Gareth Baber

7s Alarm Bells
SPORTS

7s Alarm Bells

Reps nowhere near where they should be in order to successfully defend Olympic gold and World Series.

A Cut Above The Rest
SPORTS

A Cut Above The Rest

Meanwhile, the 29-24 loss in the Cup final at the Los Angeles Sevens is now water under the bridge, says coach Garet...

LA Sevens: Baber Sticks With Winning Combo
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LA Sevens: Baber Sticks With Winning Combo

We need to play smart rugby and be ahead of our opponents, says head coach

Osea Bola: Need To Stay Number 1
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Osea Bola: Need To Stay Number 1

Not because we are the defending Olympic champions, but due to the recent amendments made by World Rugby resulting f...

Lift Momentum: Baber
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Lift Momentum: Baber

Fiji Airways Fijian7s head coach departed with the team on Friday for the Los Angeles 7s with the first game against...

A-G Tells Nawaikula: Ben Ryan, Baber Are Expats
Politics

A-G Tells Nawaikula: Ben Ryan, Baber Are Expats

If Mr Nawaikula was against expatriates, what about 7s rugby coaches Ben Ryan and Gareth Baber, said Mr Sayed-Khaiyu...

Asuad Ali: ‘It’s Now Or Something’s Got To Give’
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Asuad Ali: ‘It’s Now Or Something’s Got To Give’

If anything, Fiji lacks the strategy, the tactical and technical lace, determination and cohesiveness, the necessary...

Fiji To Face NZ, Kenya In Sydney
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Fiji To Face NZ, Kenya In Sydney

Gareth Baber’s team is in Pool A with Hamilton 7s champion New Zealand, Kenya and Wales.

Nemani Delaibatiki: Wake-Up Call For Baber And His Young Team
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Nemani Delaibatiki: Wake-Up Call For Baber And His Young Team

The Fijians’ losses in Dubai and Cape Town were signs that they were missing that competitive edge. The signs were...

Sheldon Chanel: Baber’s Tactics Against Samoa Spot On
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Sheldon Chanel: Baber’s Tactics Against Samoa Spot On

Despite the early setback and the nerves, it was the senior players that joined hands and sparked the comeback.

Hamilton 7s: Baber To Keep Opposition Guessing
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Hamilton 7s: Baber To Keep Opposition Guessing

Baber has kept Waisea Nacuqu, Livai Ikanikoda and Napolioni Bolaca in his line-up and would use them to his advantag...

Baber, Suli Name Final Squadrons For Hamilton
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Baber, Suli Name Final Squadrons For Hamilton

Gareth Baber and Saiasi Fuli have named their final squadrons to step onto the battle field in Hamilton this weekend.

Nasoko Still Injured: Baber
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Nasoko Still Injured: Baber

Head coach Gareth Baber is hoping Nasoko recovers in time to train with the squad weeks before the leg begins in April.

Meli Proud To Lead Fijian 7s Side In Hamilton
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Meli Proud To Lead Fijian 7s Side In Hamilton

Just a year on from his debut, the Nawaka, Nadi, native was chosen by head coach Gareth Baber to co-captain the side...

Rio Olympian Kitione Taliga Hopes For Baber’s Call
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Rio Olympian Kitione Taliga Hopes For Baber’s Call

The Dratabu, Nadi native played an instrumental role to help Police beat Ratu Filise 17-14 in the Cup final of the M...

It’s A Do Or Die
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It’s A Do Or Die

It’s survival of the fittest, a do-or-die after World Rugby ruled there would be no Cup quarter-finals which means...

No Quarters In Hamilton 7s
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No Quarters In Hamilton 7s

This means that the Fiji Airways Fijian 7s side need to top Pool D by beating Samoa, Australia and Argen­tina to pr...

World Sevens Series: That Yellow Card Curse
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World Sevens Series: That Yellow Card Curse

Making mistakes is part of human nature, but our 7s players need to be well versed with rules to avoid this fiasco.

Test For The Tried, Faithful
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Test For The Tried, Faithful

Fiji Airways Fijian 7s coach Gareth Baber and his South Africa counterpart Neil Powell are banking on the tried and ...

Baber: Don’t Count Us Out
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Baber: Don’t Count Us Out

The Fijians were in a much similar situation last year before they bounced back to hoist the Cape Town 7s crown on t...

Tuwai To Lead Team Again?
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Tuwai To Lead Team Again?

Captain Dranisinukula is said to have aggravated a knee injury from last year in Dubai. The Fiji Airways Fijian 7s s...

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...

Leone Cabenatabua: Coaches Put To The Test
Analysis, SPORTS

Leone Cabenatabua: Coaches Put To The Test

With the 2020 Olympic Games around the corner, all coaches will be eyeing a win in Dubai, to set them on track for t...

World 7s Series: Baber Stresses On Better Performance After Defeat
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World 7s Series: Baber Stresses On Better Performance After Defeat

Fiji Airways Fijian 7s coach Gareth Baber stressed they need to learn from defeat to better performance for the fu...

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
SPORTS

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
SPORTS

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...

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