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Vodafone continues partnership with the FNRL
Vodafone Fiji Limited confirms it will continue sponsoring the Fiji National Rugby League in their 1
5 hours ago
Top Nadi striker Rusiate Matarerega may miss semifinal clash against Suva
Nadi’s top striker, Rusiate Matarerega may not feature for Nadi in the semi-final of Punjas Battle
5 hours ago
1000 free tickets for rugby league fans to watch 2020 Vodafone Cup
The Fiji National Rugby League will be giving away 1000 free tickets to watch the opening of the 202
9 hours ago

SBW challenges NRL to have more Pasifika, Māori and Indigenous Australians in positions of power
Sonny Bill Williams has challenged the NRL to have more Pasifika, Māori and Indigenous Australians
NRL
6 hours ago
Returning Qasevakatini to further boost Nadi against Suva
National team striker Napolioni Qasevakatini is expected to add further firepower to an already pote
9 hours ago
Former Fiji Bati player accused of stabbing 3 people
Former Fiji Bati player Ratu Nanovo is the teenager accused of stabbing three people after a western
12 hours ago

11/08/2020
United through to Europa League semifinal
Manchester United are through to the semi-final of the UEFA Europa League after beating Copenhagen 1-0 this morning. Both teams were locked 0-0 at full time before Bru
12 hours ago
Eden Park sold out for final Super Rugby Aotearoa game of the season
The Super Rugby Aotearoa trophy might be locked up, but the Blues' clash with the Crusaders at Eden Park is a sell-out. Blues chief executive Andrew Hore has confirmed
13 hours ago
Rewa irresponsibly lost two titles post-2018 season - Rodu
Rewa Coach Marika Rodu says people have to keep in mind that Rewa irresponsibly lost two titles after he left the team in 2018.Rodu guided the Delta Tigers to winning the
BOG
15 hours ago

World-renowned breakdown specialist joins Flying Fijians
World-renowned breakdown specialist Richie Gray who was previously the Springboks Assistant Coach has confirmed that he is joining the Flying Fijians coaching team on a s
15 hours ago

10/08/2020
Sam Cane concussed again
All Blacks and Chiefs Captain Sam Cane is concussed again. The Chiefs have confirmed that Cane sustained a concussion after tackling Hurricanes player Jordie Barrett o
1 day ago
Max Verstappen wins 70th Anniversary Grand Prix
Red Bull's Max Verstappen took a sensational surprise victory in the 70th Anniversary Grand Prix to bring Mercedes' domination to an end. Verstappen's win was founded
1 day ago
No break dance after title win as there is still a job to be done– Scott Robertson
Crusaders fans will have to wait to see coach Scott Robertson’s customary break dancing title celebration, with Robertson saying that is was not the right time after th
1 day ago

No Fiji 7s team for Marist 7s but players allowed to play for clubs- Gareth Baber
There will no Fiji 7s team participating in the Fiji Bitter Marist 7s competition. This has been confirmed to Fijivillage by Fiji Airways Men's National 7s coach Garet
1 day ago
Saula Waqa suspended for three years
National and Ba soccer team striker, Saula Waqa has been suspended for three years from all levels of soccer after he tested positive for using marijuana to enhance his p
1 day ago
Kane Evans scores in Eels 14-12 win over the Sharks
Fiji Bati star Kane Evans scored a try for the Paramatta Eels as they edged the Cronulla Sharks 14-12 in the NRL last night. MATCH REPORT | Wet and wild: Eels sink Sha
NRL
2 days ago

Crusaders could rest players in Blues dead rubber
Crusaders coach Scott Robertson hasn’t ruled out resting some players against the Blues this Sunday in the Super Rugby Aotearoa. The Crusaders beat the Highlanders 3
2 days ago
Ba to concentrate on weaknesses ahead of Rewa showdown
Priceline Pharmacy sponsored Ba soccer coach Ronil Kumar says they will now go back to the drawing board to look at some of their weaknesses and make changes accordingly
2 days ago
Namosi leads Skipper Cup after Round 3
Namosi is now leading the Skipper Cup points table with 12 points after defeating Naitasiri 17-15 on Saturday. They are followed by Naitasiri and Nadroga who have 10 p
2 days ago

