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Southern Zone Nasinu, St John’s Clash

Southern Zone  Nasinu, St John’s Clash
Nasinu Secondary School U18 locks William Nitz tries to fend off Grammarian defenders in the Deans secondary school southern zone final at Bidesi Park on Saturday July 15th, 2017. Photo:Jone Luvenitoga
July 16
14:38 2017

Nasinu Secondary School won the Southern Zone Secondary Schools Under-18 title after they defeated Suva Grammar 10-3 at Bidesi Park yesterday.

And they will play St John’s College in the national quarterfinals on July 29 at the ANZ Stadium in Suva.

Marist Brothers High School has also qualified for the Coke Zero Deans national quarters after thrashing John Wesley College 32-0 in the playoff.

In the Eastern Zone, Ratu Kadavulevu School defeated Queen Victoria School 9-8 in the U18 final while St John’s College staged the upset of the day defeating Lelean Memorial School 22-19 in the playoff.

NSS U18 coach Isikeli Kalouniviti was overwhelmed with the win.

“I am really grateful to the boys,” Kalouniviti said.

“Our aim was to get through to the national quarterfinals which we accomplished,” he said.

“We would like thank the school management and the teachers for their support throughout the season.”



Southern Zone

U14 Final; MBHS 10-19 SGS; U14 Playoffs; NSS 39-3 RSMS; U15 Final; MBHS 20-12 SGS; U15 Playoffs; NSS 13-23 RSMS; U16 Final; MBHS 15-12 SGS; U16 Playoffs; NSS 20-5 RSMS; U17 Final; MBHS 26-14 SGS; U17 Playoffs; NSS 5-25 JWC; U19 Final: NSS 17-15 Nabua; U19 Playoffs; MBHS 32-0 JWC; U18 Playoffs; MBHS 32 -0 JWC; U18 Final; NSS 10- 3 SGS; U19; MBT 8–14 SBC


Eastern Zone

U14 Final; LMS 0-7 QVS; U15 Final; RKS 11-8 QVS; U15 Playoffs; LMS 14-5 Sila; U16 Final; RKS 15-7 LMS; U16 Playoffs; SJC 3-5 QVS; U17 Final; RKS 28-17 LMS; U17 Playoffs; LPS 3-27 QVS; U19 Final; RKS 10-14 QVS; U19 Playoffs; LMS(WBD)-(LBW)TNC; U18 Final; RKS 9-8 QVS


U18 Quarterfinals on July 29:

Cuvu College-Suva Grammar, Ratu Navula- QVS, RKS-MBHS, Nasinu Sec-St John’s College.

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