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MOCE BREAKS SUVA WARRIORS 7 YEAR EASTER TOURNAMENT REIGN

Moce has broken the seven year reign Suva Warriors has enjoyed at the LICI Cricket Fiji Easter Tournament.more

EPL 2011 - Round 1 Results

Half centuries from Sekove Ravoka, Joji Bulabalavu and captain Waisake Tukaha allowed the Lau Voyagers dominate the opening round of the Elite Player League in Nadi.

Lau took on the Suva Capitals in two Twenty20 matches at the Namaka Public School ground and were easy victors in both games, winning the first by 34 runs and the second by 106 runs.

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Patrick Tuidraki Joins Cricket Fiji Staff

Cricket Fiji’s development team has a new face to add to its ranks with 22-year-old Patrick Tuidraki joining the team in the west.

Tuidraki, who is also in the Cricket Fiji senior squad, will be based in Lautoka and takes over from Gaurang Patel, who stood down from the position last month to concentrate on his own cricket.

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Cricket Fiji Launches 2011 EPL

Over 40 of Fiji’s best cricketers will be in action this weekend with Cricket Fiji launching its Elite Player League for 2011.

This will be the third year the elite competition will be run and selectors will use the tournament as a final chance to run the rule over players ahead of Fiji’s first international tour for the year in early July.

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Suva Warriors win LICI Cricket Fiji Easter Tournament

The date was different but the story was the same as the Suva Warriors made it seven consecutive LICI Cricket Fiji Easter Tournaments at Albert Park today.

In almost identical circumstances to last year Warriors overcame Moce in the decider as they continued their supremacy over the annual competition since 2005.

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Fiji to play historic Philippines games

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Cricket Fiji Announce Women's Squad

Cricket Fiji has named three debutantes in its women’s squad to tour Vanuatu for a tri-series in April.

Moce’s Sera Mafi and Luisa Vosaki, and Nadi’s Makalesi Madi will make their first appearance for Fiji as part of the 14-player squad which will make just its second international tour since the inception of women’s cricket in Fiji 18 months ago.

The squad also includes four internationally based players – captain Losi Harford and all-rounder Semaema Raramasi from New Zealand, vice-captain Alicia Dean from Australia and Sera Kaukiono, who was previously a development officer for Cricket Fiji, but presently lives in Japan.

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Jon Symonds joins Cricket Fiji as General Manager

Cricket Fiji is delighted to announce the appointment of new General Manager Mr Jon Symonds.

Mr Symonds takes over from Martin Shaw who departed Fiji in early November.

He commenced his new role from January 7 after he arrived in Fiji from the United Kingdom where he was previously based.

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EPL Round 4 Results

The Western Bulldogs and Lau Voyagers were victors in the fourth round of Cricket Fiji’s Elite Player League on Saturday.

Resuming after a two week break caused by rain, the Bulldogs played the Suva Capitals at Central College, Lautoka and recorded a narrow 26 run victory to bring them back into contention for a place in the EPL Final.more

The Drought Has Broken

The drought that has plagued Fiji for the past few months has finally broken with a deluge raining down upon both Suva and the West.

While the farmers are celebrating, Fiji's cricketers are not so pleased with the rain causing the cancellation of this week's games in Nadi and Lautoka.more

Capitals and Voyagers Win In EPL Round 2

The Suva Capitals scored their first win in this season’s EPL with a 63 run victory over the Sigatoka Dunes in Nadi on Saturday.

The win was sparked by a 75 run partnership between Inoke Cama and Colin Rika, while a quickfire 51 off just 38 balls by Greg Browne sealed the winning total.more

Cricket Fiji Farewells David Kachor

Cricket Fiji bade farewell to David Kachor this week after twelve months of distinguished service.

Working for Cricket Fiji as part of the Australian Youth Ambassadors for Development program, Daivd made an important contribution to the development of the sport in this country.more

Tukaha and Ravoka Lead the Way In Round 1 of EPL

A superb batting partnership between Sekove Ravoka and Waisake Tukaha was the highlight of the opening round of matches in Cricket Fiji’s Elite Player League played Saturday at Albert Park.

