John O’Connor

$1.2 Million Boost For Construction Of New Fire Stations
NATION

$1.2 Million Boost For Construction Of New Fire Stations

National Fire Authority chairperson John O’Connor said this was part of their initiative to increase the number of...

D-Day For Flying Fijians: Coach McKee To Name Rugby World Cup Squad On Friday
SPORTS

D-Day For Flying Fijians: Coach McKee To Name Rugby World Cup Squad On Friday

The Flying Fijians after the Pacific Nations Cup (PNC) last Saturday are on a break as players are spending time wit...

Suva’s Challenge Postponed To July 20
Farebrother Challenge

Suva’s Challenge Postponed To July 20

“The FRU board has finally decided on these dates. We would like to encourage all fans of the Flying Fijians to co...

Fiji U20 Ruggers Secure Spot In U20 Championship, Scotland Bites The Dust
SPORTS

Fiji U20 Ruggers Secure Spot In U20 Championship, Scotland Bites The Dust

The main target was to remain in Tier One and prepare for Italy next year. I want to thank the coaches,  management...

John O’Connor Disappointed With The Lack Of Consensus Amongst Unions
Rugby

John O’Connor Disappointed With The Lack Of Consensus Amongst Unions

O’Connor says the scrapping of the competition was a missed opportunity for Fiji in many respects.

World Rugby Axe Nations Championship Plans
SPORTS

World Rugby Axe Nations Championship Plans

The core objective of the Nations Championship was to secure a strong and sustainable financial and competition mode...

Nadroga Out To Regain Lost Glory
Skipper Cup

Nadroga Out To Regain Lost Glory

The Stallions lost the title to Suva in the final last year while Malolo and Navosa also lost their Premiership stat...

No Local Games For Overseas Based Player, Focus On PNC
SPORTS

No Local Games For Overseas Based Player, Focus On PNC

This includes the semifinals and final of the Skipper Cup Premiership, Vodafone Vanua Challenge, club competition an...

Fiji Rugby Union Seals Deal With Kaji Rugby
SPORTS

Fiji Rugby Union Seals Deal With Kaji Rugby

FRU chief executive officer John O’Connor said the signing signifies the alignment of rugby and also create pathwa...

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

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

Fiji 7s Rugby: Gareth Baber’s Pick
SPORTS

Fiji 7s Rugby: Gareth Baber’s Pick

The Fiji Sun understands that Baber has opted to stay with the team that won in Hong Kong and reached the Cup final ...

Two Scenarios That Will See Fiji Win The 2019 World Sevens Series
SPORTS

Two Scenarios That Will See Fiji Win The 2019 World Sevens Series

Win either the London or Paris tournament and reach the Cup final of the other.

Jerry Tuwai Out Our Men Struggle
SPORTS

Jerry Tuwai Out Our Men Struggle

Namosi winger Asaeli Tuivoka – who was on standby as the 13th player – has replaced Tuwai.

Over $551K To Boost Skipper Cup Competition
SPORTS

Over $551K To Boost Skipper Cup Competition

“We know all teams in this competition play to represent their provinces with pride and set examples for young pla...

Fiji 7s Rugby: Tomasi Cama Targets Discipline
SPORTS

Fiji 7s Rugby: Tomasi Cama Targets Discipline

John O’Connor confirmed that Cama would be accompanying the team to the remainder of the tournaments in the Series...

Fiji 7s Rugby: Fijians Still Regarded As A Threat, With 8 Hong Kong 7s First Timers
SPORTS

Fiji 7s Rugby: Fijians Still Regarded As A Threat, With 8 Hong Kong 7s First Timers

Fiji Rugby Union chief executive officer John O’Connor told SUN­sports that the team have settled in and had thei...

World Rugby: Fiji Still Part Of Plans
Analysis

World Rugby: Fiji Still Part Of Plans

World Rugby has insisted promo­tion and relegation will be a part of its proposed new world league despite oppositi...

Fijian Latui Set For Elite International Competition
SPORTS

Fijian Latui Set For Elite International Competition

The Showcase series is a forerunner to the Global Rapid Rugby Series, to be introduced in 2020, and will be played u...

PM For Awards Night
SPORTS

PM For Awards Night

This was confirmed to SUN­sports yesterday by Fiji Rugby Union chief executive officer John O’Connor who highligh...

Why We Won
SPORTS

Why We Won

Players sacrificed their Christmas holidays to keep up with their training   Sacrifice, perseverance and hard w...

Oceania 7s In Suva
SPORTS

Oceania 7s In Suva

  The Oceania 7s tournament will be staged on November 9-10 at the ANZ Stadium in Suva. Thirteen men’s teams ...

Warriors To Tour South America
SPORTS

Warriors To Tour South America

  The Fijian Warriors team will tour South America in early June. This was confirmed last night by Fiji Rugby U...

Sevens Bonus
SPORTS

Sevens Bonus

The  Fiji Airways sponsored Fijian 7s men and women’s teams will now be paid bonuses if they do well on the HSBC ...

EDITORIAL: Contracting  Players The Way Forward  For Fijian Rugby
Opinion, Rugby

EDITORIAL: Contracting Players The Way Forward For Fijian Rugby

We salute the Fiji Rugby Union (FRU) for contracting 40 players from all the eight major unions playing in this year...

FRU Boss Unveils Plan
SPORTS

FRU Boss Unveils Plan

Skipper Cup player to be contracted in this year’s competition   The Fiji Rugby Union is looking at means to ...

Full Strength
SPORTS

Full Strength

Winger Alasio Naduva gets visa and joins team in Las Vegas .   The Fiji Airways Fijian 7s team will be back to ...

FRU Submits 7s Bid
SPORTS

FRU Submits 7s Bid

  The Fiji Rugby Union has confirmed its thatit has submitted their bid to host a leg of the HSBC World Sevens ...

FRU Submits Fiji For 7s Bid To World Rugby
Rugby, SPORTS

FRU Submits Fiji For 7s Bid To World Rugby

The Fiji Rugby Union has today confirmed that the tender bid process to host a leg of the HSBC World 7s Series 2019/...

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