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Giant Killers Dragons Upsets RKS, QVS Next On List

Ba Provincial Freebird Institute Dragons will meet Queen Victoria School Knights in the Vodafone Fiji Secondary Schools Rugby League Under-19 final next Saturday.
25 Jun 2022 18:53
Giant Killers Dragons Upsets RKS, QVS Next On List
: Ba Provincial Freebird Institute Dragons Under-19’s Manueli Naketenilagi slices through a gap in the Ratu Kadavulevu School Panthers defence during the Vodafone Fiji Secondary Schools Rugby League U19 semifinal at Ratu Cakobau Park, Nausori on June 25, 2022. Photo: Leon Lord

Ba Provincial Freebird Institute Dragons will meet Queen Victoria School Knights in the Vodafone Fiji Secondary Schools Rugby League Under-19 final next Saturday.

This was after they upset RKS Eels 16-10, in the second semifinal at Ratu Cakobau Park, Nausori, this afternoon.

Dragons dominated play and led throughout.

The two team were tied at 2-2 in the early minutes of the first half after a successful conversion of penalties. RKS’s Samuel Kakaivalu converted their penalty while Ba Pro’s Apimeleki Nasalo slotted in theirs before Manueli Naketenilagi of the Dragons scored the first try, which was not converted.

Halftime: Dragons 6-2 Eels

Nasalo added another two points as Ba Pro extended their lead 8-2.

Samuel Kamoe of RKS touched down and narrowed the gap to 8-6.

A few minutes later Nasalo scored a try and the Dragons extended its lead to 12-6.

RKS scored its second try but the conversion was unsuccessful.

Ba Pro replied with Peni Tora diving over at the corner to score a try and for the 16-10 win.

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