Fiji Time: 11:36 AM on Wednesday 29 March

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / Sport

Big win for ANCF in Nacula 7s final

Maciu Malo In Nacula, Yasawa
Sunday, February 23, 2014

TOUGH forward Ovini Tuidraki was the toast of the ANCF 7s team in their 33-0 win over Volivolitakelo at the final of the Turtle Vodafone Nacula 7s in Yasawa yesterday.

Tuidraki, who was named the tournament's best player, led by example and helped his team destroy their opponents.

The Waya, native combined well with his teammates displaying wonderful rugby skills that caught their opponents on the backfoot.

He combined well with nippy playmaker Sairusi Mati who also scored two tries in the final.

Tuidraki said the win inspired him to chase his dream and to secure a spot in the national 7s team.

"I thank the Almighty Lord for giving me the power to help my teammates win the main award," he said.

"The win today has given me the courage to keep playing better and fulfil my rugby goal."

National 7s coach Ben Ryan was impressed with the talent on display during the two-day tournament although there were areas that needed to be addressed at grassroots level.

"I really enjoyed the tournament, especially the passion showed by the players," said Ryan.

"I also enjoyed the environment and hospitality of the locals, something I never came across while in England.

"I thank the organisers for a well-organised tournament."

Ryan said he had also identified few players who would be monitored in future tournaments.

Coral View defeated Nalauwaki 17-5 to win the Bowl while Nalovo thumped Yasawa-i-rara 31-0 to win the plate.

Naisisili was crowned the netball winners after beating Nacula in the final.








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 0.65260.6336
JPY 54.821351.8213
GBP 0.39010.3821
EUR 0.45060.4386
NZD 0.70180.6688
AUD 0.64210.6171
USD 0.48960.4726

from

$0.00

Exchange Rate updated on 29th, March, 2017

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. 91,000 hits
  2. Police recover body
  3. Election tactics
  4. 'Minimum wage' for no skills
  5. Mothers raise concerns on hospital service
  6. $1.16m write-off
  7. ATH buys Vanuatu firm
  8. Clark: Mill closure to increase economic activity
  9. Help pours in for cancer patient
  10. FLOTSAM AND JETSAM

Top Stories this Week

  1. Siblings perish Sunday (26 Mar)
  2. Family hopes to raise $60,000 Monday (27 Mar)
  3. 7s star told don't reoffend Friday (24 Mar)
  4. 'Sims' the star barber Sunday (26 Mar)
  5. Shrea wins modelling title Sunday (26 Mar)
  6. Landowners demand $20m compensation from State Thursday (23 Mar)
  7. Explicit photos online Monday (27 Mar)
  8. Former 7s stars win Oldies Saturday (25 Mar)
  9. Boy escapes alive; Police search for missing siblings Monday (27 Mar)
  10. Kicked out Friday (24 Mar)