credit Suisse Hong Kong Sevens. Fiji Rugby Union (FRU) officials, who kicked out Serevi as coach ...

  10. China pride too much for Fiji imports

    Posted Oct 05th 2008, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... according to Tan. 'They are all eligible,' said Hong Kong Rugby Football Union executive director Allan Payne. 'IRB officials who are in Hong Kong have looked into the matter and cleared them to play.' Asian powerhouses Japan have a strong corporate league structure and these companies, with the blessings of the Japan Rugby Union, have aggressively recruited players ...




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