Their partnership was enough to lead the Lau Voyagers to a 127 run victory, while Western Bulldogs recorded a five wicket win in the day’s other match.more

EPL Rd. 1 Preview

Cricket Fiji’s Elite Player League starts on Saturday with two mouth-watering clashes promising an exciting start to the competition.

Last year’s champions, Suva Capitals will take on the Sigatoka Dunes at Albert Park 2, while the Western Bulldogs will play the Lau Voyagers in the second match at Albert Park 1.more

2010 Elite PLayer League Starts Saturday

Cricket Fiji’s premier competition, the Elite Player League, is set to start its second season this weekend when games kick off at Albert Park, Suva.

The league, which has been expanded to four teams this year, brings together the best players from around the country to play each other over a seven week period of intense competition.more

Fiji Defeats Indonesia - Finishes Third At Under 17's

Fiji’s Under 17 national cricket team, The Young Blues, have scored an impressive win over Indonesia to finish in third place at the East Asia Pacific Under 17 Cricket Trophy.

The win was sparked by a Man of The Match performance by all-rounder Naipolioni Gu who claimed four wickets and batted steadily to set Fiji up for the win.more

Day 3 Results From EAP Under 17 Tournament

Vanuatu have grabbed 2nd position after the completion of the round robin stage of the 2010 Pepsi ICC EAP U17 Cricket Trophy in Vanuatu with a resounding victory over Indonesia at Kazaa Field today.

Vanuatu Captain Callum Blake won the toss and elected to bat in perfect conditions, looking to post a strong total for Indonesia to chase in the afternoon session.more

Day 2 Results From EAP Under 17 Tournament

Indonesia have stormed into contention for a top two finish with a convincing win over Fiji in Round 2 of the 2010 Pepsi ICC EAP U17 Cricket Trophy in Port Vila, Vanuatu today.

Sent in by Fiji on an overcast morning, Indonesia batted with patience and flair to reach 6/193 from their 35 overs, following an outstanding innings from young opener Tadarus.more

Day 1 Results At EAP Under 17 Tournament

Papua New Guinea and Vanuatu have emerged as convincing winners on Day 1 of the 2010 Pepsi ICC EAP U17 Cricket Trophy in Port Vila, Vanuatu today.more

Nadi Wins Under 19 Eastern Conference

Nadi have won the Under 19 Western Conference tournament after recording a 33 run victory over Lautoka today.

Going into the match needing a win to secure the title, the Jetsetters prevailed after a good all round performance from Tauyesa Vakarau and a five wicket haul from Viliame Ratu.more

Nadi Shoot To The Top Of Under 19 Western Conference Table

Nadi has firmed as the favourites to take the Under 19 Western Conference Cricket tournament after their second win against Suva today in Nadi.

The Jetsetters scored a 48 run victory over Suva to leave the capital city side languishing at the bottom of the table with no wins from their first two gamesmore

Lautoka Win Blows Open Under 19 Tournament

Lauotka’s 53 run win over Suva in the Under 19 Western Conference Cricket Tournament has left the tournament table wide open, leaving today’s victors level on one win with Nadi and Tailevu.

The victory over the capital city side means that the remaining three matches will be hotly contested as all teams are still in with a chance to win the tournament.more

Nadi Defeats Tailevu In Under 19 Tournament

Nadi started their Under 19 Western Conference cricket tournament with a win over Tailevu today at Central College in Lautoka.

Playing their first match of the tournament they scored a three wicket win thanks to good all-round performances from Apakuki Cokavuadreu and Vakarau Tauyesa.more

Tailevu Wins First Match In Under 19 Tournament

Tailevu kicked off the Under 19 National Cricket Championship today with a 79 run victory over home team Lautoka at Central College.

The match starts the Under 19 Western Conference Tournament that will continue for the rest of the week before the Eastern Conference Tournament starts in Moce next Monday.more

National Under 19 Tournament Kicks Off in Lautoka

Cricket Fiji’s search for the next crop of young players who will play for the Emerging Blues, the national Under 19 team, will begin next week as the Under 19 National Championship starts in Lautoka.

