Editors Comment

17th April

Editorial comment – Something to look out for

The heat’s well and truly up at the annual Fiji Secondary Schools Athletics Finals in the Capital City, even if the skies opened up intermittently throughout yesterday. The rain, when it did fall, failed to...

16th April

Editorial comment – We are here again

WE are here again, smack bang at the start of what is expected to be three exciting days of athletics action at the National Stadium in Suva. It seems that way from the outset. The fans are headed here, into the Capital City. The old scholars are loading social media, showing their support and allegiance....

15th April

Editorial comment – No stroll in the park

Fijian fans would have been forgiven if they’d assumed we should have had a smooth path straight into the quarter-finals of the Singapore 7s at the weekend. Hopes were quite high when we rocked through to a massive 50-12 win over Canada in our first pool match on Saturday. Hopes would have been pretty high...

13th April

Editorial comment – Pulling out all stops

IT’S interesting that national coach Gareth Baber has made one change to the team to defend the Singapore 7s title this weekend. Yasawa man Napolioni Ratu has been named in the 12-member team for the two-day tournament which starts today. He replaces Terio Tamani. As we count down to the beginning of the event, Baber...

12th April

Editorial comment – Fiji all the way

Aisea Nasili appears to be an assuming man. At 73 years old, he has finally lived a dream. It had been a long time coming, but in the end, it was worth the wait, he reckons. The years had been spent tending to his yaqona farm at Nacavanadi Village on Gau Island. He had been...