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More Sports / Rugby May 21, 2016

Former 49er Hayne to suit up for Fiji

Former rugby league and NFL player Jarryd Hayne has been drafted by a Fiji squad looking to confirm a second straight rugby sevens world series triumph this weekend. Fiji confirmed Hayne on Friday for his rugby sevens international debut, as an injury replacement for Vatemo ...

More Sports / Rugby Mar 15, 2016

Ex-Fijian rugby center Rabeni dies

Former Fijian center Seru Rabeni, renowned for his bruising tackles and powerful running, has died at the age of 37, local media reported on Tuesday. The Fiji Broadcasting Corporation said Rabeni, who played club rugby with the Otago Highlanders in New Zealand before switching to ...

Fiji cyclone 'flattened' Koro Island, deaths reach 29

Asia Pacific Feb 23, 2016

Fiji cyclone 'flattened' Koro Island, deaths reach 29

An island in Fiji took a direct hit from a powerful cyclone as the death toll climbed to 29, officials said Tuesday. Government spokesman Ewan Perrin told Radio New Zealand that Koro Island had been "pretty much flattened" by Cyclone Winston over the weekend and ...