The tournament, which will feature eight regional representative teams, will once again be split into an Eastern and Western Conference.more

Young Blues Squad Announced For East Asia Pacific Under 17 Tournament

Cricket Fiji has announced the final squad that will compete at the Under 17 East Asia Pacific Cricket Trophy next month in Vanuatu.

The 14 players making up the Young Blues squad who will travel to Port Vila come from a number of different associations within Fiji, highlighting the amount of development work done by Cricket Fiji officials in recent times.more

Fiji Players Selected For EAP Squad Camps

Five Fijian players have been selected to attend the East Asia Pacific squad training camps to be held in Brisbane in September.more

Under 17 National Training Squad Selected

Cricket Fiji has selected a National Under 17 Training Squad to prepare for this year’s East Asia Pacific Under 17 Cricket Trophy being held in Vanuatu in September.

The squad was selected at the end of the Under 17 National Championship matches between the Eastern All-Stars and Western All-Stars that was held this week in Suva.more

Eastern All-Stars Win Series 2-0

The Eastern All-Stars wrapped up the Under 17 Cricket Championship with a five wicket win over their Western counterparts today at Albert Park.more

Eastern All Stars Win First Game of Under 17 Series

An encouraging batting display by the Eastern Under 17 All-Stars proved enough to record a 72 run win over the Western All-Stars in their Under 17 National Championship series at Albert Park today.

Batting first, the Eastern All-Stars compiled a score of 177 before being dismissed in their second last over, with seven players reaching double figures in a good all round batting display.more

Western All-Stars Win Under 19 Series

The Western All-Stars wrapped up their Under 19 National Championship win over the Eastern All-Stars with a 63 run victory in today’s second match at Albert Park.

Today’s victory gave them a 2-0 series win over their Eastern counterparts in the series that doubles as a final selection trial for this year’s Under 19 National squad.more

Western All-Stars Win First Match in Under 19's

The Western All-Stars recorded a comfortable win in the first game of their Under 19 National Championship matches at Albert Park today.

The Eastern All-Stars batted first but were bowled out for a meagre 42 runs in just the 19th over thanks to a three wicket haul by Anare Tuidraki.more

Junior Cricket Week Sets The Scene For National Squads Selections

This week will see the commencement of a very important week for under-age cricket in Fiji, with the country’s best Under 17 and 19 cricketers battling it out on the cricket field to be considered for selection in Cricket Fiji national squads.more

Fiji Games Final Standings

Rain has cancelled all play on Day 3 of the Fiji Games. Follow the link for the final standings.more

FIji Games - Day 2 Results and Tables

Follow the link for the results from Day 2 of the Fiji Games competitions in Suva.more

Fiji Games Day 1 Results and Tables

Follow the link to see the results and tables for Day 1 of the Fiji Games men's and women's competitions.more

Cricket Fiji Appoints Development Manager

Joe Rika, the captain of the Fiji Blues national team, has been appointed as Cricket Fiji’s new Development Manager.

Rika will take control of Cricket Fiji’s growing development program to lead the growth of the sport at junior level and assist in developing the next generation of national team players.more

Women's Teams Prepare For Fiji Games

Four women’s teams will compete at the inaugural Fiji Games Women’s Cricket competition this weekend at Albert Park.

The competing teams include two new teams – Lautoka and Nausori – who will come up against Nadi and Suva, teams which competed in this year’s Women’s National Championship in January.more

EPL Cricket Teams Prepare For Fiji Games

The country’s best cricketers are in the final stages of their preparation for the Fiji Games, with four Elite Player League teams to fight for the gold medal.

The four EPL teams – Suva Capitals, Sigatoka Dunes, Western Bulldogs and Lau Voyagers – will compete in a Twenty/20 round robin format over three days at Albert Park.more

ICC Announces New EAP Regional Development Manager

The International Cricket Council (ICC) today announced that Andrew Faichney has been appointed to the position of East Asia-Pacific (EAP) Regional Development Manager.more

Suva Wins Easter Tournament

Suva Warriors have won the re-scheduled Easter Tournament Final thanks to match winning innings from Noa Acawei and Mesui Qalobula.

