Rugby League

NRL star released on bail, faces a charge of aggravated sexual assault: Aussie media reports

Jarryd Hayne was released on bail in the early hours of today after being charged with aggravated sexual assault and will face court next month, according to reports by news.com.au. According to the Australian news...

17th November

Dee Cees Nadera Panthers wins FNRL 9s tourney

DEE Cees Nadera Panthers survived a tough Coastline Roos onslaught to secure a 12-10 win in the Fiji National Rugby League Sigatoka 9s tournament at Lawaqa Park yesterday. Both teams scored two tries each but the conversion made the difference as Panthers walked away with the $2,000 top prize money. Head coach Vula Dakuitoga said...

Indiscipline cost a win for the Fiji Residents

THE touring Australian Affiliated States rugby league team bounced back superbly in the second spell to hold the Fiji Residents 20-all at Lawaqa Park this afternoon. Trailing 20-6 at the break, the visitors displayed structured rugby and pressurised the Fijians to commit unforced errors. Indiscipline and individual play also led to Fiji’s downfall as Tikiko...

Panthers to face Roos in 9s competition final

DEE Cees Nadera Panthers will face Coastline Roos in the final of the Fiji National Rugby League 9s competition at Lawaqa Park this afternoon. The Vula Dakuitoga-coached side defeated USP Islanders 14-10 in the first nail-biting semi-final. USP under the guidance of former Panthers rep Asaeli Sorovaki tried its best but was not enough to...

14th November

Rugby league: New Oceania Cup tournament to be introduced

THE Rugby League International Federation Board has approved in principle a rolling calendar of matches for the next eight years. This will see an introduction of an Oceania Cup in which Fiji will feature in a pool with Samoa and Papua New Guinea. Fiji Bati Residents manager Chris Tomlinson was upbeat about the announcement. “This is great...

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