Wairiki Briefs

Medics were busy during the Fiji Bitter Wairiki Sevens yesterday. Picture: JONA KONATACI

Prayer breaks

IT was good to see the games being stopped for 12pm and 6pm prayers. It was something new for the Suva teams. Since the tournament is being hosted at the Wairiki Parish grounds, prayers are compulsory.


A TOTAL of 25 yellow cards were issued in the first three days of the rugby competition. Four red cards were dished in the men’s grade and two to the women’s grade. High and dangerous tackles and infringements were the main issues.

Police presence

IT was good to see officers from the Fiji Police Force patrolling the ground. Fifteen police officers were present.


A VOLLEYBALL team from Biosecurity Fiji called the ‘Au na Valu awareness team’ caught an iguana on the island of Qamea on Thursday morning. Now it’s on display for people to see.

Ex-Fiji reps

IT was good to see former national players taking part. Samisoni Viriviri played for Police White, Viliame Maya played for the Naselesele team, Tevita Daugunu for Wardens and Peni Gaunimeke for TK Brothers.

Soccer final

SOUTHERN Bees will take on Faith Brothers in the final of the soccer tournament at 3pm today. Southern Bees defeated South Taveuni 3-2 after penalty kicks. Faith Brothers defeated Raiwasa 1-0.

Food stalls

A TOTAL of 18 food stalls were set up at the Wairiki ground. Roti parcels, barbaque, stir fry, curry chicken, fried fish with home made fruit juice were selling at affordable prices. || Wairiki briefs || Wairiki briefs

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