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U14, U15, U16 Shine In Finals

Queen Victoria School defeated Lelean Memorial School 14-6 in the Coke Zero Deans Under-16 final at the ANZ Stadium, Suva, yesterday. The Vulinitu boys received a cheque of $900 while
16 Aug 2015 12:41
U14, U15, U16 Shine In Finals
Queen Victoria School U14 team with their trophy after beating Ratu Kadavulevu School 10-6 at the ANZ Stadium yesterday. Photo: Jona Konataci

Queen Victoria School defeated Lelean Memorial School 14-6 in the Coke Zero Deans Under-16 final at the ANZ Stadium, Suva, yesterday.

The Vulinitu boys received a cheque of $900 while Lelean received $600.

Lelean had a strong start with two penalties kicked by first five-eighth Ratu Vilitati Silatolu.

QVS captain Zacheaus Simpson  scored a try which was converted by Emoni Narawa, 6-7.

QVS maintained their dominance in the second-half with prop Joseva Nasaroa scoring a try which was converted by Simpson sealing their win, 14-6.

QVS coach Samuela Yalayala said discipline drove the boys to win.

“The boys played their hearts out and maintained their discipline throughout,” Yalayala said.

Lelean coach Willie Tukana promised they would be a better team next year.

 

QVS wins U15

Queen Victoria School U15 defeated Marist Brothers 16-10 in the their Coke Zero Deans final.

QVS coach Josaia Waiwalu said the players gave their best.

“We talked about how important this game was and beating Marist again was special.

QVS had a strong start scoring their first try through their No. 8 Kuliniasi Baleisomosomo.

Halftime: QVS 5-0 MBHS

The boys from Matavatucou maintained momentum in the second half resulting in the second try to Leweni Mocevakaca.

Marist regrouped and scored   two quick tries through Aminiasi Shaw and George Versoni, but it was too late.

Marist coach Isikeli Kalouniviti commended his boys for the gallant performance.

“The boys played with good character even though we lost. QVS was the better side,” he said.

Meanwhile, QVS’ Leweni Mocevakaca received the Best Player award after collecting 11 points. QVS received $800 while MBHS received $500.

 

Vulinitu top U14

The Queen Victoria School’s U-14 team defeated Ratu Kadavulevu School 10-6 in the final.

The boys from Vulinitu received $700 while RKS received $400.

“We always try to be humble throughout and that was what kept us together,”QVS’ Henry Spring said.

A smart move from the QVS forwards resulted in Spring scoring their opening try.

Halfime: QVS 5-0 RKS.

The boys from Matavatucou stamped their mark resulting in Spring scoring their second try.

RKS got back with two quick penalties through Tacilevu, Cakaudrove native Josefa Yavala.

Vanuabalavu, Lau native Spring, who is a Year Nine student, acknowledge God for the victory.

RKS coach Keasi Soronaivalu said the late start in the first-half cost them.

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