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Timely Lift For Stallions

The BLK Nadroga rugby team received a timely boost ahead of the second HFC Bank Farebrother Challenge today. Northland will try to wrestle the coveted trophy from the Stallions at
06 Sep 2014 09:46
Timely Lift For Stallions
Suva Bowling Club secretary and manager Astral Smith at the Bowling Club on September 23, 2021. Photo: Ronald Kumar.

The BLK Nadroga rugby team received a timely boost ahead of the second HFC Bank Farebrother Challenge today.

Northland will try to wrestle the coveted trophy from the Stallions at Lawaqa Park this afternoon.

Josua Ulunisau, of Korotogo, who lives in the United States, bought sporting equipment for the team.

“The equipment are worth $20,000,” Nadroga Rugby president Tiko Matawalu said.

“The timely assistance greatly helped the players in their preparation for the second challenge against Northland.”

The equipment, of Rhino Collision King brand,  is to help in the team’s scrummaging training.

“Northland has a good technical staff led by head coach, Watisoni Ratulevu. They can be very tactical,” Matawalu said.

“They also have the support of the province of Tailevu which will boost their morale and will provide a good game for us.”

Meanwhile, Ratulevu said they had prepared well and were confident that they will give a good game to the champions.

“I’ve faith in my team and I’m confident that they can deliver favourable results,” Ratulevu said.

Teams: Northland: Sireli Ledua,Lemeki Tuyawa, Banuve Dretiverata, Mitieli Bose, Joshe Seru, Osea Turagarua, Sakiusa Bose, Filimoni Malorua (Captain). Jo Tukana, Waisake Bole, Vilive Marakiwai, Atunaisa Turagaiviu, Maikeli Vasole, Paula Balekana, Vaulo Rokotuiveikau.

Reserves; Balawa Koroinamara, Beni Vaniqi, Chris Kauata, Aminiasi Nakicobula, Uraia Vecenadavui, Leiloma Ilimeleki, Jesoni Nailagodakua, Velevatu Rabuku

Nadroga: Penijamini Makutu, Seru Cakobau, Setefano Somoca, Iosefo Tania, Manoa Tamaya, Epeli Natuikata, Levani Kurimudu, Eremasi Radrodro, Samu Laqai, Meli Kurisaru, Samu Cava, Eroni Vasiteri, Ratunaisa Narukutabua, Iliesa Ratuva No 2, Mitieli Nacagilevu.

Reserves: Apete Salawaqavuka, Rusiate Levula, Nemani Camaitoga, Etonia Naba, Apisai Domolailai, Emosi Vucago, Savenaca Rawaca, Apisalome Waqatabu.

 

 

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