Monday, June 26th, 2017

 

New Zealand lift women’s series trophy in Clermont

The NZ women 7s team are the series winners (photo: supplied/World Rugby)

CLERMONT, France-June 26: 3:34pm(World Rugby): New Zealand are the 2016-17 HSBC World Rugby Women’s Sevens Series champions.


Fijians set for Tonga, Samoa

Jale Vatubua (center) trains with the Flying Fijians this afternoon at the Bidesi grounds (photo:supplied/Fiji Village)

SUVA, Fiji-June 26: 3:26pm(Fiji Times): Flying Fijians captain Akapusi Qera says they will be expecting a bruising physical encounter when they take on the Ikale Tahi Tonga and Manu Samoa during the World Cup qualifiers next month.


Fiji says no to hosting 2019 Pacific Games

Fiji has ruled itself out of hosting the 2019 Pacific Games. Photo: FASANOC

SUVA, Fiji-June 26: 3:14pm(RNZI): Fiji has ruled itself out of the running to replace Tonga as host of the 2019 Pacific Games.


Strong 6.3-magnitude earthquake hits near Tonga

A 6.3-magnitude earthquake has hit an area about 200km northwest of the Pacific island of Tonga. Picture: USGS

NUKU’ALOFA-June 26: 10:06am(News.com): A STRONG 6.3-magnitude earthquake has hit an area about 200km northwest of the Pacific island of Tonga, the US Geological Survey says.