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Ovalau Beat Cakaudrove

Ovalau Beat Cakaudrove
The Ovalau rugby team celebrating their win against Cakaudrove at Ratu Ganilau Park, Savusavu on May 5, 2018. Photo: Wati Talebula
May 06
11:06 2018

Ovalau won their first game in the Vodafone Vanua Championship at Ratu Ganilau Park, Savusavu yes­terday.

The men from the old capital edged Cakaudrove 17-16.

What happened: Despite the strong de­fence from Ovalau Iowani Teba of Caka­udrove scored the first try in the 7th min­ute.

Ovalau kicked three penalties in the first half.

Vilimone Dekei scored Cakaudrove’s second try in the 30th minute and a pen­alty to lead 13- 9 at halftime.

In the second half Ovalau scored a try and kicked a penalty while Cakaudrove kicked a penalty.

Fulltime: Ovalau 17-16 Cakaudrove.


Ovalau coach Laitia Masi said: “We will need to improve but I’m happy we won.”

Cakaudrove coach Rayne Simpson said:

“The boys played well and we look for­ward to playing Nasinu in our next match.”

Edited by Osea Bola


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