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Ratu Navula Lose First Game In NZ

The Ratu Navula College Under-18 rugby team lost their opening game of the 3-match tour in New Zealand yesterday. The Apisai Naweilulu-captained team lost 14-18 to Wesley College in Auckland.
28 Apr 2015 10:26
Ratu Navula Lose First Game In NZ

The Ratu Navula College Under-18 rugby team lost their opening game of the 3-match tour in New Zealand yesterday.

The Apisai Naweilulu-captained team lost 14-18 to Wesley College in Auckland.

The teams competed for the annual Underwood Challenge Trophy.

Ratu Navula led 14-11 with only seven minutes remaining before Wesley College scored a try which was converted.

Ratu Navula dominated the play and led 11-6 at halftime with a try to winger Joseva Namisi and two penalties from flyhalf Solomoni Ralulu.

Ratu Navula face Kelston Boys High School tomorrow before playing Pukekohe High School.

Ratu Navula principal Setareki Merekula earlier said the outcome of match was secondary.

The objective of the tour is to help the team prepare Deans Trophy competition next month. The team returns on May 5.

 

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