Gareth Baber

Baber: No Pressure On Kavekini
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Baber: No Pressure On Kavekini

The 25-year-old was named in the 12-member squad yesterday and is likely to make his debut against Japan or Argentin...

Dubai 7s: Keep Shape And Discipline Says Coach Baber
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Dubai 7s: Keep Shape And Discipline Says Coach Baber

Coach Gareth Baber emphasised the need to maintaining their structure when they take on Japan at 4.02 am.

Baber’s Plan For Pool Games
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Baber’s Plan For Pool Games

“It is a different group of players who went through a strong programme. They worked hard and spend money to send ...

Kavekini Tabu Joins Brothers Isoa and Sevuloni In Fiji Sevens Squad For Dubai
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Kavekini Tabu Joins Brothers Isoa and Sevuloni In Fiji Sevens Squad For Dubai

Baber was impressed with Kavekini during the pre-season saying the explosive forward will add firepower to the team....

Gareth Baber Reveals Fiji Team Copped 26 Yellow Cards And Two Red Cards Last Season
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Gareth Baber Reveals Fiji Team Copped 26 Yellow Cards And Two Red Cards Last Season

Baber said players being sent off for indiscipline during the series always proved costly to the team in the end.

Fiji Sevens Need To Take Charge, Starting From Dubai
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Fiji Sevens Need To Take Charge, Starting From Dubai

For the first leg, it’s important that we should start well in Dubai and South Africa to put us in a good position...

Slow Start, Fijiana On Track
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Slow Start, Fijiana On Track

However, the Saiasi Fuli-coached side had a slow start to hold a slender 10-0 lead at halftime. After a strong pep t...

Derenalagi Ups 7s Tempo
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Derenalagi Ups 7s Tempo

With 17 tries and 86 tackles, the Republic of Fiji Military Forces Naval Division officer was influential on both en...

Baber: Quality Time In Training And Playing Is The Way Forward
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Baber: Quality Time In Training And Playing Is The Way Forward

I think the biggest challenge the Flying Fijians have against all other teams is that they are expected to compete e...

Baber Ups Tempo On Local 7’s Players
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Baber Ups Tempo On Local 7’s Players

Gareth Baber has put the pressure on players to get into the right form before selection for the Oceania 7s Champion...

Speedstar Tudravu Targets Fijian 7s Team
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Speedstar Tudravu Targets Fijian 7s Team

Vodafone Fijian Bati head coach Brandon Costin confirmed a few NRL clubs have showed interest on signing up local-ba...

Baber Grabs U20 Youths For 7s Team
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Baber Grabs U20 Youths For 7s Team

Baber said the young players had more chances in making it to the Olympic Games in Japan next year, if their perform...

Fiji Sevens Coach Warns Of Japanese Threat In Dubai
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Fiji Sevens Coach Warns Of Japanese Threat In Dubai

Rugby World Cup success to trigger Japan’s 7s preparations. Former Fiji 7s star halfback coaches Japanese side to ...

Baber’s 7s Rules: Overseas Based-Players Need To Prove Themselves For Tokyo 2020
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Baber’s 7s Rules: Overseas Based-Players Need To Prove Themselves For Tokyo 2020

Fiji Airways Flying Fijians flanker Semi Kunatani has indicated his interest to play in the Olympic Games in Tokyo, ...

Young Fijian 7s Team Bow Out In Style
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Young Fijian 7s Team Bow Out In Style

Laced with development players the Fijians displayed exceptional skills, guts and discipline to play against the top...

Baber: We Need To Achieve Our Targets In Germany
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Baber: We Need To Achieve Our Targets In Germany

Head coach works on building up players to provide depth.

Baber Monitoring Nasoko’s Rehab
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Baber Monitoring Nasoko’s Rehab

Baber says, that Nasoko has been a revelation in the leadership role where he has shared it with seasoned leaders li...

Pacific Games: Test For New 7s Reps Says Fiji Coach Baber
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Pacific Games: Test For New 7s Reps Says Fiji Coach Baber

“We didn’t see much of them in the first day but I will want to see them in the second day when the boys are tir...

Semi ‘The Beast’ Kunatani Eyes Tokyo Olympics
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Semi ‘The Beast’ Kunatani Eyes Tokyo Olympics

The Harlequins flanker revealed his intention for a second shot at the Olympics after gruelling session at the Sigat...

Fiji 7s Coach Gives Chance For Young Reps To Shine In Samoa
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Fiji 7s Coach Gives Chance For Young Reps To Shine In Samoa

Players who could make the Samoa trip are Asaeli Tuivuaka, Isoa Tabu, Terio Tamani and Rusiate Matai

Fiji Sevens Coach Helps Holy Trinity Kaji Ruggers
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Fiji Sevens Coach Helps Holy Trinity Kaji Ruggers

“One of the parents from our school had officially requested Baber to come down the grounds and teach these boys s...

Fiji 7s Players Told To Rest And Not Participate In Local 15s Competitions
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Fiji 7s Players Told To Rest And Not Participate In Local 15s Competitions

No Skipper Cup, Vodafone Vanua or club games, says Fiji Rugby Union CEO

Gareth Baber, Our Man Of The Moment
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Gareth Baber, Our Man Of The Moment

The harsh criticism overlooked the fact that Baber inherited a team that was still recovering from the high of the R...

Baber’s Braves Did it, Pearls, Flying Fijians Can Also Beat World
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Baber’s Braves Did it, Pearls, Flying Fijians Can Also Beat World

We have the coaching manpower to enable them to do it. It’s a matter of doing the hard yards and getting it right ...

Pacific Games and Germany Next On Fiji Sevens Coach Baber’s List
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Pacific Games and Germany Next On Fiji Sevens Coach Baber’s List

Baber said he’s looking at grooming more players and exposing some of them overseas. This is to see how they behav...

Derenalagi Fends Off Any Talk About Overseas Contracts,  Sets Focus On Tokyo Olympics
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Derenalagi Fends Off Any Talk About Overseas Contracts, Sets Focus On Tokyo Olympics

Arriving at Nadi International Airport yesterday, Derenalagi said, he has set his sight on next month’s Pacific Ga...

Why Gareth Baber Is Better Than Mike Friday
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Why Gareth Baber Is Better Than Mike Friday

When we compare that to the success of Baber, there is a big difference. Baber when he started was generally a newco...

Mental Coach Helps Fiji 7s Reps Bring Out Their Best To Win World Sevens Series
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Mental Coach Helps Fiji 7s Reps Bring Out Their Best To Win World Sevens Series

New mental coach, mentor helped Baber extract the best from our reps as they scored 224 points in 6 games in an over...

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