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Soro Stars In Sharks Win

Robust winger Epeli Soro scored a try and kicked over a penalty as the Blue Gas Police Sharks escaped with the 18-13 win over Dee Cees Nadera Panthers in the
03 Jun 2018 11:00
Soro Stars In Sharks Win
Blue Gas Police Sharks Maikeli Peters in contro against Dee Cees Nadera Panthers in the Vodafone FNRL premier grade quarterfinal at the Lawaqa Park in Sigatoka yesterday. Photo: WAISEA NASOKIA

Robust winger Epeli Soro scored a try and kicked over a penalty as the Blue Gas Police Sharks escaped with the 18-13 win over Dee Cees Nadera Panthers in the Vodafone premier grade quarterfinals at Lawaqa Park in Sigatoka yesterday.

Sharks scored tries to Eroni Dolo­dali, Joseva Katonibau and Soro with the conversions coming from the boots of Dolodali and Rusiate Nairube. Panthers scored their tries to Seva Nabetelevu, and Neale Fiu while the conversions came from Ilaitia Erene and Nabetelevu with a drop goal by Watisoni Rau­kavu.

However, two tries for the Pan­thers were disallowed which an­gered the players and fans as they complained to the match officials.

In other matches, Navatulevu Herons drew 10-10 with KBL Saru Dragons in a heated encounter while Nabua- based Topline Warri­ors lost the plot as they were pipped 16-15 by Army Bears

Results: Reserve grade: Dee Cees Nadera Panthers 6 – 20 Namuani­waqa Sea Eagles, Army Bears 0-6 Burenitu Cowboys, Davuilevu Knights 6- 24 Sabeto Roosters, Saru Dragons 4- 20 Lautoka Crushers.

Under-18: West Fiji Dolphins 16- 0 Navatulevu Herons, West Coast Storm Rugby League Club 22 – 6 Burenitu Cowboys, USP Islanders 8-6 Sabeto Roosters, Namuaniwaqa Sea Eagles 4 – 5 Yasawa Islands Saints.

Under- 16: West Storms 6- 2 Bu­renitu Cowboys, Namuaniwaqa Sea Eagles 8- 10 Namoli West Tigers Rugby League Club, Nadera Pan­thers 6- 0 Ravoravo Rabbitohs, Saru Dragons 6- 4 USP Islanders.

Under-14: USP Islanders wbd Yasawa Saints, Nadera Panthers 6-18 West Storms, Saru Dragons 14 – 4 Namoli West Tigers, Lautoka Crushers 4-8 Ravoravo Rabbitohs.

Edited by Leone Cabenatabua

Feedback: waisean@fijisun.com.fj



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