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Lelean U17: We’ll Play For Pita

The members of the Lelean Memorial School Under-17 rugby team are determined to win today and dedicate it to teammate Pita Volau, who died last Sunday. While relatives were tightlipped
04 Aug 2018 10:56
Lelean U17: We’ll Play For Pita
The late Pita Volala's parents(Holding his photo) with his team mates, Lelean Under 17 side during his funeral in Nasinu August 3, 2018. Photo: WATI TALEBULA

The members of the Lelean Memorial School Under-17 rugby team are determined to win today and dedicate it to teammate Pita Volau, who died last Sunday.

While relatives were tightlipped about the Levukana, Vanuabalavu, native’s cause of death his teammates said they would use it to motivate them in today’s Powerade Super Deans Championship semifinal clash against Ratu Navula College at the ANZ Stadium, Suva.

Coach Viliame Gucake said Pita, who was buried after a moving funeral service yesterday, had not been playing with the team since the quarterfinals.

Ratu Kadavulevu School are the current holder of the U17 title.


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