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  1. Sport - Rugby

    Fiji threatens Commonwealth Games boycott over rugby sevens exclusion

    Posted Mar 25th 2014, 10:05am

    ... Agence France-Presse in Suva, Fiji Fiji is threatening to boycott this year’s Glasgow Commonwealth Games after being told its high-profile rugby sevens side cannot take part, the Pacific ... no provision for late entries. The Fiji netball team has been shut out for the same reason. Fiji are one of the biggest drawcards in world rugby sevens, winning Commonwealth silver in 1998 and 2002 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/rugby/sevens/article/1456793/fiji-threatens-commonwealth-games-boycott-over-rugby-sevens
  2. Fiji's Serevi eager to give tens a try

    Posted Feb 10th 2010, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... career, including lifting two Rugby World Cup Sevens trophies in 1997 and 2005. One of the only disappointments was that I have never been able to play at the GFI HKFC Tens,' Serevi said. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/705897/fijis-serevi-eager-give-tens-try
  3. South Africa face Fiji with revenge and redemption for last year in mind

    Posted Mar 28th 2010, 12:00am by Michael Church

    ... Michael Church A year on from the heartache of their narrow defeat to Fiji in last year's final, South Africa have been given an early chance for revenge. Paul Treu's team handed ... of the game, not having a Hong Kong title is a major blemish and Treu is hoping his side can overcome a lack of experience to triumph against the Fijians. 'For Fiji, this is one of their favourite ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/709855/south-africa-face-fiji-revenge-and-redemption-last-year-mind
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. We want to win it for Christchurch

    Posted Mar 25th 2011, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... that already. For them, the motivation at their home-away-from-home is more simple- money. For the first time, the Fiji Rugby Union has agreed to give 50 per cent of any prize money won to the players ... for the boys,' Fiji coach Iliesa Tanivula said. 'But the bigger picture is still about winning points in the series.' In Fiji, sevens is supreme. The sevens players are contracted to the union ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/741955/we-want-win-it-christchurch
  7. Fijians insist HK weekend is part of their religion

    Posted Mar 29th 2009, 12:00am by Robby Nimmo

    ... This is the greatest rugby tournament in the world. You can't beat it. And there is no better player than Waisale Serevi. When Fiji had a good run at the Sevens in the early 1990s I recall when a national holiday was declared.' 'It still is a holiday, and they made it three days after the Rugby World Cup win in 2005,' chipped in Smith, who also pointed out Fiji were victorious ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/675000/fijians-insist-hk-weekend-part-their-religion
  8. Serevi's warriors show little mercy

    Posted Mar 19th 2005, 12:00am by Nazvi Careem

    ... Nazvi Careem Fiji captain pronounces himself satisfied with his team's performances and promises more fireworks today Fiji and Australia let loose against hapless pool A opponents yesterday but Canada's hopes suffered a setback with a stunning loss to Japan. Waisale Serevi and his heir apparent, William Ryder, led Fiji to comfortable victories over Japan (47-0), Portugal ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/493372/serevis-warriors-show-little-mercy
  9. Rising Russia seek support

    Posted Mar 27th 2011, 12:00am by Andrew Mullen

    ... the game to the next level. Rugby Union of Russia president Vyacheslav Kopiev is the sole driving force in the country, who are ranked 18th overall. 'For us, the Sevens World Cup ... Andrew Mullen With much talk in the rugby world focused on the inclusion of sevens in the 2016 Olympics, Russia coach Pavel Baranovskiy has called for more government and International ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/742164/rising-russia-seek-support
  10. Sport - Rugby

    Fiji mount stunning comeback against Wales to win 14th Hong Kong Sevens

    Posted Mar 24th 2013, 09:20pm by Alvin Sallay

    ... Cup titles in 1997 and 2005) and it earned them a winners' purse of US$100,000. The team will receive US$75,000 with the rest going to the Fiji Rugby Union. Fiji defeated New Zealand ... couldn't get better than that," said Hong Kong Rugby Football Union chairman Trevor Gregory. Fiji were not the only team celebrating yesterday. Russia, Georgia, Tonga and Zimbabwe also kept ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/hong-kong/article/1198903/fiji-overcome-wales-retain-sevens-title

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