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Tamani Stars For Tabadamu

Fiji Airways Fijian 7s squad member Terio Tamani scored three tries as Tabadamu won the Raka 7s  Cup  final yesterday. They beat defending champions Ratu Filise 28-14 at the ANZ
02 Dec 2018 12:23
Tamani Stars For Tabadamu
2018 Raka 7s men’s champion Tabadamu at the ANZ Stadium, Suva on December 1,2018. Photo: Simione Haravanua

Fiji Airways Fijian 7s squad member Terio Tamani scored three tries as Tabadamu won the Raka 7s  Cup  final yesterday.

They beat defending champions Ratu Filise 28-14 at the ANZ Stadium, Suva yesterday.

The Ravitaki, Kadavu native also kicked over four conversions and received the Best Player award.

Tamani scored the first try which he also converted.

Ratu Filise replied quickly with a try to Levani Tani converted by Kalaveti Cavukai.

The Coral Coast side scored their second try through Cavukai who converted his own try.

Tabadamu lifted intensity in the second half as Tamani outran the Ratu Filise defenders  for their second try and converted his own try.

The Namosi brigade continued to put Ratu Filise under pressure and scored their third try through Atanasio Vuakalou, converted by Tamani.

The battle was not over for the Kadavu native as he ran in for their final try which he converted to seal the 28-14 win.

Comments: Tabadamu’s Tamani said; “It was a good final and I want to thank the boys for their support.

“Now that the World Sevens Series has started, the win has boosted my confidence to win a spot in the team.

“I want to thank God and reminded the boys to be patience.

Ratu Filise head coach Etika Tovilevu acknowledged their sponsors.

“ I want to thank all our supporters and especially our major sponsor Beach House for their support.

“These young boys have given their best and I’m impressed with their performance.”

Tabadamu’s win saw them pocket $20,000. The club also had the services of veteran 7s winger Nasoni Roko, former Fijian 7s captain Setefano Cakau and livewire hooker Jone Vota.

– Edited by Osea Bola

Feedback:  anasilinir@fijisun.com.fj

 



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