Home

Headlines Weather Search

News

Sports

Business

World

Radio

Radio Fiji One Mirchi FM Gold FM Bula FM 2Day FM Radio Fiji Two

TV

FBC TV FBC Sports FBC 2
Flying Fijians team against the Wallabies
1
Campese Ma'afu
LH Prop
2
Samuel Matavesi
Hooker
3
Peni Ravai
LH Prop
4
Tevita Cavubati
Lock
5
Leone Nakarawa
Lock
6
Dominiko Waqaniburotu
Backrow
7
Peceli Yato
Backrow
8
Viliame Mata
Backrow
9
Frank Lomani
Halfback
10
Ben Volavola
Inside Back
11
Semi Radradra
Outside Back
12
Levani Botia
Inside Back
13
Waisea Nayacalevu
Outside Back
14
Josua Tuisova
Outside Back
15
Kini Murimurivalu
Fullback
16
Veremalua Vugakoto
Hooker
17
Eroni Mawi
LH Prop
18
Manasa Saulo
TH Prop
19
Tevita Ratuva
Backrow
20
Mosese Voka
Backrow
21
Nikola Matawalu
Halfback
22
Alivereti Veitokani
Utility Back
23
Vereniki Goneva
Outside Back

Rugby League

Humble beginnings for NRL’s newest Fijian flyer

March 24, 2019 1:08 pm
Maiko Sivo dives over but the effort was disallowed on video review. {Source: The Sydney Morning Herald}

Fiji-born and Parramatta Eels flyer Maika Sivo remembers rugby league being a pay-per-view event in his tiny village of Momi in Nadi.

The Sydney Morning Heralds reports, Sivo used to pay 50 cents to watch Benji Marshall on TV and now Sivo is using his chance in the NRL to help build a new life for his people in Fiji.

Last Sunday, it was Sivo who everyone came to see.

Article continues after advertisement

The Fijian winger made a memorable NRL debut, running for 111 metres and almost scoring a try – it was disallowed by the video referee – as part of a Parramatta side that won its first game on the road in more than 12 months.

Almost 100 people crammed into Sivo’s uncle’s house to witness it while some of the villagers got a prime spot in front of the television, others had to peer through doorways or windows to get a glimpse of the action.

Packed house: Family and friends in Fiji gather to watch Maiko Sivo’s NRL debut. {Source: The Sydney Morning Herald}

It is not the first time the Eels have had a hulking Fijian on their flank.

Semi Radradra went from kava farmer to the most destructive winger in the world during his stint with the blue and golds.

Sivo, also a farmer before catching the attention of talent scouts.

He will get another opportunity to showcase his talent in today’s clash with arch rivals Canterbury Bulldogs.

Eels will play the Bulldogs at 5.05 this afternoon while Wests Tigers meet Warriors 7.10 tonight.

Keep Connected With The Latest News, Weather, And Sports on Fiji's Best Radio stations.

Live Tune In
  • 95.4 FM
  • Suva, Nadi, Lautoka, Labasa
  • 95.2 FM
  • Sigatoka, Ba
  • 95.6 FM
  • Tavua
  • 95.8 FM
  • Rakiraki
Live Tune In
  • 102.6 FM
  • Suva, Nadi, Lautoka, Labasa
  • 102.4 FM
  • Sigatoka, Ba
  • 102.8 FM
  • Tavua
  • 103.0 FM
  • Rakiraki
Live Tune In
  • 97.8 FM
  • Suva, Nadi, Lautoka, Labasa
  • 97.6 FM
  • Sigatoka, Ba
  • 98.0 FM
  • Tavua
  • 98.2 FM
  • Rakiraki
Live Tune In
  • 93.0 FM
  • Suva, Nadi, Lautoka, Labasa
  • 92.8 FM
  • Sigatoka, Ba
  • 93.2 FM
  • Tavua
  • 93.4 FM
  • Rakiraki
Live Tune In
  • 100.2 FM
  • Suva, Nadi, Lautoka, Labasa
  • 100.0 FM
  • Sigatoka, Ba
  • 100.4 FM
  • Tavua
  • 100.6 FM
  • Rakiraki
Live Tune In
  • 105.0 FM
  • Suva, Nadi, Lautoka, Labasa
  • 104.8 FM
  • Sigatoka, Ba
  • 105.2 FM
  • Tavua
  • 105.4 FM
  • Rakiraki