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Unbeaten Nadroga

Nadroga 25 – 18 Lautoka The Nemani Nagusa- captained BLK Nadroga team retained their title after the final HFC Farebrother Challenge yesterday at Lawaqa Park. What happened: The Stallions defeated
18 Oct 2015 08:57
Unbeaten Nadroga
Action between BLK Nadroga and Khans Buses Lautoka yesterday. Photo: LUKE NACEI

Nadroga 25 – 18 Lautoka

The Nemani Nagusa- captained BLK Nadroga team retained their title after the final HFC Farebrother Challenge yesterday at Lawaqa Park.

What happened: The Stallions defeated Lautoka 25-18 in a thrilling encounter.

Nadroga started with a bang with winger Tuiba Batiratu scoring the first try in the 4th minute  which was converted by Alifereti Veitokani, 7-0.

Centre Apete Daveta extended the lead with a try to his name in the 28th minute, 12-0.

In  the 35th minute Veitokani  kicked a penalty a for Nadroga to lead 15-0.

Halftime: Nadroga 15 – 0 Lautoka

Lautoka quickly regrouped and came out firing in the second halfwith hooker Maikeli Sivo scoring in the 5st minute.

In the 53rd minute Lautoka scrum half Kelemedi Bola received yellow card for foul play.

Nadroga outside center Apete Daveta scored another try converted by Raiwalui, 22-8.

Nadroga captain Nemani was awarded a yellow card in the 57th minute.

Hooker Atunaisa Uluimoala with extra effort scored his second try, first five eighth Lepani Seduadua successful with the conversion.

Star turn: Lautoka forwards played well and gave Nadroga a good run for their money.

Big play: Sailosi Dawai of Nadroga played well and was strong in defence. He was also awarded the best player of the match.

Comments

Nadroga captain Nemani Nagusa said:  I thank the boys for their hard work and their dedication. Winning both the Skipper Cup and the Farebrother is a huge achievement for the side and as well the people of Nadroga.”

Lautoka captain Tevita Delailomaloma said: “Congratulations to Nadroga. We salute them for the job well done. Our boys played their best and I thank them for the hard effort.”

Feedback: luke.nacei@fijisun.com.fj

 




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