It was a match that both teams could have won and lost on a number of occasions as the momentum of the match swung on numerous occasions throughout the match.more

Rain Causes Play To Be Abandoned In Easter Tournament Final

A late afternoon rain storm caused play in today’s Easter Tournament final to be abandoned leaving a waterlogged pitch and two teams ready to play again on Tuesday.

With the field left unplayable after the storm match officials consulted with both teams before deciding that the game would be replayed in its entirety on Tuesday morning.more

Moce and Suva Warriors Win Semi Final Matches

A determined Moce team has earned a place in the Easter tournament final against Suva Warriors with a convincing win over Suva Crusaders in the Monday morning semi final.

Thanks to a five wicket haul from Sekope Biaunicava and a hard hitting 32 from Cakacaka Sau the Lau Islanders overcame a Crusaders team full of Fiji internationals.more

Western Tigers in Semi Finals

Western Tigers qualified for the semi finals of Cricket Fiji’s Easter Tournament with a tight win over Friends United at Albert Park on Sunday.

With the winner of the match claiming the last semi final place, the Tigers recorded an eleven run win despite the hard hitting innings of Don Nash almost getting Friends the win.more

Friends United and Western Tigers Left To Battle for Last Semi Final Place

Western Tigers and Australian club Friends United will battle it out for the last semi final place at Cricket Fiji’s Easter tournament after Day 3 matches were completed on Saturday.

Suva Warriors confirmed their place at the top of Pool 2 with a hard fought win over Moce, who finished second in the pool.more

Suva and Moce Confirm Semi Final Places on Rainy Day 2 of Easter Tournament

Suva Warriors, Suva Crusaders and Moce confirmed their places in the Easter Tournament semi finals with wins on day 2 of the tournament.

The Warriors’ defeat of Western Sharks and Moce’s comfortable victory over Oneata means they have confirmed their places in the top two of Pool 2 regardless of the day 3 results.more

Suva, Moce and Friends United Win On Day 1 Of Easter Tournament

The two Suva teams and Moce have posted impressive wins on the first day of Cricket Fiji’s annual Easter Tournament to put themselves in a good position to claim a semi final place.more

Cricket Fiji Prepares For Easter Tournament

Cricket Fiji will be hosting their annual Easter Tournament in Suva this weekend which will see an increased number of teams involved in the tournament including a touring side that is traveling to Fiji from Sydney Australia.more

Fijian Umpires Included on EAP Panel

Two Fijian umpires have been included on the EAP Umpires Suplementary Panel.more

Blues Finish 6th At WCL

The Fiji Blues have finished off a disappointing World Cricket League campaign with a tight loss to Jersey in the 5th/6th Place Playoff match in Nepal.

A good batting performance that included a 160 run partnership between captain Joe Rika and Iniasi Cakacaka was not enough to get the team over the line for a win.more

Blues Slump To Defeat At the Hands Of Nepal

On a day where if it could go wrong it did go wrong the Fiji blues slumped to an embarrassing defeat at the hands of tournament hosts Nepal at the World Cricket League competition.more

Blues Defeated By Jersey

The Fiji Blues have suffered their second disappointing defeat at the World Cricket League Division 5 tournament in Nepal after being defeated by Jersey on Sunday.

After winning the toss and electing to bat the blues wasted the opportunity to build a competitive total with poor shot selection and an inability to build partnerships.more

Blues Crash to Defeat At WCL 5

The Fiji Blues have crashed to a disappointing defeat in their first game of the World Cricket League Division 5 competition in Nepal.

Playing against tournament favourites USA in their first match the Blues were never in the match against a strong American outfit.more

Blues Ready For World Cricket League

The Fiji Blues are ready for their assault on the World Cricket League Division 5 competition in Nepal, starting on Saturday.

Having arrived in Kathmandu eight days before their first game the Blues have had an opportunity to get used to the different conditions in Nepal that they will face during the tournament.more

Another Close Loss for The Viti Ruve

The Viti Ruve, Fiji’s national women’s cricket team, have suffered another close loss in the third match of their three game series against Samoa.

