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Women Light Up Mokani

History was created at the 28th Fiji Bitter Mokani 7s with the inclusion of the women’s competition for the first time yesterday. And they provided the extra excitement at the
19 Dec 2015 16:15
Women Light Up Mokani
Makereta Tunidau (with ball) of Striders maintains possession against Central Chief during Fiji Bitter Mokani Seven in Tailevu yesterday.

History was created at the 28th Fiji Bitter Mokani 7s with the inclusion of the women’s competition for the first time yesterday.

And they provided the extra excitement at the Ratu Ravuama Vunivalu Memorial Primary School in the first day of the abyesterday.

“This is the first time women’s rugby as been included in the competition and they provided the extra excitement,”tournament spokesman Seremaia Vueti said.

“Our major sponsors Paradise Beverages requested to include women and they added a new chapter and a different atmosphere to the competition.

“We want to thank our major sponsor Paradise Beverages for always supporting this tournament for the 28th year now.”

Vueti said development of young men and women was one the main objectives of the Fiji Bitter Mokani 7s tournament.

Vueti said their long term objective was to build a multipurpose court.

“Our new gym will not only benefit the rugby and netball teams but it will also be utilized by school children of Ratu Ravuama Memorial Primary School,”Vueti said.

“Apart from the multipurpose court, the main reason we doing these was to develop young men and women.

Meanwhile, Hideaway Hurricanes, Wardens Gold and Police remain the favorites to win the men’s competition.

Hurricanes thumped Vunivaivai 43-0 in their first game and Lake Side 36-0.

Wardens Gold thumped Uluinakau One 22-0, hile Police walloped Red Diamond 19-7 in their first match.

In the women’s category Marist Sea Hawks remains favorites after defeating Central Chiefs 12-0 in their pool match and thumping Nadi Blazers 29-0 in the second match.

Results: Men- Hideaway Hurricanes 43-0 Vunivaivai,Cakau One 14-0 Lakeside, Waimanu 12-7 Flying Fish,Veivanua(Army Engineers) 12-12 Fiji Bitter Mokani,Wardens Gold 22-0 Uluinakau One, Kaite 19-12 Trailblazers, Nanumau 10-5 Samurai Baracudas,Marist Blues WBD over Tabadamu 2,Red Rock 14-7 Nacovu Blues,Samurai Dolphin 16-0 Daviko, Talele WBD over Army Red,Marist Red 22-7 Kunivoka, Tabadamu One 36-7 Cakau TWO,New Wave 14-10 Uluinakau Two,Police 19-7 Red Diamond,Mokani 12-10 Flying Fish,Hideaway 36-0 Lake Side, Waimanu 12-10 Veivanua



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