THE two major tertiary institutions of the country will go head to head in the final of the 15s rugby competition in the Inter-Tertiary Games today.
Defending champions USP will host FNU II at their grounds this afternoon.
Fiji University Sports Association (FUSA) administration manager and national treasurer Thakur Tara Singh said USP had what it took to retain the title.
"They had prepared well and recorded convincing victories in pool play and the semi-finals," he said.
"But, we will just have to wait and see tomorrow (today) if the giants will prevail or will there be an upset."
In the soccer competition, USP successfully retained the women's title.
"They won both their games and FNU lost both their games and they meet tomorrow (today) in the final game but its result will have no effect because USP have already won the title of the competition which was played on a round robin format."
As for the men's competition, FSM B and FNU West had qualified for the semi-finals from Pool 1 while Pool 2 was not determined when this edition when to press because of pending protests.
Meanwhile, a new champion was crowned in the cricket competition when FNU upset defending champions Uni Fiji in the final yesterday at the Suva Grammar School grounds.
"While I do not have the actual results, I can confirm that FNU won the title. They had earlier lost in the round robin competition to Uni Fiji but came back to win the title.
"USP was a no-show in the competition and they lost all their games by default."
Futsal soccer and darts concluded last night while netball, basketball, rugby 15, 7s and soccer would conclude today.