Coming off a disappointing second game it was important that the team showed character and bounced back with a good performance.more

Samoa Win Second Game of Series

The Samoan Women’s National team have taken an unassailable 2-0 lead in the 3 match series that started yesterday in Apia, Samoa, and have now qualified for the 2010 Pepsi ICC EAP Women’s Cricket Trophy to be held in Sano, Japan in May 2010.more

Samoa Win A Tight Game In Opening Match of Women's Series

The Viti Ruve, Fiji’s Women’s national cricket team, have lost a thrilling match in their first game against Samoa in Apia yesterday.

Chasing a total of 124, the Ruve were all out for 118, leaving them seven runs short of victory.more

National Women's Team Selected For Samoa Challenge Series

Cricket Fiji has announced the first ever National Women’s Cricket team that will play a three match series in Samoa next month.

Selected at the end of the National Women’s Championship, the 13 member team will challenge Samoa for the final place at the East Asia Pacific Women’s Cricket Trophy in Japan.more

Moce Win Inaugural National Women's Championship

Moce Islanders have won the inaugural National Women’s Cricket Championship despite a slight hiccup on the final day.

Moce lost their final game against Suva Flying Angels but still managed to lead the points tally at the end of the week long tournament.more

Nadi Stun Suva at Women's National Championship

Nadi Jetsetter caused the upset of the tournament by beating Suva Flying Angels on day 4 of the Women’s National Cricket Championships at the Army Barracks Ground.

Winless from their first two games, the Jetsetters bounced back to beat a previously undeafeated Suva by 56 runs thanks to a strong bowling performance by Makelesi Mada and Mareta Vuadreu.more

Moce Score Second Win While Lomary Defeat Veimataqali

Moce Islanders scored their second win from two games at the Women’s National Championships after defeating Nadi Jetsetters shooting them to the top of the tournament table, while Lomary Schoolies had a win over Veimataqali to keep their title hopes alive.more

Suva And Moce Win On Day 2 Of Women's Tournament

Suva Flying Angels and Moce Islanders won their matches at today’s National Women’s Cricket Championships, with the win cementing Suva’s place as the tournament favourites.more

Suva and Lomary Win On Day 1 Of Women's National Championships

The Suva Flying Angels and Lomary Schoolies have opened their Women’s National Championships accounts with wins on the first day’s play.

Suva recorded a two-bonus point win with a comprehensive victory over Veimataqali thanks to a dominant display by all-rounder Ruci Kaiwai.more

Strong Blues Squad Announced For WCL 5

The Fiji Blues team to play at the World Cricket League Division 5 competition has been announced after selectors picked an experienced squad for the tournament in Nepal next month.more

Women's National Championship Starts On Monday

Cricket Fiji’s first National Women’s Cricket Championship has attracted five teams to compete in the tournament starting on Monday.more

Injury Forces Sorovakatini To Withdraw From Squad

Fiji Blues captain Joe Sorovakatini has withdrawn from the national squad after a persistent knee injury would not mend as the team prepares for its World Cricket League tournament next month in Nepal.

Sorovakatini, originally from Lakeba, is a long serving member of the national team having first played for the Blues in the mid-80’s continuing through to the recent tours of Vanuatu and Samoa lmore

Capitals Win EPL

The Suva Capitals have clinched the EPL title thanks to a Man of the Match performance from Jikoi Kida in their deciding match against the Sigatoka Dunes in Nadi on Saturday.

The EPL title was on the line in today’s final match with any of the three teams in the league able to win the championship depending upon the result today.more

EPL To Come To Thrilling Conclusion This Weekend

Cricket Fiji’s Elite Player League championship comes down to the last game this Saturday as the Sigatoka Dunes play the Suva Capitals at Manaka Public School in Nadi.

Preparations for both teams have been disrupted this week with Tropical Cyclone Mick having brought Fiji to a standstill after tearing through the country on Monday. With some parts of the country still without electricity and emore

Baba and Lomani Nominated for Cricket Europe's EAP Player of the Year Award

Two members of the Fiji Blues, Jo Baba and Sakarai Lomani, have been included in Cricket Europe's EAP Player of the Year competition after impressive performances throughout the year.more

Preliminary Women's National Squad Selected

Cricket Fiji has taken the next step in the evolution of the Women’s National team with the announcement of a National Training Squad.more

Another Big Weekend For Gauna

It was another big weekend for Maciu Gauna in Wollongong as his Wests Illawarra club recorded two wins and once agin Maciu was in the runs.more

EPL Title Left Wide Open As Rain Washes Out Play In Round 4

Cricket Fiji’s Elite Player League title will be decided on the last weekend of the season after rain washed out the match between Western Bulldogs and Suva Capitals on Saturday.