09/08/2020
Ba to take on Rewa while Nadi will play Suva in BOG semi-finals
Priceline Pharmacy Ba will take on the Delta One Automotive Repairs Rewa side in the first semi-final of the 2020 Punjas Battle of the Giants tournament this Saturday.
2 days ago
Crusaders win Super Rugby Aotearoa title
The Crusaders have claimed the inaugural Super Rugby Aotearoa title after defeating the Highlanders 32-22 in a thriller this afternoon. Takina Te Kawa. Incredible @cru
2 days ago
Suva, Ba, Nadi and Rewa through to BOG semifinals
The Flow Valves/Island Accommodation Suva soccer team are through to the 2020 Punjas Battle of the Giants tournament semi-finals after defeating Priceline Pharmacy Ba 1-0
2 days ago

Rewa qualifies for BOG semifinal
The Delta One Automotive Repairs Rewa soccer team has qualified for the 2020 Punjas Battle of the Giants semifinal after beating the Koromakawa Rentals & Tours Navua side
2 days ago
Messi leads Barca to Champions League quarter-final
Lionel Messi inspired Barcelona to beat Napoli 3-1 and qualify for the quarter-final of the UEFA Champions League. Messi scored a brilliant individual goal and then wo
2 days ago
Highlanders recall Jona Nareki to face Crusaders
Jona Nareki will start for the Highlanders when they face the Crusaders in the Super Rugby Aotearoa today. Other players included in the Highlanders team are Ash Dixon
2 days ago

New winner for BOG as defending champions Labasa bows out
Defending Champions Sharma’s Investment (USA) Labasa is out of the 2020 Punjas Battle of the Giants tournament as they drew their final group match 1-1 against Go Fry N
2 days ago
Labasa and Nasinu locked 1-all
The Sharma’s Investment (USA) Labasa side and Go Fry Nasinu side are locked at 1-all in their final pool match of the 2020 Punjas Battle of the Giants tournament. Il
2 days ago
Kikau helps the Panthers maintain lead in the NRL
Fiji Bati star Viliame Kikau scored a try for the Penrith Panthers to help them beat the Canberra Raiders 28-12 in the NRL last night. Kikau scored the first try of th
3 days ago

Hurricanes keep faint title hopes alive after 31-18 victory
The Hurricanes still have an outside chance of claiming the inaugural Super Rugby Aotearoa title after overcoming the Chiefs 31-18 in Wellington last night. They are n
3 days ago

08/08/2020
Nadi is the first team to qualify for the BOG semi final
The All in One Builders (NZ) Nadi side have become the first team to qualify for the 2020 Punjas Battle of the Giants tournament semifinal after they defeated the Delta O
3 days ago
Concerns raised about the standard of football following Day 1 of the BOG tournament
Fiji Football Association President Rajesh Patel says by improving the standard of coaches, the standard of soccer will improve in Fiji. After a lapse of 5 months, at
3 days ago
Injury woes continue for former All Black Nehe Milner-Skudder
The injury woes continue for former All Black Nehe Milner-Skudder, who was ruled out of a return via club rugby this weekend after yet another setback. The Highlanders
3 days ago

Namosi retains Farebrother title
Namosi has retained the Farebrother Sullivan Trophy after beating Naitasiri 17-15 in a thriller at Thompson Park. Naitasiri opened the scoring with a try to Seremaia N
3 days ago
Ba and Labasa match ends in a one all draw
Priceline Pharmacy Ba and Sharma's Investment (USA) Labasa soccer team have played out a one-all draw in their Punjas BOG tournament second group match. Ilisoni Logivo
3 days ago
Navua upsets Lautoka 3-1 in BOG group match
The Koromakawa Rentals and Tours Navua team has beaten Lautoka 3-1 in their second group match of the Punjas BOG tournament. Veteran Seveci Rokotakala scored for Navua
3 days ago

