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Tailevu Overpower Macuata

Tailevu Overpower Macuata
Action from the Ovalau-North Bulls at the Nasau Park on May 12, 2018. Photo: Manhar Lal
May 13
11:00 2018

Unbeaten Tailevu rugby team eye a spot in the 2019 Skip­per Cup Premiership.

This was after the side thrashed Macuata 13-0 in round three of the Vodafone Vanua Championship at Ratu Cakobau Park Two yesterday.

“Our aim is to play in the Skipper Cup Premiership next year,”Tailevu rugby manager Levani Matea said.

What happened: Tailevu’s first five eighth Etonia Rokotuisawa kicked two penalties for the team to lead 6-0.

Tailevu had the opportunities to score but the Macuata stood strong in defence.

Halftime: Tailevu 6-0 .

Tailevu up the momentum in the second half with a try to centre Ra­vuama Tagitaginimoce which was converted by Rokotuisawa.

Fulltime: Tailevu 13-0 Macuata

Star turn: Tagitaginimoce powered over to score after a second surge by the Tailevu forwards.


Macuata head coach Sevania Na­nuku said;

“I thank the boys for their hard work and we played a good game. We now look forward to our next game.”

Tailevu rugby manager Levani Matea said; “Even though we won, we did not play according to plan. We were penalised a lot and disci­pline is one area we need to work on.”

Edited by Osea Bola


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