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  1. We're going for gold, says Fiji coach

    Posted Mar 26th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... on the pitch. Hopefully, the Olympics will convince our players to stay at home and help us compete well.' Tanivula called for the Fiji Rugby Union to think long-term- at least six years- and put ... Winning an Olympic gold medal is just a dream for many small countries, but sevens can make that dream come true for Fiji, two-time winners of the Rugby World Cup in 1997 and 2005- both ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/709615/were-going-gold-says-fiji-coach
  2. Test is yet to come for Fiji after rout of Malaysia

    Posted Mar 26th 2011, 12:00am by Andrew Mullen

    ... Andrew Mullen After receiving a harsh lesson in last month's final in Las Vegas, Fiji made their intentions known with a professional nine-try, 59-0 demolition of helpless Malaysia. But Fiji coach Iliesa Tanivula is not getting carried away, ahead of harder challenges to come this weekend for the most successful team in the tournament's history. Malaysia provided little ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/742065/test-yet-come-fiji-after-rout-malaysia
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. Sport - Rugby

    Hong Kong not just around to make up the numbers in women’s sevens

    Posted Sep 11th 2014, 11:36pm by Alvin Sallay

    ... semi-finalists certain of booking a berth as core teams in the IRB Women's Sevens Series, it is unrealistic to expect Royce Chan Leong-sze and her team to progress that far. France, Fiji and Brazil ... South Africa and Mexico. The other pool comprises Fiji, Japan, Argentina and Kenya. The preliminaries are held Friday with the knockout stages set for Saturday. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/rugby/sevens/article/1590356/hong-kong-not-just-around-make-numbers-womens-sevens
  9. Sport - Rugby

    China women make giant leap to earn core World Series status

    Posted Sep 14th 2014, 12:55am by Kevin Kung

    ... World Series status China made a huge breakthrough in women's rugby sevens as the team earned core team status on the IRB World Series in Hong Kong on Saturday, while the hosts took some ... They will be the only Asian core team as France booked their place by knocking Japan out in the same round. Fiji and South Africa will be the other two new core teams. Lu Xiaohui, coach of the China team, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/rugby/article/1591992/china-make-giant-leap-earn-core-irb-world-series-status
  10. 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

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