SPORTS

Tuva Youth Set To Defend Title

Defending champion Tuva Youth named a strong side for the Uprising Youth 7s which starts today. The Semo, Nadroga team includes four Fijian Under-18 representatives in Napolioni Kurisiga, Peniasi Vosawale,
17 Jan 2018 11:00
Tuva Youth Set To Defend Title

Defending champion Tuva Youth named a strong side for the Uprising Youth 7s which starts today.

The Semo, Nadroga team includes four Fijian Under-18 representatives in Napolioni Kurisiga, Peniasi Vosawale, Douglas Daveta and Ilaisa Droasese.

The two-day Uprising Youth 7s is the curtain raiser to the Mana Whey Fiji Coral Coast Sevens which continues until Saturday at Lawaqa Park.

Tuvu takes on Togobula in the opening match at 10am and later tackles Ratu Filise and the Lomavata Kangaroos in Pool A.

Former Fiji international Seremaia Bai is coaching two Rugby Academy teams, one in Pool B against Kings 7s select, Natabua Beez and Dratabu, and the other in Pool C with Yasawa, Ravuka Sharks and Davatelevu.

Ravuka Sharks has also qualified for the men’s competition.

Pool D includes Cuvu Blues, another local Nadroga side, alongside Nasaunivalu, RKS and First Light Taveuni whose senior team created history winning last year’s Coral Coast Sevens.

Northern Spirit, Nailaga and Ra Barbarians in Pool E while Pool F features Sigatoka River Safari Henibua, a team consisting of players from eight villages in Naqalimare District, Navosa, Cuvu Marine, Malolo and the second international team Wesley Fijian.

 



Fijisun Ad Space


Get updates from the Fiji Sun, handpicked and delivered to your inbox.


By entering your email address you're giving us permission to send you news and offers. You can opt-out at any time.


Win Christmas with Tower Insurance
Fijisun E-edition
Advertise here
Fiji Sun Instagram
Subscribe-to-Newspaper