Rugby League

Ravoravo Rabbitohs wary of weekend Cup battle

FIJI National Rugby League Vodafone Cup defending champions Ravoravo Rabbitohs is wary of the final Vodafone Cup battle this weekend as they face Army Bears in the grand final at Lautoka’s Churchill Park. The team will feature in their third grand final match after their establishment in 2017. Head coach Sitiveni Vuniyayawa said the side...

African Champions League final remains in limbo after CAS decisionreu

LAUSANNE (Reuters) – The decision to order a replay of the African Champions League final was thrown out by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) on Wednesday, who told the Confederation of African Football (CAF) to refer the case to its proper disciplinary structures for a decision. The Swiss-based court’s ruling leaves the final...

Pools confirmed for 2019 Rugby League World Cup 9s

SYDNEY, 01 AUGUST 2019 (INSIDE THE GAMES) – The pools for this year’s Rugby League World Cup 9s event have been confirmed during the official launch of the tournament in Parramatta within Greater Western Sydney. Group A of the men’s competition is made up of New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, the United States and hosts...

Rabbitohs wary of opponent

VODAFONE Cup defending champions Ravoravo Rabbitohs is counting on teamwork to take them ahead in the semi-finals of the Vodafone Cup this weekend. After a nail-biting match against West Fiji Dolphins 10-8 last Saturday the team sustained a lot of injuries which they hope to recover from by the end of this week. Head coach...

Panthers mission grand final spot

THE Dee Cees Nadera Panthers will be marching into this weekend’s semi-final with a different game plan hoping to lift their game and win a spot in the Vodafone Cup grand final next weekend. The team edged Navatulevu Nadi Herons 10-0 in the cup quarter-final last weekend. Head coach Vula Dakuitoga said the team had...

Tough pool for Fiji 9s team

THE Fiji National Rugby League 9s team is pooled against Samoa, Tonga and Cook Islands in the Downer Rugby League World Cup 9s tournament that will be held in Australia in October. An event that showcases the individual talents of the players, Fiji has proven to be the best in the Pacific after they won...

‘Rugby league rebooted’: 20/40 rule to debut at World 9s

SYDNEY, 23 JULY 2019 (NRL) – International rugby league will be “rebooted” with key rules – including the first trial of a 20/40 kick – to be introduced at October’s World 9s tournament. NRL CEO Todd Greenberg was joined by a host of the game’s entertainers on Monday as the “festival of rugby league” returns...

Rugby league players battle for national team spot

COMPETITION has heated up in the Fiji National Rugby League’s Vodafone Cup competition as local players now eye a spot in Fiji’s team to next years New South Wales Ron Massey Cup in Australia. “Intensity has picked up definitely as many players are now eyeing the bigger picture,” said FNRL acting chief executive officer Don...

2019 Pacific Games: Fiji wins another gold in rugby league

THE Fiji men’s rugby league side has won gold at the 2019 Samoa Pacific Games currently underway in Samoa. The side beat PNG 14-nil in the final. Fiji led 4-nil at the break. Fiji has now won three gold medals at the Games. The Fiji women’s rugby league also won gold medal final after defeating...

2019 Pacific Games: Historic Gold for rugby league women

THE Fiji rugby league women’s side has written it’s name in history books becoming the first ever women’s side to win Gold at the Pacific Games in rugby league competition. The side beat Papua New Guinea 16-4 in the Gold medal match this evening. Timaima Ravisa scored the lone try of the first spell as...

2019 Pacific Games: Fiji women leads PNG in gold medal final

FIJI Women’s Rugby League teamare leading 4-0 against Papua New Guinea in a tough first half of the Pacific Games Women’s league final. Timaima Ravisa scored the lone try for Fiji to put them in the lead.

2019 Pacific Games:Fiji men’s rugby league through to Gold medal match

TWO medals have been confirmed for Fiji from the sport of Rugby League at the 2019 Pacific Games in Samoa. Fiji Men’s League team has earned a spot in the final after defeating Samoa 18-8 in the semi final match at Apia Park Stadium in Samoa. The side made a good start and led 14-4...

2019 Pacific Games: Fiji leads Samoa at half-time

THE Fiji Men’s league team lead Samoa 16-4 at half time in a semi-final match at the PAcific Games. The team scored three tries to put them ahead of the hosts. Second half begins shortly.  

2019 Pacific Games: Fiji Women’s through to Gold medal match

THE Women’s rugby league side is through to the finals after a tough game against Samoa. The team defeated the hosts 12-4 to earn themselves a spot in the finals against Papua New Guinea. Fiji played Papua New Guinea yesterday in the pool match and beat them 16-8 so they might have a chance for...

2019 Pacific Games: Fiji leads Samoa at half-time

FIJI Women’s League side takes the lead at half time 4-0 against Samoa in the Women’s semi finals match. Try was scored by Merewairita Nai with an unsuccessful conversion. Fiji 4-0 Samoa.

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