Suva’s grey skies opened up on Friday night leaving the Army Barracks ground waterlogged and unplayable.more

EPL Title On The Line This Weekend As Bulldogs Play Capitals

The EPL title could be wrapped up this weekend if the Western Bulldogs beat the Suva Capitals in Saturday’s match at the Army Barracks Ground in Suva.

Sitting on top of the ladder after round 4, a Bulldog win will see them move four points clear of their rivals with just one match left.more

Gauna In The Runs Again at Wests Illawarra

Maciu Gauna continued his good run scoring form with another top scoring innings for Wests Illawarra on the weekend.

Recently promoted to second grade on the back of strong batting performances, Gauna showed that the promotion was well deserved with an unbeated 60 as Wests scored 266 on the first day of their two day game against Corrimal.more

Western Conference All Star Team Announced

The Western Conference All Star team to play against the Eastern Conference All Stars has been announced after the completion of the Western Conference games.more

Suva Wins Under 19 Western Conference

Suva has won the Under 19 National Championship Western Conference after winning all three games against Nadi, Lautoka and Tailevu.more

Bulldogs Top EPL Ladder After Win over Dunes

The Western Bulldogs have placed themselves in the box seat to claim the EPL title after a thrilling win over Sigatoka Dunes at the Namaka Public School ground on Saturday.

The Bulldogs snuck home for a two wicket win in what was easily the best game of the EPL so far.more

EPL Round 4 Preview - Dunes v Bulldogs

As Cricket Fiji’s Elite Player League enters the second half of the season, this weekend’s game could have a major bearing on which teams eventually wins the championship.

The Sigatoka Dunes play the Western Bulldogs on Saturday at Namaka Public School in Nadi in a crucial match.more

Under 19 National Championships Continue in Suva

The Under 19 National Championships has continued this week with two Western Conference games being played so far in Suva.

On Monday Tailevu made their first appearance at the Championships when playing Suva at the Army Barracks ground.more

Preliminary Fiji Blues Squad Announced

The Fiji Blues preparation for the World Cricket League Division 5 competition has stepped up a notch with the national selectors naming a 22 player preliminary squad.

With the Blues looking for a good performance at the WCL competition in Nepal, players have been playing in the Elite Player League for the past month with the aim of catching the selectors’ eye with strong performances.more

Capitals Bounce Back With Victory Over Dunes

The cloudy Suva skies and intermittent drizzle couldn’t dampen an exciting day’s play at the Army Barracks ground as Suva Capitals hosted Sigatoka Dunes in the Elite Player League’s Round 3 match.

This match highlighted the topsy-turvey nature of the EPL with any team able to beat their opposition on the day.more

EPL Round 3 Preview - Capitals v Dunes

Cricket Fiji’s Elite Player League will be at the half way mark after this weekend’s game between the Sigatoka Dunes and Suva Capitals at the Army Barracks Ground in Suva.

The Capitals, playing on home turf for the first time, will need to bounce back from a disappointing batting performance last week in their loss to the Western Bulldogs.more

Suva Defeats Nadi at Under 19 National Championships.

Suva opened their Under 19 National Championship campaign with a win over Nadi today at Namaka Public School in Nadi.

Suva batted first and scored a respectable 104 in the face of some good bowling by exciting young prospects Anare Tuidraki and Varkau Tauyesa.more

Nadi v Lautoka In Under 19 Opener

Nadi and Lautoka Open Under 19 National Championship Cricket Fiji’s Under 19 National Championship opened today with Nadi playing Lautoka at Namaka High School in Nadi.

