Rugby League

Baptism of fire – Raketekete prepares for first rugby league game

Ruth Raketekete has never played rugby league before but this Friday she will be thrown into the deep end as she leads the Fiji School Girls side against a touring Australia team at Albert Park...

27th September

Sivo keen to get parents to watch grand final

Fijian Parramatta Eels rugby league player Maika Sivo will reunite with his parents after three years during the NRL Telstra Premiership grand final on Sunday. According to the NRL website, Sivo’s parents Joeli and Mere will make the mad dash from their small village in Momi, Nadi to watch their son play in person for...

22nd September

Fiji-Australia match tickets selling fast

Fiji’s Rugby League World Cup match against Australia is turning out to be a much-anticipated clash with organisers confirming that fewer than 150 seats remain for sale. The October 15 RLWC opening day clash will be held at Headingley Stadium which has a seating capacity for 19,500 spectators. Organisers say there are limited category A...

Bati big 5 to miss England warm-up

The Fiji Bati squad members who will take the field in the National Rugby League preliminary finals and grand final will face it tough. They will have less than seven days to gel with the rest of the Fiji team before their Rugby League World Cup opening match against Australia on October 15. Barnstorming forward...

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