Editors Comment

Editorial comment – Setting our base right

THE revelation that some of national sevens players have turned down offers because they want to be part of our defence of the Olympic Games title is interesting. It says a lot for the value...

10th December

Editorial comment – Road tragedy

Two people are dead! They were killed in a horrific road accident yesterday at Nabukavesi, between Suva and Navua. One person is in a critical condition at the Colonial War Memorial Hospital in Suva, and a bus driver is under observation at the Navua Hospital following the accident. It is sad that death has to...

9th December

Editorial comment – Slow start to series

THE national sevens side yesterday settled for ninth position on the World Rugby Sevens Series after the opener in Dubai. It was the first time for us to miss the cup quarter-finals in 21 years. Two yellow cards in the first half didn’t help our cause, although Fiji led 12-5 at the break. The game...

8th December

Picking up the pieces

The national side succumbed to Argentina 21-24 and came back to defeat France 24-14 in the final round of pool games at the Dubai 7s yesterday. It wasn’t enough though to guide us through to the cup quarter-finals. In the end, with all teams in our pool having the same number of wins, entry into...

7th December

Focusing on the measles scare

THE revelation that we now have two more cases of measles recorded in the Central Division is cause for concern. The numbers are slowly rising going by the stats offered by the Health Ministry. It has taken the number of cases detected in Fiji to date to 18. The two new cases included a three-month-old...

6th December

Leading by example

It’s hard to get over the fact that Fijian wonder boy Roy Krishna is making headlines in the Indian Super League. Having joined the ATK club this season, the former Labasa man won the Hero of the Month award for November, this week. The ace striker has been in impressive form in the ISL. In...

5th December

Editorial comment – Flying Fijians coach

IT’S getting pretty hot at the top it seems. The top being at the helm of the Flying Fijians team, that is. When all things are said and done, this is going to attract a lot of attention for rugby fans. Flying Fijians coach John McKee has been at the helm of a side that...

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