Saturday, June 19, 2021

Kaiviti Silktails and Wolves battle it out in hard fought 24- all draw

The Kaiviti Silktails and the Windsor Wolves could not be separated in a nail-biting 24-all draw at Mascot Oval that featured on NSWRL TV. The first half of football showcased a gusty and physical style...

Devils made to fight against PNG Hunters with 38-22 win

Three new faces joined the Norths Devils as the team recorded another win, this time a 38-22 win over PNG Hunters at Bishop Park. The three men have different stories to tell, but they joined...

Palau backs Japan’s effort to stage Tokyo Olympics

Palau is supporting Japan’s plan to proceed with hosting the Tokyo Olympics next month, despite calls to cancel the games. President Surangel Whipps Jr told the local reporters last week that the athletes competing in...

Cook Islander Romani Katoa elected to global swimming body

Cook Islander Romani Katoa was elected to the bureau of the International Swimming Federation executive board, also known as FINA, over the weekend. His election is a first for a Pacific Islander. Also holding the role...

Oceania Olympians leading the vaccination charge towards Tokyo

There's been a strong uptake from Pacific Island athletes getting vaccinated against Covid-19 in the lead-up to the Tokyo Olympics. The Summer Games are scheduled to begin on 23 July, after being delayed by 12...
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NSW thrash Queensland 50-6 to claim State of Origin opener

Tom Trbojevic scored a hat-trick as a dynamic New South Wales crushed Queensland 50-6 Wednesday to draw first blood in the best-of-three State of Origin rugby league series. In front of a raucous sell-out crowd...

Australia’s Olympics lifeline to Pacific nations

The Morrison Government and the Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) are working in partnership to support over 170 Olympic and Paralympic athletes from eleven Pacific nations to prepare for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic...

Fiji Rugby announce Nike as official team and training kit supplier

Fiji Rugby will have heads turning on and off the field of play this year with the Pacific rugby powerhouse partnering with global sporting giant Nike as its official team and training kit supplier. The...

OFC competitions calendar rescheduled

International travel within OFC’s Member Associations continues to pose significant risks to the health and welfare of the Pacific community. Taking this into consideration, the OFC Executive Committee has agreed to a range of changes...

Fiji Rugby names men and women squad for PacificAus Sports Oceania Rugby SevensFiji Rugby...

Fiji Rugby Chief Executive Officer John O’Connor has welcomed the opportunity for our Fijian and Fijiana 7s teams to play important lead up against tough opposition in lead up to the Olympic Games in...

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