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ANALYSIS: Bonus Win For Drua

ANALYSIS: Bonus Win For Drua
September 10
11:22 2017

The Fiji Airways Drua side recorded their first win in the National Rugby Championship defeating Melbourne Rising 45-24 at the Harlequin Oval yesterday.

It was also a bonus win for the John Stewart –captained side who scored six tries.


This is how we rate our players;

  1. Joeli Veitayaki- Contested well upfront, stood his ground against the heavy Rising pack- 4.5
  2. Ratunaisa Nauma- Shows urgency, aggressive- 4
  3. Kalivati Tawake- Good defence, provided stability at the scrum- 5
  4. Peni Naulago- Always wanted to be involved- 5
  5. Apisai Tauyavuca- Active throughout before he was injured- 3.5

6., Samu Saqiwa- Good ball hunter, vision, scored two tries- 8

  1. Mosese Voka-Keeps opponents guessing on attack, aggressive in defence- 7.5
  2. Peni Raidre- Good defender, high work rate- 7.5
  3. Frank Lomani- Connected well at times, committed few errors- 4
  4. Peceli Nacebe- Contributed 20 points, good field vision and all –round display- 9.5
  5. Apete Daveta- Always hungry to score, played good attacking game- 7
  6. Eroni Vasiteri- Game breaker, good support play- 6.5
  7. Ifereimi Tovilevu- Contested well in the breakdown, defended well- 6
  8. Eroni Sau- Good support player- 4
  9. John Stewart- Good game, led well and provided good cover- 7.5
  10. Osea Bolawaqatabu- Provided good defence and support play- 3.5
  11. Eroni Mawi- Proved himself upfront- 2.5
  12. Mosese Ducivaki- Aggressive in defence- 4
  13. Sakiusa Nadruku- Good field vision and always hungry for possession- 5.5
  14. Filimoni Seru- Clicked well, good impact player- 5.5
  15. Seru Cavuilati- Communicated well and was tough in defence- 5
  16. Kini Douglas- Maintained consistency in the last 10 minutes- 2.5
  17. Cyril Reece- Ruthless in defence- 3.5


Round 2 results:

Queensland Country 31-12 Brisbane City, Fiji Airways Drua 45-24 Melbourne Rising.


What’s on today;

Canberra Vikings vs Perth Spirit, Sydney Rays vs Greater Sydney Rams.

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