From the Editor-in Chief’s desk: Your May 22 briefing
22 May, 2022, 7:47 am
It was good to see the national 7s side on fire in the opening day of the tournament in France. That was a good one against Kenya. The Drua hit a brickwall against the Crusaders but I’m looking forward to the game against the Chiefs at Churchill Park in Lautoka next weekend.
I’m sure any big one right here, at home, and considering the support base, should be a cracker. So looking forward to that Drua game! The hype’s building up. You can sense excitement in the air!
The big one in The Sunday Times’ edition for May 22 is on statements by two politicians on campaigning and prefect induction ceremonies around the country.
Read that and more in The Sunday Times.
FEATURES: We have your regular features and entertainment and sports inside for your Sunday reading pleasure.
SPECIAL MENTION: Check out Chef Lance Seeto’s regular column on food inside. As more Fijians turn to growing fresh produce at home to help reduce food bills, Chef Seeto suggests it is also an opportune time to restart the battle against non-communicable diseases, by learning to eat more nutritionally from your own garden. Only in your Sunday Times!
THE Police Blue Rugby team outmuscled Marist 28-3 in the first quarter-final of the Suva Rugby Union Digicel Escott Shield competition at the Buckhurst ground in Laucala Bay. Police number 8 Mosese Naiova registered the first points for the men from Nasova in the 15th minute after a good passage of hard running from the forwards with the conversion successful from fly half Rapuama.
THE Oceania Tennis Federation will continue its development program in the region. A host of players who have gone through the program are participating in the Tattslotto Fiji Open Championship in Nadi.
NETBALL Fiji selectors will put together a national men’s team to provide warm-up matches for the touring Singapore women’s team next week. Netball Fiji chief executive officer Vivian Koster said the Punjas Fiji Men’s Netball Championship which concluded at the Vodafone Arena in Laucala Bay, Suva yesterday, was a good platform to select talent.
NEW ZEALAND top men’s sprint stars Eddie Osei-Nketia and Tiaan Whelpton are both exceedingly quick over 100 metres — just not swift enough to get themselves on to the team for the Birmingham Commonwealth Games.