SALA Gukivuli and Yasena Tavaki were crowned winners of the Down Under Mining-sponsored Vatukoula Ladies Pairs Championship yesterday.
The duo won the two-day event despite going down to defending champions Doreen O'Conner and Loretta Kotoisuva in their final round-robin match.
Gukivuli and Tavaki ended the tournament with five wins.
Vatukoula Bowling Club tournament co-ordinator Semesa Lewai said there was a tie for the second position.
"The combination of Doreen and Loretta were tied with Sheryl Mar and Maria Patel. In the playoff Doreen and Loretta won.
"We hope to increase the prizemoney for the event next year."