Fiji Time: 12:25 PM on Wednesday 26 October

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / Sport

Fiji Warriors face uphill battle against Force A

Emoni Narawa
Saturday, March 08, 2014

THE Rupeni Nasiga-captained Fiji Warriors side will face an uphill battle against the Force A in their second match of the Pacific Rugby Cup competition.

Last Monday, the Force thumped Junior Japan 61-6 which should be ringing alarm bells for Nasiga and his troops that a strong gale force wind awaits them on Monday in Brisbane.

The Force earlier beat Reds A 29-23 in their opening game.

The Telecom-sponsored Fiji Warriors side stumbled against the Reds over the weekend 22-19 in Brisbane, a result the team management said was "an outcome of taking the wrong options".

Earlier this week, team manager Joe Browne highlighted areas which the needed work prior to the game against the Force.

He said it was a close encounter against the Reds and they could not afford to stumble against the Force.

"The main weakness in the team is decision-making and we will be working on that in the lead-up to our second match," he said after the match against the Reds.

He said the boys played well against the Reds, however, they needed to lift their performance to match the strong gale from the Force.

The Fiji Warriors are the defending champions of the Pacific Rugby title.

Fiji Times Front Page Thumbnail

Kaila Front Page ThumbnailFiji Times & Kaila Frontpage PDF Downloads

Use the free Acrobat Reader to view.

Code Inward TTs Outward TTs
CAD 0.65600.6370
JPY 51.887148.8871
GBP 0.40140.3934
EUR 0.45090.4389
NZD 0.69290.6599
AUD 0.64640.6214
USD 0.49330.4763



Exchange Rate updated on 26th October, 2016

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Prepare for the worst, says Kumar
  2. Qiliho attends trial
  3. True to an early love
  4. Ro Teimumu frets over leadership
  5. NFP calls for public holiday
  6. 918 move out
  7. Fiji 7s coach
  8. Villagers cry foul
  9. Cane payout topped up
  10. Villagers mark Global Handwashing Day

Top Stories this Week

  1. 'I heard Soko screaming in pain' Friday (21 Oct)
  2. A daughter's sacrifice Thursday (20 Oct)
  3. 'I never knew Soko' Thursday (20 Oct)
  4. Death probe Sunday (23 Oct)
  5. Love conquers all Sunday (23 Oct)
  6. Benedito takes over Thursday (20 Oct)
  7. Three talk Tuesday (25 Oct)
  8. Fiji pearls make history Monday (24 Oct)
  9. Hunt on for sex assault suspect Monday (24 Oct)
  10. Mystery death Tuesday (25 Oct)