NewsAll Stars Tournaments to help Fiji Pearls buildup towards PacificAus Sports Series

April 22, 2024by Mitieli Baleiwai

The Fiji Pearls have intensified their training as they embark on their 2024 PacificAus Sports preparation campaign, the Pearls are anticipating the 2024 All Stars Tournament to further refine their gameplay in the lead up to the Series in June.

The All Stars Tournament will see the Fiji Pearls taking on the Fiji Open Men’s team, two teams from U21 Baby Pearls, and the Fiji Men’s U23 team.

The tournament holds an immense significance as a preparatory platform not only for the Fiji Pearls but also for the Baby Pearls ahead of their upcoming international campaigns.

The Fiji Pearls began their team preparation campaign around February, however, players have been following their individual daily training program from last year.

Fiji Pearls head coach Una Rokoura regrouped her players earlier around February to begin their pre season. The teams pre season program included pre session wellness check in, player performance pathway session, court and unit skill session, and weight & conditioning session where the team is working closing with Fiji Rugby High Performance Unit strength and conditioning coaches.

Rokoura explained that the main priority is preparing the squad to their peak for the upcoming All Stars Tournament as the event is crucial for player assessment and potential selection for the PacificAus Sports Netball Series.

Rokoura said that the main focus now is to get the players in the squad to their peak so they’re on top form when competing at the All Stars Tournament, which is also a platform for her to review her players and possibly select her team to the PacificAus Sports Netball Series.

“Our focus now is to ensure our players reach their game fitness levels so they can play in their top performance at the All Stars, which will give us a fair idea of accessing our players and selecting the best ones for our international tournament, said Rokoura.

The All Stars Netball Tournament is scheduled from May 9th, 10th, 11th, 13th and 14th at the FMF Gymnasium, Suva.



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