Rugby League

4th July

Tourney a success

Fiji Secondary Schools Rugby League president Naisa Cama has praised the standard of competition shown by schools in the annual Vodafone Cup competition. He made the comment after the grand finals on Saturday at Ratu...

Knights rule school league

Queen Victoria School under-15 players celebrated at Ratu Cakobau Park in Nausori with tears after winning the Fiji Secondary Schools Rugby League U15 final on Saturday. The lads from Vulinituraga beat Nasinu Secondary School Panthers 28-6. Victoria Knights coach Isireli Mataitoga said they were determined to win. “This is our youngest team filled with boys...

3rd July

QVS makes history

Queen Victoria School created history yesterday by winning all the Fiji secondary schools rugby league grade finals at Ratu Cakobau Park in Nausori yesterday. The boys from Vulinituraga scooped the under-15 title beating Nasinu Panthers 28-6. In the U17 grade, they beat Marist Brothers High school 20-18 and scooped the top title of the competition,...

2nd July

Clean sweep for QVS at the FSSRL finals

The Fiji Secondary School Rugby League finals concluded this afternoon with Queen Victoria School winning all their grades. The U19 grade defeated Ba Provincial Dragon 28-14, the U17 grade beat Marist Brothers High School Stormers 20-18, while  the QVS Knights won the U15 final against Nasinu Secondary School Panthers. Principal Ratu Josefa Gavidi said hats...

QVS Knights edge MBHS Stormers in U17 final

It was another victory for the Queen Victoria School Knights after they beat Marist Brothers High School Stormers 20-18, in the U17 finals of the finals of the Fiji Secondary School Rugby League at Ratu Cakobau Park. The Knights earlier won the U15 final against Nasinu Secondary School Panthers. It was a close game for...

South Eastern Zone Dolphins crowned women’s champ

The South Eastern Zone Dolphins team was crowned the Fiji Secondary School Rugby League women’s champion after defeating Western Secondary School barracudas 20-0. Manager Salome Nainoka said the team consisted of four schools from Lomaivuna, Naitasiri, Naiyala and Tailevu. She said despite the financial challenges they faced they managed to come through with a win.

30th June

Dragons the team to watch

Ba Provisional Freebird Institute Dragons will meet Queen Victoria School Knights in the Vodafone Fiji Secondary Schools Rugby League under-19 grand finals this Saturday. The Dragons dominated and proved too strong, edging RKS Eels in the semi-finals last week 16-10. The young boys from Lautoka displayed a well structured game, with plain basic ball skills...

‘Gaya’ gives back to sport – Former Fiji referee officiates at schools semi-finals

Gayanendra Prasad, known by his friends as ‘Gaya’, is one of the most respected and prominent rugby league referees in Fiji. He is the only Fijian referee of Indian descent and the only one that has a Level 3 referee qualification in Fiji. Prasad also holds a Level 3 and Level 2 referees coach and...

Knights rise to the challenge

THE Queen Victoria School Knights under-17 side will play Marist Brothers High School Storms in the national final this Saturday. The Knights produced a brave come-from-behind win over Ratu Kadavulevu School Eels 28-16 in the semi-final. RKS was leading 16-8 at halftime and failed to score any points in the second spell. QVS slowly worked...

29th June

Hits for schools league as interest grows

Secondary schools rugby league in Fiji is getting more bytes or following on the internet, says Fiji Secondary Schools Rugby League association secretary Lai Corerega. The huge following has seen the fan base for the FSSRL Vodafone Trophy soar to an unbelievable new height in the past two months. “The Vodafone Trophy social media audience...

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