Rugby | SPORTS | Super Rugby

Reds Forward Wary Of Drua

Not that they needed one, but the Queensland Reds have received a warning shot from Swire Shipping Fijian Drua’s momentous 25-24 defeat of the Crusaders.
17 Mar 2023 17:00
Reds Forward Wary Of Drua
Four Fijian players who could force their way into Queensland Reds Match 23 squad for Sunday’s Shop N Safe Super Rugby Pacific clash against the Swire Shipping Fijian Drua at the Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane, Australia, (from left) Suliasi Vunivalu, Seru Uru, Peni Ravai and Filipo Daugunu.

Not that they needed one, but the Queensland Reds have received a warning shot from Swire Shipping Fijian Drua’s momentous 25-24 defeat of the Crusaders.

An after-the-siren kick got the Drua home against the defending Shop N Save Super Rugby Pacific champions in Lautoka on Saturday and the tremendous buzz generated by that result will carry all the way to Suncorp Stadium, this Sunday afternoon.

The Drua’s lack of late-game composure was all that denied them a huge upset in Brisbane last year at a ground that has been a stronghold for the Reds under coach Brad Thorn.

The Reds were up 28-9 with 18 minutes to play but needed a series of miracle plays from their own Fijian star Seru Uru to escape with a 33-28 victory.

 

To read more, click on this link to access the full article and details: https://eedition.fijisun.com.fj/subscriptionplans

 

Source: Rugby.com.au

Feedback: leonec@fijisun.com.fj



Got A News Tip


Get updates from the Fiji Sun, handpicked and delivered to your inbox.


By entering your email address you're giving us permission to send you news and offers. You can opt-out at any time.


Sunquick
For All Fiji Sun Advertising
Fijisun E-edition
Subscribe-to-Newspaper