Fiji Time: 3:23 PM on Saturday 4 July

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / Sport

Tailevu to improve

Arin Kumar
Tuesday, April 15, 2014

THE Tailevu rugby side will use the next two weeks to rectify the mistakes they made in their unconvincing 9-7 win against Lautoka last weekend.

Playing in front of their home crowd at Ratu Cakobau Park, the side failed to maintain consistency in the match in terms of structured play.

Even coach Jone Kaila admitted his team lost focus and deviated from the game plan in the Skipper Cup fixture.

He said the team coaches and management would have a good chat with the players about their performance and then work on their mistakes.

"We made so many mistakes that we almost lost the match," Kaila said.

"We didn't stick to the game plan, we lost possession easily and we failed to kick easy penalties at goal.

"We will work on correcting all those mistakes for our next game."

Kaila said they are still in the development phase and most of the players featured in their first ever game at top provincial level competition.

"Only three players from the last season played while the rest were new.

"The win is positive but it was not the performance we were expecting and so we will need to improve our platform in development work so that we can work better on structured play."

Meanwhile, a statement from the Fiji Rugby Union said round three games have been postponed.

"The Fiji Rugby Union wishes to advise the provincial unions and its stakeholders that round three of the Skipper Cup has been deferred to a later date," said the statement.





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
JPY 59.845756.8457
GBP 0.30830.3003
EUR 0.43450.4225
CNY 3.00972.9097
NZD 0.72320.6902
AUD 0.63460.6096
USD 0.48390.4669

from

$0.00

Exchange Rate updated on 3rd July 2015

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Stay out
  2. Sexual content worries teachers
  3. Caution on flag
  4. Recognition for young exporter at awards
  5. Bus company brings in environmental-friendly bus
  6. Spiritual leader uplifts lives
  7. Wage rates clarified
  8. Thousands flock to showcase
  9. Racist or sensitive
  10. Mapping work ends

Top Stories this Week

  1. Ryder in jail Monday (29 Jun)
  2. Nude pictures warning Monday (29 Jun)
  3. Toxic cassava Monday (29 Jun)
  4. Education shocker Tuesday (30 Jun)
  5. The discovery of illegal weapons in Fiji Tuesday (30 Jun)
  6. Ratu Jope passes away Wednesday (01 Jul)
  7. Club sold for $14k Tuesday (30 Jun)
  8. Bainimarama challenges Flying Fijians ahead of Rugby World Cup Tuesday (30 Jun)
  9. 'Complicated' English Wednesday (01 Jul)
  10. New date Wednesday (01 Jul)