Letters To The Editors

Letters to the Editor – Tuesday, August 3, 2021

Medal prospects I had put pen to paper just before the start of the Tokyo Olympics that Fiji men’s and women’s 7s rugby teams were the only medal prospects for Team Fiji. All of a...

2nd August

Letters to the Editor – August 2, 2021

The Sunday Times SOUNDS of rustling pages fill the air. Hooray! Sunday is back on track. Vinaka vakalevu to Mr Wesley and the team who made it possible. TESSA MACKENZIE Suva Welcome our heroes OUR national men and women rugby sevens teams deserve a heroes welcome for their splendid performances at the Olympics. While our men claimed a second gold medal, our Fijiana side deserve special mention as their...

1st August

Letters to the Editor – Sunday, August1, 2021

A house for Jerry As D Sharma wrote in this column on Saturday I also echo the idea for a house by the Government to our champion Jerry Tuwai. He deserves better but we can settle for a house at least. Whilst writing this note I read out loud to my family members who overwhelmingly...

31st July

Letters to the Editor – Saturday, July 31, 2021

Winning styles Couldn’t help contrasting the different gold winning styles used when looking at Ben Ryan’s winning brigade in Rio in 2016 and Gareth Baber’s giant slayers brigade. The Rio team displayed artistry, elegance, sophistication and class as they weaved their silky way to outclass a very, very, classy Team GB. Tokyo was different. The...

30th July

Letters to the Editor – July 30, 2021

Well done KUDOS to little Jerry and his gladiators for a historically golden accomplishment. Well done team Fiji!. Hats off to head successful coach and mentor Gareth Baber for moulding a deadly and a winning combo. As a symbolic gesture and appreciation, I hope our good government bestows Gareth with the chiefly title of Ratu...

29th July

Letters to the Editor – Thursday, July 29, 2021

Defensive strategy I believe the defensive strategy implemented by Baber is great and working well. The players have adapted well to this structure as they have been spot on with their tackling. Most interestingly, the players have been tackling within the rules of the game and maintaining their discipline. That’s the way to go, if...

28th July

Letters to the Editor – Wednesday, July 28, 2021

Scintilating performance We bounced back in emphatic style and proved our critics wrong. With mediocre performance in the first two pool matches there were already some negativities perpetuated on social media. But less did they realise the fact, that it is 7s rugby and we can always regroup and come out firing in the next...

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