Nasinu beats Suva 3-1
Go Fry Nasinu has bounced back from their thrashing against Ba yesterday to beat neighbours Flow Valves/ Island Accommodation Suva 3-1 in the Punjas Battle of the Giants
3 days ago
5 year old gets lifetime access to all Fiji Football events
5-year-old Mohammed Moshin from Velovelo in Lautoka now has lifetime access to all Fiji Football events after he was declared a champion during the Just Play - kids progr
3 days ago
Nasinu leading Suva 3-1
Nasinu is currently leading Suva by 3-1 in their Punjas BOG group match. Luke Savu and Marlon Tahioa scored the goal for Nasinu.Ravinesh Karan Singh scored for Suva.
3 days ago

Livai Ikanikoda to boost Naitasiri while Asaeli Tuivuaka and Cyril Reece to feature for Namosi
National 7s playmaker Livai Ikanikoda will feature for the Naitasiri side when they take on Namosi in the Skipper Cup and Farebrother Sullivan Challenge today. Ikaniko
3 days ago
Nasinu soccer coach gets two match suspension and fine after using abusive language towards a match official
Go Fry Nasinu soccer team coach Tagi Vonolagi has been handed a two-match suspension and a fine of $163.50 for using abusive language towards a match official in their Pu
3 days ago
Nasinu soccer coach gets two match suspension and fine after using abusive language towards a match official
Go Fry Nasinu soccer team coach Tagi Vonolagi has been handed a two-match suspension and a fine of $163.50 for using abusive language towards a match official in their Pu
4 days ago

Ronaldo scores twice but it is not enough as Juventus are out of the Champions League on away goals
Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice as Juventus beat Lyon 2-1 in their UEFA Champions League Round of 16 second leg match however it was not enough as Juventus went out on awa
4 days ago
Pita Gus at No.8 while Kini Naholo to make his debut for the Chiefs
Fiji born Pita Gus Sowakula will line-up for the Chiefs while Kini Naholo will make his debut when they take on the Hurricanes in the Super Rugby Aotearoa tonight. Chi
4 days ago
Lautoka edges Yasawa 14-12 in Skipper Cup
Lautoka has claimed its first win after making a 14-12 comeback victory over Yasawa in Round 3 of the Skipper Cup competition. Yasawa led Lautoka 12-0 at the break.
4 days ago

07/08/2020
Hughes scores twice as Rewa beats Lautoka 3-2
Setareki Hughes scored twice as Food City Rewa defeated Hyperchem Lautoka 3-2 in the Group B clash of the Punjas BOG tournament at Churchill Park. Lautoka took the lea
BOG
4 days ago
Ba thrash Nasinu 7-3 in BOG, Coach Tagi Vonolagi shown a red card for using offensive language
Priceline Pharmacy Ba have thrashed Go Fry Nasinu 7-3 in the Punjas Battle of the Giants tournament at Churchill Park where Nasinu Coach Tagi Vonolagi has been shown a re
4 days ago
Tuipulotu and Sotutu win awards at Blues Awards ceremony
Blues Captain and All Black, Patrick Tuipulotu has scooped up the major honours at the Blues Awards ceremony today. Tuipulotu was awarded the Blues Most Valuable Playe
4 days ago

Defending champions Labasa and Suva draw 1-1 in BOG
Veteran defender Taniela Waqa scored a late equalizer as Sharma’s Investment USA, Labasa kicked off their Punjas Battle of the Giants campaign with 1-1 draw against Flo
4 days ago
Reece to play for Crusaders in final home game of Super Rugby Aotearoa
The Crusaders have welcomed back a number of players to face the Highlanders on Sunday. This is the Crusaders' last home game of the Super Rugby Aotearoa competition i
4 days ago
Lautoka makes five changes for Yasawa
Former Flying Fijian Waisea Luveniyali has once again been named in the 23 member squad for Lautoka to take on Yasawa this afternoon. Lautoka has made five changes and
4 days ago

