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  1. Serevi says he's ready and willing to take player-coach role

    Posted Mar 31st 2008, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... the Fiji Rugby Union wants me, I would be willing to come back as a player-coach. My immediate task is to see that Taiwan qualify for the World Cup at the Asian qualifiers in October. But I'm free after that and I'm always available for Fiji,' said Serevi (pictured). He blamed the six-try Cup semi-final rout by New Zealand on poor defensive play from Fiji. 'Our ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/631945/serevi-says-hes-ready-and-willing-take-player-coach-role
  2. Lack of sevens time worries Fiji coach

    Posted Mar 16th 2005, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... in England, is one of six players drafted in, soon after New Zealander Pivac was handed the job three weeks ago when Pauliasi Tabulutu was unceremoniously dumped by the Fiji Rugby Union. The union ... then: 'We will win the World Cup'. He maintained that all along as Fiji went on to capture the Melrose Cup, defeating South Africa in a gripping final. Perhaps he is playing his cards ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/492868/lack-sevens-time-worries-fiji-coach
  3. Latest triumph to fuel development of the sport at home

    Posted Mar 22nd 2005, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... will be built which will house the Fiji Rugby Union headquarters and offer facilities for players. We will have a lecture theatre and the country's high-performance units will operate from ... Alvin Sallay Fiji rugby will reap huge benefits from the World Cup Sevens victory, said the country's coach, Wayne Pivac. He said the euphoria stemming from the success would fuel ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/493866/latest-triumph-fuel-development-sport-home
  4. Wrong decisions can turn out right

    Posted Oct 30th 2011, 12:00am

    ... missed,' said Australian Rugby Union director Gary Flowers, who had voted for Japan. 'That was very much in our thinking in terms that the World Cup is the jewel in the crown of rugby ... collapsed. Even tyrants know the future is a crapshoot at best. Six years ago the International Rugby Board (IRB) met in Dublin to award the rights to host the 2011 World Cup. Japan, South Africa ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/983334/wrong-decisions-can-turn-out-right
  5. Serevi says he's innocent of HK Sevens allegations

    Posted Apr 06th 2008, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... year's Rugby World Cup Sevens in Dubai. He had coached Fiji but parted ways with the Fiji Rugby Union last July. Fiji have failed to win the past five IRB Sevens tournament under new coach Savou. ... their best team and if you look at the photographs after the game, they were disappointed.' Hong Kong Rugby Football Union boss Trevor Gregory, said he was aware of claims that Fiji threw ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/632723/serevi-says-hes-innocent-hk-sevens-allegations
  6. Sevens loses true champ in Ravonu

    Posted Oct 09th 2005, 12:00am by Paul Moon

    ... there one day as Fiji's coach.' Alas, it was not to be. Ravonu, who was fired as national coach after insisting that his charges discard jerseys bearing their sponsor's name in favour ... second edition in 1977, when the Suva forward played a significant role in Fiji's initial victory. Although regularly likened to the Michelin Man due to his bulk, Ravonu was deceptively ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/519767/sevens-loses-true-champ-ravonu
  7. Sports Diary

    Posted Aug 24th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... MONDAY Soccer: Friendly, Venezuela v China, Caracas. Tennis: US Open Championships, New York. Rugby union: International, Uruguay v Fiji, Montevideo. TUESDAY Soccer: Champions League third ... Mallorca, Madrid. Cricket: Second Test, Pakistan v Bangladesh, Peshawar. Rugby union: International, Wales v Romania, Wrexham. THURSDAY Soccer: UEFA Cup qualifying round, second legs. Cricket: Tour ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/425645/sports-diary
  8. 18

    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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/542778/18
  9. Serevi's heart still with Fiji

    Posted Mar 27th 2008, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Sevens in July. There were rumours the split was acrimonious, with Serevi being unhappy with the Fiji Rugby Union. Yesterday, the maestro (pictured) refused to comment on the reasons behind his ... of winning the tournament,' said Serevi, who turns 40 in May. Last month, the Taiwan Rugby Union got in touch with Serevi and asked him to spearhead the country's World Cup campaign. He had ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/631423/serevis-heart-still-fiji
  10. Fiji suffer triple blow in bid for title

    Posted Mar 30th 2006, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay 'They will be sorely missed. But I'm confident their replacements can do the job' Fiji's bid to extend their domination at the IRB Sevens suffered a huge ... determined to do well,' said a defiant player-coach Waisale Serevi yesterday. All three players were part of Fiji's Commonwealth Games squad and their absence will rob the crowd favourites ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/542520/fiji-suffer-triple-blow-bid-title

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