Rugby

Derenalagi To Play In Today’s Escott Final

Derenalagi has been named at blindside flanker and is expected to play a big role as they take on Blue Gas Police Blue who are going to be led by No.8 James Brown.
21 Nov 2020 12:20
Derenalagi To Play In Today’s Escott Final
Meli Derenalagi.

Fijian 7s captain Meli Derenalagi is going to play for Freshe’t Navy in today’s Digicel Escott Shield final at Albert Park, Suva.

Derenalagi has been named at blindside flanker and is expected to play a big role as they take on Blue Gas Police Blue who are going to be led by No.8 James Brown.

Also joining Derenalagi is former Flying Fijians tighthead prop Manasa Saulo.

Eleven players who played for the Ram Sami sponsored- Suva rugby team that won the Skipper Cup have been included in the Navy’s Match 23 squad.

The battle of the 107-year prestigious title kicks-off at 4pm.

SRU executive Tevita Tuiloa said they look forward to an exciting day of rugby and have invited everyone to be at Albert Park.

“ We thank all our club reps, managers, coaches and committees for their good work this year in supporting their respective clubs participating in our Digicel club championships.

“As reiterated by our SRU chairman, our Skipper Cup success over the last three years is attributed to the good work done on the ground by all your good selves and our strong club competition. For that, the SRU Excom is grateful and thankful to you all for your efforts and support.”

The admission to the ground is as follows: Grandstand- $10, Ground- $5 adults, $2 children U12.

 

Line-up

Navy: 1. Mateo Qolisese, 2. Kolinio Bulabalavu, 3. Manasa Saulo, 4. Sorovakatini Tuifagalele, 5. Nemani Sarasau, 6. Meli Derenalagi, 7. Elia Canakaivata, 8. Lemeki Damu, 9. Leone Nawai, 10. Jone Manu, 11. Vereniki Tabuyalewa, 12. Tevita Soqonawasaloa, 13. Apisalome Vota, 14. Malakai Vakalawa, 15, Eparama Senikuraciri.

Reserves: 16. Apisai Vatubuli, 17. Vesi Rarawa, 18. Peni Tuiteci, 19. Tevita Ratubuli, 20. Jitoko Usumaki, 21. Aporosa Kenatale, 22. Radaniva Ravulo, 23. Alipate Naqasima.

Edited by Osea Bola

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