Suva and Labasa locked at nil -all at halftime in Punjas BOG
Flow Valves and Island Accommodation Suva and Sharma’s Investment USA Labasa are currently locked at 0-0 in the Punjas Battle of the Giants tournament this afternoon.
4 days ago
Nadi thrash Navua 4-1 in first BOG match
All in One Builders Nadi have defeated Koromakawa Rentals and Tours Navua 4-1 in the first match of the Punjas Battle of the Giants tournament at Churchill Park. Josua
BOG
4 days ago
Cakaubalavu and Vucago brought in for Nadroga
National 7s player Apenisa Cakaubalavu has been listed to start on the right wing for Nadroga in their Skipper Cup match against Tailevu at Ratu Cakobau Park tomorrow.
4 days ago

Nadi currently leading Navua 2-0 in the first match of the BOG
All in One Builders Nadi is currently leading Koromakawa Rentals and Tours Navua 2-0 in the first match of the Punjas Battle of the Giants tournament which began in the l
4 days ago
Nasoko on the reserves bench for Yasawa
Fiji 7s rep Kalione Nasoko will make his return to rugby after being named as a reserve for Yasawa in their Skipper Cup match against Lautoka today. Also included in t
4 days ago
Naduva, Tamani & Vularika to start for Suva against Nadi
Fiji Men’s National 7s team speedster Alasio Naduva will start on the wing in a star-studded Suva side that will take on Nadi in the Skipper Cup competition tomorrow.
5 days ago

NBA team owners pledge US$300 million over 10 years to Black empowerment
National Basketball Association team owners will contribute a total of US $300 million over the next 10 years to a charitable foundation aimed at accelerating economic gr
NBA
5 days ago
Fiji FA to conduct meth and cocaine tests for the first time during the 2020 Battle of the Giants tournament
Fiji Football Association CEO Mohammed Yusuf says soccer players will be tested for methamphetamine and cocaine for the first time during the 2020 Punjas Battle of the Gi
5 days ago
Donald Trump no loss to NBA – James
Los Angeles Lakers superstar LeBron James says that basketball will not miss Donald Trump after the US president said he turns off games featuring social justice protests
NBA
5 days ago

Labasa confident of retaining BOG title
Defending champions Sharma’s Investment USA Labasa will not let the absence of key defender Atonio Tuivuna for their first two games dampen their hopes of successfully
5 days ago
Flying Fijians coach keeping an eye out for local players
Flying Fijians coach Vern Cotter and his team have been monitoring the performance of all players including those playing in the Skipper Cup competition and they will soo
5 days ago

06/08/2020
Reece and Telea sign for Tasman in Mitre 10 Cup
Crusaders and All Blacks wing Sevu Reece, and Blues flyer Mark Telea, will play for the New Zealand provincial champions, Tasman in the Mitre 10 Cup this year. Reece a
5 days ago
Nasinu looking for improvements in the BOG after losing to Navua in VPL
The Go Fry Nasinu soccer team will look to improve their performance in the Punjas Battle of the Giants tournament after suffering a 3-2 loss at the hands of Navua in the
BOG
5 days ago
9 national sporting organisations get Safe Sports Fiji Certification
9 more national sports organisations will now be able to hold competition and events as they have been given Safe Sports Fiji Certification. These sporting bodies incl
5 days ago

Crusaders to give back to their fans this week rather than focusing on the Super Rugby Aotearoa title
The Crusaders may have the chance to wrap up the Super Rugby Aotearoa competition this weekend but their main focus is winning their home game for their fans following th
5 days ago
Sela aims to continue family tradition of scoring winning goals for Rewa
17-year-old Josaia Sela will be aiming to continue in the footsteps of his elder brothers, Epeli Saukuru and Iosefo Verevou, in scoring winning goals for the Food City R
BOG
5 days ago
Lautoka aims to record first win tomorrow against Yasawa
Lautoka Rugby will be aiming to record their first win in the Skipper Cup competition when they take on Yasawa Rugby tomorrow. Lautoka Rugby Union Administrator Joseph
5 days ago