The tournament, which is a central part of Cricket Fiji’s talent development program, opened the Western Conference matches with a match between the near neighbours from the west.more

Bulldogs Bite

The Western Bulldogs have bounced back in their second EPL match thanks to a five wicket haul from Iniasi Cakacaka and a strong batting partnership between the Sorovakatini brothers at the Central College ground in Lautoka.more

EPL Round 2 Preview - Suva Capitals v Western Bulldogs

Cricket Fiji’s Elite Player League enters its second round this Saturday when the Suva Capitals travel to Lautoka to play the Western Bulldogs.

The Bulldogs will be hoping that home field advantage will assist them in bouncing back from a disappointing first up performance against Sigatoka Dunes last week.more

Gauna Narrowly Misses Second Century For Wests Illawarra

Blues wicketkeeper Maciu Gauna fell agonisingly short of his second century for Wests Illawarra 3rd Grade on the weekend with a strong performance against Helensburg.

Playing the first day of a two day match Gauna came to the wicket with the score at 3 for 137 after some good top order batting from his teammates. He then proceeded to score 98 runs to form the backbone of Wests score of 303.more

Sigatoka Dunes Open EPL With Emphatic Victory

The Sigatoka Dunes have stamped their mark on the Elite Player League with an impressive performance resulting in a comfortable victory over the Western Bulldogs in the competition’s first match.

The Player of the Match Award was shared by the two players who led the Dunes charge to victory with David Kachor scoring an unbeaten century, while Lee Waqa claimed 7 for 16 in an impressive displaymore

Elite Player League to Commence This Weekend

Cricket Fiji’s new competition, the Elite Player League, will commence this weekend with the Western Bulldogs taking on the Sigatoka Dunes at the Army Barracks Ground.

This exciting new competition will feature the best players from Fiji split into three teams – the Suva Capitals, the Western Bulldogs and the Sigatoka Dunes – with each team playing four matches.more

Three Blues Selected For EAP Representative Team

Three members of the Fiji Blues have been selected in the East Asia Pacific representative team that will compete at the Australian Country Cricket Championships in Australia next January.

Jo Baba, Joe Rika and Sakaraia Lomani have been selected in the team and will join the best players from the region in playing against the best of Australia’s country cricketers.more

Joe Rika - Club Cricket, Brisbane and Tractor Mowers

We all know that Joe Rika is a young batsman with great potential, but would you let him loose with a tractor mower? Brisbane club Western Districts have and you can read about it in the attached newspaper article.more

Women's Cricket League Commences in Suva

It has taken a while, but Women's cricket has finally come to Fiji after the Suva women's cricket league commenced on the weekend.

Two games were played to start the competition at Albert Park on a beautiful summer's day that was perfect for Twenty/20 cricket.more

Joe Rika Attends Advanced Coaching and Development Seminar

Joe Rika has taken some time out of his new club commitments with Western Districts to attend the EAP's Advanced Coaching and Development Seminar in New Zealand.more

Gauna Smashes Century For Wests Illawarra, Baba Takes Wickets And Rika Gets Runs

Maciu Gauna has scored an unbeaten century for Wests Illawarra in his debut innings in Australian club cricket.

The innings was enough to lift Wests 3rd Grade team to an outright victory in their game against Port Kembla.more

Blues Players Prepare For Club Cricket In Australia

Three Blues players - Jo Baba, Joe Rika and Maciu Gauna - are about to embark on the next stage of their cricket development by playing club cricket in Australia this summer.more

Lomani, Baba and Cakacaka Selected in EAP Teams of the Tournament

Three members of the Fiji Blues have been rewarded for great performances at the EAP Cricket Trophy with selection in the EAP Teams of the tournament.more

Blues Finish Runners Up At EAP Cricket Trophy

The Fiji Blues have finished the EAP Cricket Trophy as runners-up after a final day loss to PNG.

Needing to beat PNG on the final day by a large margin in order to win the tournament on net run rate, the Blues were not able to match a PNG side that has swept all before it at this tournament.more

Blues Defeat Japan In A Last Ball Thriller

The Fiji Blues have scored a thrilling last ball win over Japan at the East Asia Pacific Cricket Trophy.

It was a match that ended up being far tighter than it needed to be as the Blues put in a lacklustre performance when bowling and then threw wickets away at vital times when batting.more

Blues Defeat Japan at EAP Cricket Trophy

The Fiji Blues have comprehensively defeated Japan by 95 runs in a rain interrupted match at the East Asia Pacific Cricket Trophy.

