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Navosa Stay Unbeaten In Ranadi Cup Comp

The Ivamere Tabuwadei captained Navosa rugby side hammered Yasawa 64-22 in a bonus point victory in the Royal Tea Ranadi Cup match at Ratu Navula College ground in Nadi, this afternoon.
21 May 2022 16:14
Navosa Stay Unbeaten In Ranadi Cup Comp
Lineout action from the Navosa-Serua clash in the Royal Tea Ranadi Cup clash at Ratu Navula College ground in Nadi this afternoon. Photo: Waisea Nasokia

The Ivamere Tabuwadei captained- Navosa rugby side hammered Serua 64-22 in a bonus point victory in the Royal Tea Ranadi Cup match at Ratu Navula College ground in Nadi, this afternoon.

What happened: Navosa scored the first try in the opening minute to centre Arieta Tanono.

Her opposite number Merewalesi Kado retaliated with a try to level the scores at  5-5.

In the 18 minute flanker Salanieta Naratasi scored Navosa’s second try with the conversion from halfback Lanieta Vatese to take the scores to 12-5.

Then No.8 Josivini Tagi added another try for Navosa to extend their lead to 17-5.

In the 30th minute prop Airini Vuidravuwalu scored a try to Serua with the conversion from Seleima Vuidravuwalu to narrow the deficit to 17-12.

Radove added another try for Navosa with the conversion from Vatiseva Cavuru going over.

Halftime: Navosa 24- 12 Serua.

Navosa extended their lead in the 41st minute to flanker Sala Vara with Cavuru adding the extras, 31-12.
Four minutes later Airini scored her second as they trailed 31-17.

In a space of 20 minutes Navosa scored five tries to Kalesi Radome, Mereisi Naqoqo, Alanieta Tiko, Arieta Tanono and Veniana Kuruivitu. Cavuru kicked over four conversions.

In the 78th minute, centre Sisilia Tinai scored a try for Serua but was too late.

Comments: Navosa captain Ivamere Tabuwadei said: “This is our third match of the season and we have remained unbeaten so far. The girls did us proud.”

Serua captain Seleima Vuidravuwalu said: “We have to fix a lot of aspects of our game. We will bounce back.”

Ranadi Cup results: Ba 22-35 Malolo, Nanukuloa 40-0 Ra, Navosa 64-22 Serua, Nasinu 40-10 Naitasiri Bulls

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