Fiji in talks with major American sports to host competitions
The Fiji Sports Commission has confirmed that major American sporting organisations are approaching them to host competitions in Fiji. Commission Chairman Peter Mazey
5 days ago
Six Nations to resume in October
Six Nations organisers have confirmed the dates for the rescheduled matches to complete the 2020 tournament, which was brought to a halt by the coronavirus pandemic. M
6 days ago
United through to Europa League Quarterfinal
Manchester United are through to the quarterfinal of the UEFA Europa League after beating LASK 2-1 this morning. Martial goal vs LASK (2-1) #mufc pic.twitter.com/kuNUc
6 days ago

Jordie Barrett confirms stay with the Hurricanes for the 2021 Super Rugby season
Jordie Barrett has confirmed his commitment to the Hurricanes for the Super Rugby 2021 season. Head coach Jason Holland says Barrett has been crucial to their success
6 days ago
Suwamy excited for first tournament with Nadi
Former Ba and National rep Avinesh Suwamy says he is grateful to Nadi for accepting him with open arms as he prepares to play his first tournament with Nadi. Suwamy wh
6 days ago
Match against Suva has been a much awaited one – Nadi Rugby
Nadi Rugby Manager Jeff Tamata says the Skipper Cup match against Suva has been a much awaited one for them. Suva had beaten Nadi 39-15 in the Skipper Cup semi-final l
6 days ago

05/08/2020
Navua feel blessed to be playing in a Premier Division tournament after 6 years
The Koromakawa Rentals and Tours Navua soccer team knows that playing in a Premier Division tournament after six years will be tough because the level of competition will
BOG
6 days ago
Mike Tyson vows to throw out the rule book in-ring return against Roy Jones Jr
Mike Tyson is willing to throw out the rule book in his return to the boxing ring against Roy Jones Jr. The two maestros of the sweet science are set to clash in an ei
6 days ago
Mo'unga welcomes competition with Beauden Barrett
Richie Mo'unga says he welcomes a contest for the All Blacks' No.10 jersey, saying the competition is a positive rather than adding pressure to perform. Mo'unga owned
6 days ago

Lautoka hoping Sivoki will start in the match against Rewa
The Hyperchem Lautoka soccer team is in talks with Fiji FA to sort out certain conditions so that top defender Kolinio Sivoki can feature against Rewa this Friday in the
6 days ago
Tailevu ready for challenge posed by Nadroga - Lepani Matea
Tailevu rugby team manager Lepani Matea says the team understands they will be facing one of their biggest challenges this season when they take on Nadroga in the Skipper
6 days ago
Goalkeeping legend Iker Casillas retires
Former Real Madrid and Spain goalkeeper Iker Casillas has retired from soccer at the age of 39. 🗣️ Iker Casillas: "I was 16 years old. I left school, went home,
7 days ago

Rafael Nadal will not play at Grand Slam in New York
Defending champion Rafael Nadal has decided not to play the US Open later this month because the coronavirus pandemic is "not under control". Spanish world number two
7 days ago
Rafael Nadal will not play at Grand Slam in New York
Defending champion Rafael Nadal has decided not to play the US Open later this month because the coronavirus pandemic is "not under control". Spanish world number two
7 days ago
Nadi will not underestimate Navua – Kamal Swamy
All in One Builders (NZ) Nadi soccer coach Kamal Swamy says they are aware of the threat the Koromakawa Rentals and Tours Navua team brings and they will not be underesti
7 days ago

Tough task to win the Farebrother Trophy from Namosi - Tuisese
Naitasiri rugby coach Ilaitia Tuisese says it will be a tough task for them to try and win the Farebrother Sullivan Trophy from Namosi. Tuisese says they know they defe
7 days ago
Los Angeles Lakers secure Western Conference top-seed play-off spot for first time in decade
The Los Angeles Lakers have secured the top spot in the NBA's Western Conference for the first time in 10 years after beating the Utah Jazz. Anthony Davis scored 42 po
7 days ago

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