The Raiwaqa Basketball Players Association will be hosting an U18 Basketball Tournament for both boys and girls which will run from the 4th May - 8th June 2013. Intersted teams or players looking to join a club is to contact Mereleni Waqairawai on 9337434
WOMEN IN SPORT PROGRAM A HUGE SUCCESS
To walk into Vodafone and see 200 plus young girls running around and having so much fun and enjoyment was a sight to behold. All were presented with a T-shirt in either red, blue or yellow and this added to the colourful spectacle.
Fanny arranged for buses to transport children from 3 schools to Vodafone Arena to ensure attendance and the children welcomed the opportunity to participate. Teachers from the schools also attended and quickly seeing the benefit of such a program, requested for something like this to be ongoing.
Basketball Fiji will now conduct an afternoon competition for these 3 schools at the covered court at Veiuto Primary School each afternoon of the 2 weeks school vacation starting today (Monday).
The 210 primary children who attended from 1-3pm each day had a short skill session and then went immediately into games. Basketball
The secondary students were much less in numbers but 22 took the opportunity to try basketball (although a few had already played before). The real fun time was for the “older ladies” who came from 6-8pm each day and the squeals and laughter could be heard outside the stadium.
And the challenge for Basketball