Fiji Times Logo

Fiji Time: 11:40 PM on Friday 19 September

/ Front page / Sport

Gaunavou set to defend title

Maciu Malo
Thursday, April 24, 2014

GAUNAVOU will defend the KK's Hardware Challenger Shield against Namotomoto-based Tovolea team at Prince Charles Park on Saturday.

The reigning champion has survived three challenges this season and will want to maintain its winning run in the competition.

Nadi rugby official Rusiate Ratakele said Tovolea would be aiming to wrest the title away from Gaunavou.

"Gaunavou has overcome three challengers so far this season and it will be interesting if they can withstand the pressure from Tovolea," he said.

"Tovolea has some players that have played in the Nadi team and they are capable of beating Gaunavou."

Gaunavou has been boosted with the inclusion of star players such as Samu Saqiqa, Sione Tanoa, Vilikesa Driu and Nadi skipper Viliame Ratute.

Ratakele said the side had prepared well for the battle.


Fiji Times Front Page Thumbnail

Kaila Front Page ThumbnailFiji Times & Kaila Frontpage PDF Downloads

Use the free Acrobat Reader to view.

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. FijiFirst claims 60 per cent
  2. Leader of the pack
  3. FijiFirst leads
  4. PDP is number 4
  5. Provisonal results from the Fiji Elections Office
  6. Army grateful
  7. 306,096 votes counted from 1000 polling station
  8. The race is on
  9. Now we wait
  10. Labour trails

Top Stories this Week

  1. FijiFirst claims 60 per cent Thursday (18 Sep)
  2. Searching for answers Monday (15 Sep)
  3. Girl, 12, murdered Monday (15 Sep)
  4. Leader of the pack Thursday (18 Sep)
  5. Shocked and disgusted Monday (15 Sep)
  6. FijiFirst leads Thursday (18 Sep)
  7. Couple seeks end to problem Friday (12 Sep)
  8. No $20m ransom Tuesday (16 Sep)
  9. PM confirms release of 45 peacekeepers Friday (12 Sep)
  10. Safe and alive Friday (12 Sep)