HSBC WORLD 7S SERIES
Seen as one of the most exciting sporting events in the world, the HSBC World Sevens Series stands out as the contest where pure speed, sportsmanship and athleticism is highly tested, with 16 nations, 44 games and 3 days of incredible rugby action in each round. Fiji is currently ranked third after the fourth round in Sydney last month. Tune into your television sets or better yet, watch it live at the stadiums where the world’s best rugby teams compete for the series title.
Round 5 USA March 3 – 5 at Sam Boyd Stadium in Las Vegas
Round 6 Canada March 12 – 13 at B.C Place in Vancouver
NA KORO MARKET
March 25 Family, Fun, Food and Live Music. The Na Koro monthly market creates a community at the Fiji Museum, a street market scene situated at Thurston Gardens, Suva with live music, exhibitions, kids games and much more. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Suva’s Republic of Cappucciono holds a monthly outdoor market alongside Dolphin Plaza. Up to 50 vendors sell locally produced food, arts and crafts. More than a market, it’s a meeting place. The market runs from 10am – 2pm.
INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY
March 8 The 2017 theme for International Women’s Day is Women in the Changing World of Work: Planet 50:50 by 2030. The United Nations observance on March 8 reflects on how to accelerate the 2030 agenda, building momentum for the effective implementation of the new Sustainable Development Goals.
BOB MARLEY NIGHT
March 11 This is an evening with top Fiji Live band One2Eight to celebrate the King of Reggae’s Music at Onyx. Event also features top local artists who will be making guest appearances. Tickets are on sale at $25. Call Jone Tuiteci for details on 9281497.
TRIPLE N ZONE
March 16 This is the athletics season for schools. On this day, schools from Naitasiri, Nasinu and Nausori will battle it out at the ANZ Stadium. The top qualifiers will go forward to the Coke Games on April 21-22.
SUVA ZONE 2
March 31 Watch Cokes Games defending boys champion Marist Brothers High School at their first test. The top two athletes will qualify for Fiji’s biggest sports event, the Coke Games on April 21-22.
FIJI BITTER MARIST 7S
March 24-25 Running for the last 41 years, this is Fiji’s longest and biggest local 7s tournament promoting grassroots rugby. Tickets will be out soon for this event to be held at ANZ Stadium. 64 mens, 14 womens teams and 8 Oldies have entered to participate.