The Blues batted beautifully in the early overs with Jo Baba (63) and Joji Bulabalavu (35) posting an 84 run opening partnership before Baba called for a quick single only to have Bulabalavu caught short of his crease.more

Blues Lose Opening Match to PNG

The Fiji Blues have missed a golden opportunity to position themselves to win the East Asia Pacific Cricket Trophy after losing a tight match to regional powerhouse PNG.

In a match dominated by bowlers the Blues had PNG in deep trouble at 6 for 45 when a rain interruption saw the teams leave the field for nearly two hours.more

Blues Runners-Up at T/20 Tournament; Baba Hits Century

The Blues have finished runners-up to PNG at the EAP T/20 Tournament, while Jo Baba has become the first Fijian to score a century in a T/20 international with a solid innings against Indinesia.more

Two Wins For Blues On First Day of EAP Cricket Trophy

The Fiji Blues are well placed to challenge for the East Asia Pacific Twenty/20 title after two wins on the first day of the tournament in Samoa.

Joji Bulabalavu was the destroyer against Vanuatu in the morning while all-rounder Kida Jikoivanualevu put Samoa to the sword in their afternoon game.more

Fiji Blues In Final Preparations for East Asia Pacific Cricket Trophy

The Fiji Blues, the senior men’s national cricket team, are in the final stages of their preparation for this year’s East Asia – Pacific Cricket Trophy starting in Samoa next week.

The Joe Sorovakatini captained squad will leave for Samoa on Tuesday to take on seven other nations from the East Asia – Pacific region in a tournament that will feature both Twenty/20 and 50 over competitions.more

Babiau Added to EAP Squad

Fiji Blues wicketkeeper Maciu Babiau has been added to the East Asia Pacific Training Squad to attend a week long training camp at the Cricket Australia Centre of Excellence.more

Cricket Fiji Announces Major Tournament Restructure

Cricket Fiji has announced a number of changes to its national tournaments as it works towards providing a modern tournament structure for cricketers in the country.more

Two Fijian Umpires Selected to Officiate at EAP Cricket Trophy

Fijian umpires Walesi Soqoiwasa and Mohammed Ali Maqbool have been selected to officiate at the upcoming EAP Cricket Trophy in Samoa.more

Four Fijians Selected For Emerging Players Squad Camp in Australia

Four members of Fiji’s Under 19 Cricket team have been selected in the East Asia Pacific Emerging Players squad to attend Cricket Australia’s Centre of Excellence.

Under 19 skipper Viliame Yabaki has been joined by fast bowler Tukana Tavo, and batsmen Seru Tupou and Inoke Cama for the camp that will give the players one week’s training at Australia’s premier training facility.more

Baba and Rika Selected For East Asia Pacific Squad Camp

Two members of Fiji’s national senior cricket team, the Fiji Blues, have been selected to attend an East Asia Pacific Squad training camp at Australia’s Cricket Centre of Excellence.

Batsman Josefa Rika and all rounder Josaia Baba have been included in a 14 member squad that will undergo a week’s training at the Centre of Excellence.more

Fiji Blues Squad Selected for EAP Cricket Trophy

The Fiji Blues, the men’s national cricket team, has been selected for this year’s East Asia Pacific Cricket Trophy with the squad comprising a mix of young and experienced players.

The young squad, the majority of which are under 30 years of age, include a number of changes on the team that travelled to Vanuatu in May for the Stafford-Knight Trophy series.more

Cricket Alive And Well In Moce

I sometimes wonder how far off the beaten track you can go and still find a game of cricket. For a sport that was born on the genteel playing fields of England it sure has travelled a long way. Taken to the various colonies as part of Britain’s worldwide expansion, the game has now expanded to include a host of non-Commonwealth nations.more

A Few Words With Fiji's Own Alicia Dean

As Cricket Fiji looks ahead to the launch of women's cricket in Fiji later this month we caught up with Alicia Dean, a Suva born cricketer who is currently playing for the South Australian Scorpions in the Women's National Cricket League.more
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