Police, Army, Navy cruise
Round seven of the RC Manubhai sponsored Escott Shield competition ended on a high note at the ANZ Stadium in Suva yesterday.
Defending champions Police Blues cruised through to an easy victory over Red Rock 34-0, Army Green thrashed USP Islanders 35-0, Fresh’et Navy defeated Quality Print Marist 30-13 and National Fire Authority defeated Pacific Agencies Harlequins 24-7 in the feature match of the round.
Suva Rugby Union acting chairman Mitieli Waqa praised the performance of teams in the competition.
“The competition is getting tougher and teams are doing well in the competition,” he said.
In the Fulton Hogan Hiways Cup Challenge match, Fresh’et Navy Blues defeated Delaioloi Babas 26-3 while in the Naboutini Koroturaga Cup Challenge, QVSOB defeated Savura 24-18.
RC Manubhai Premier: Red Rock 0 Police Blues 34, USP Islanders 0 Army Green 35, Nabua 10 DHL Raiwaqa White 17, Quality Print Marist 13 Fresh’et Navy 30, NFA 24 Pacific Agencies Harlequins 7, SSFL Stallions 21 Tabusoro Lomai Green 12, FMF Tacirua 3 Covenant Blues 24.
Naboutini Koroturaga Grade: DHL Raiwaqa Red 11 FMF USON 13, Savura 18 QVSOB 24, Tovata 34 Nabua 0, Concrete Solutions Qauia Green 40 Samabula 8, Wakanisila 10 Covenant Red 24, Police White 12 Tabusoro Lomai Black 31
Fulton Hogan Hiways Ambassadors Grade: Breakthrough 12 Leach Kalokolevu 12, Del Air Eagles 13 Westcoast SGSOB 16, Golden Eagles 12 Kalabu 7, Concrete Solutions Qauia Gold 12 Nasinu 17, Cup Challenge: Fresh’et Navy Blues 26 Delaioloi Babas 3.