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Bonus Win For Maroons

What happened: The Romulese Ratukana- captained Macuata side played their best game of the Skipper Cup competition against Lautoka at Prince Charles Park in Nadi yesterday. The Northerners scored three
14 Jun 2015 12:33
Bonus Win For Maroons

What happened: The Romulese Ratukana- captained Macuata side played their best game of the Skipper Cup competition against Lautoka at Prince Charles Park in Nadi yesterday.

The Northerners scored three classic tries but it was not enough to beat the Maroons who scored four tries to come out with a much needed bonus point victory.

Halftime: Lautoka 13- 5 Macuata.

Macuata came out firing in the second-half with a try to Farisiko Balebogidua.

Lepani Seduadua was the next scorer with a individual effort.

The conversion finds it mark to increase Lautoka’s tally to 20. But a try to Macuata’s prop Seru Mesi took the score to 20-17.

The sugar city boys scored two more tries to seal the win.

Big play: Lautoka first five-eighth Lepani Seduadua played well.

Star turn: Lautoka halfback Sireli contributed 14 points from four conversion and three penalties.

Comments: Lautoka manager Timoci Namuaira said: The boys were bit slack in the first half . Macuata played well and almost beat us.”

Macuata coach: Epeli Tagiveitaua said: “It was a good game but there were a lot of mistakes.”

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