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Suva Blues Dominate

Suva Blues dominated tier one grades in the Vodafone Kaji Rugby competition at the ANZ Stadium yesterday. The capital side won the U12, U13 and U14 titles. Coach Camueli Francis
16 Aug 2018 10:06
Suva  Blues Dominate
The Suva rugby team with Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama after they won the Vodafone Kaji Rugby Under-14 tier one title at the ANZ Stadium, Suva on August 15, 2018. Photo: Ronald Kumar

Suva Blues dominated tier one grades in the Vodafone Kaji Rugby competition at the ANZ Stadium yesterday.

The capital side won the U12, U13 and U14 titles.

Coach Camueli Francis was happy with performance of the players.

“We struggled during our pool matches but the players stayed focus with what we were aiming to achieve,” Francis said

“We have the players and I keep reminding them to play simple rugby and stick to the basics.

“Dominating the tier one comp gives us a wonderful feeling.  I want to thank all the parents and fans that have been supporting the team during their preparations.”

The U14 side defeated Cakaudrove 17-0.

2018 Vodafone Kaji Rugby tier 1-under 14 final action between Suva and Cakaudrove at ANZ Stadium on August 15, 2018. Photo: Ronald Kumar

2018 Vodafone Kaji Rugby tier 1-under 14 final action between Suva and Cakaudrove at ANZ Stadium on August 15, 2018. Photo: Ronald Kumar

Cakaudrove team manager Mesulame Salaba acknowledged all those that have worked behind the scene for the team

“I would like to thank all those that have been supporting and helping the team preparing for the competition,” Salaba said

“We were not expecting to come this far and reach the final. But I thank the players for their effort in getting the team this far.

“We lost our first game in the final and this is worth the trip for the 17 players.”

Suva Blues also beat Cakaudrove 17-0 in the U13 final and Nasinu 7-0 in the U12

Results Tier 1:

U12: Suva Blues 7-0 Nasinu; U13: Suva Blues 17-0 Cakaudrove; U14- Suva Blues 17-0 Cakaudrove.

Edited by Osea Bola

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