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Daveta Stars For Nadroga

NADROGA 38 – 27 MALOLO BLK Nadroga winger Avete Daveta scored a hat-trick of tries in their 38-27 bonus point win over Cloud 9 Malolo at Lawaqa Park in Sigatoka
11 Jun 2017 11:00
Daveta Stars For Nadroga
BLK Nadroga’s Avete Daveta scores his first try against Cloud 9 Malolo in the Skipper Cup clash at Lawaqa Park, Sigatoka on June 10, 2017. Photo: Waisea Nasokia

NADROGA 38 – 27 MALOLO

BLK Nadroga winger Avete Daveta scored a hat-trick of tries in their 38-27 bonus point win over Cloud 9 Malolo at Lawaqa Park in Sigatoka yesterday.

The Nadroumai, Nadroga native was in top form with his dazzling speed.

What happened: Nadroga fullback Apisalome Waqatabu opened the scoring through a penalty.

But three minutes later, Malolo fullback Meli Qaniuci came off the bench to score Malolo’s first try, 5-3.

But Nadroga outplayed Malolo with Daveta scoring three tries and one to flanker Vasikali Mudu with Waqatabu kicking three conversions.

Halftime: Nadroga 31 – 5 Malolo

In the 45th minute Malolo’s centre Eroni Vucago scored their second try.

Seven minutes later Qaniuci scored Malolo’s third try 38 -15.

In the 57th minute referee Waisea Cakau flashed the yellow card to Waqatabu for unfair play.

Three minutes later Sorovakatini Tuifagalele added another try for Malolo.

During injury time Romania-based No.8 Lemeki Nabalei scored which was converted by Semi Tuivunilagi.

Both teams secured a bonus point each for scoring four.

Big Play: Daveta, Nakalevu and flanker Vasikali Mudu played well.

Star turn: Meli Qaniuci and Lemeki Nabalei contributed well.

Comments: Nadroga captain Sailosi Dawai siad; “We started late in the first spell but mistakes spoiled our game.”

Malolo captain Tomoci Davu said:

“It was a tough encounter, we worked harder in second spell.”

Edited by Osea Bola

Feedback:  waisean@fijisun.com.fj

 

 



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