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Sabeto to miss five

Maciu Malo
Tuesday, February 04, 2014

FIJI National Rugby League champions, the Sigatoka Electric Sabeto Roosters, will miss the services of five players who were instrumental in their famous Vodafone Cup win last season.

Tough forward Iliesa Takubu and flying fullback Tevita Niusama have secured contracts overseas and will be away for six months while three other players have been lined up for contracts in the Cook Islands.

Team manager Sailasa Natalawaqa said they would miss these players but he has high hopes the remaining players would deliver the goods for their fans this season.

Natalawaqa said their title defence campaign had been mapped out and the players had been busy training every afternoon.

"Although we will miss the services of these five key players we are glad they have moved on to further their careers," said Natalawaqa.

"But we still have the majority of players from the winning team last year that we need to build our title defence on this year.

"There are many new players also training with the team who want to be part of this year's campaign.

"The boys are ready to defend the title but first on our list is to select a squad from our training list for this year's campaign."

Natalawaqa said the competition this year would be tough with the inclusion of new teams.








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