Fiji Time: 3:43 AM on Thursday 25 May

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / Sport

Nadroga champions

Arin Kumar
Wednesday, February 19, 2014

SIGATOKA Andhra Sangam College proved critics wrong by winning the Gavidi Cup in the Nadroga/Navosa Secondary Schools Rugby League Association competition last weekend.

The competition kicked off at the weekend and Sigatoka Andhra beat Cuvu College 15-12 in the under-19 grade to take the title.

It was the first time schools in the province competed in the sport of rugby league, and association secretary Meshar Ali said there was a lot of interest from schools in the province and from parents and spectators.

"We had a good turnout at Lawaqa Park despite the bad weather conditions," he said.

"We had Sigatoka Methodist High School, Sigatoka Andhra, Cuvu College, Valley High School, Nasikawa Vision High School and the Nadroga/Navosa Provincial College.

"Also it was good to see some Fijians of Indian descent playing for their schools in the competition."

Ali said Nadroga Rugby Union assisted with the running of the games. He said the union also scouted for talent for their under-20 side and would also recommend some players to the Clermont Rugby Club in France.

"The Nadroga Rugby Union has partnered with the association to run the competition and we thank them for their support even though the two sports are considered rivals."

RESULTS:

U19: Gavidi Cup - Sigatoka Andhra 15 Cuvu College 12, Nasikawa Vision 12 Valley High 22.

U17: Kurusaqila Cup - Nasikawa 12 Nadroga/Navosa Provincial 22, Valley High 4 Cuvu College 22.








Fiji Times Front Page Thumbnail

Kaila Front Page ThumbnailFiji Times & Kaila Frontpage PDF Downloads

Use the free Acrobat Reader to view.

Westpac
Code Inward TTs Outward TTs
CAD 0.65560.6366
JPY 54.861251.8612
GBP 0.37300.3650
EUR 0.43390.4219
NZD 0.69890.6659
AUD 0.65210.6271
USD 0.48720.4702

from

$0.00

Exchange Rate updated on 24th, May, 2017

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Man wants house back
  2. Pillar of strength
  3. Henry's debt to mum
  4. Minister withdraws comment
  5. Mystery chests, villagers warned
  6. 500-acre land offer
  7. Tui Nadi title dispute
  8. 7s rugby boys not too bad: Team manager
  9. Minister flays MP's claims
  10. Rabuka not happy

Top Stories this Week

  1. Parents watch son fulfill rugby dream Thursday (18 May)
  2. Fijian barber experience for Crusaders players Thursday (18 May)
  3. A-G sounds warning Sunday (21 May)
  4. 200 illegally in Fiji Thursday (18 May)
  5. Man wants house back Wednesday (24 May)
  6. Qoro on Pleass board Monday (22 May)
  7. Work cut out Monday (22 May)
  8. 'Past politicians' did not fix roads Saturday (20 May)
  9. Ratu Naiqama set to return as MP Friday (19 May)
  10. Toorak youths distraught over lost jerseys Tuesday (23 May)