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Matai wins Jonah Lomu Medal

Police rover Rusiate Matai took out the Jonah Lomu medal as the top tryscorer in the 2019 McDonald’s Fiji Coral Coast Sevens yesterday. The Korovou, Tavua native scored a try
20 Jan 2019 11:10
Matai wins Jonah Lomu Medal
Police's Rusiate Matai receives his award from Springbok Legend Bryan Habana at the Lawaqa Park in Sigatoka yesterday. Photo: WAISEA NASOKIA

Police rover Rusiate Matai took out the Jonah Lomu medal as the top tryscorer in the 2019 McDonald’s Fiji Coral Coast Sevens yesterday.

The Korovou, Tavua native scored a try in the 17-0 victory over Tab­adamu in the final.

“First of all, I want to thank the Almighty for giving me the strength otherwise I couldn’t have achieved it,” he said.

“I would also like to thank the team for their support.

“I was in this team for the last four years and Police won.”

He dedicates his award to his wife Sera Matai and his two children Sil­via and Maraia Matai.

“I would like to thank my family for their support,” he said.

-Edited by Osea Bola

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