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Skipper Cup battle

Emoni Narawa
Tuesday, May 13, 2014

SOME mouth-watering clashes are expected in this weekend's Skipper Cup competition.

Firstly, Naitasiri hosts Lautoka at home on Friday afternoon at Ratu Cakobau Park in Nausori.

A young and new-breed Naitasiri side, coached by Eroni Vereivalu will be out to maintain its winning run this season.

Lautoka, with two losses from three games will want to bounce back from its 13-23 loss to Suva at home over the weekend.

Vereivalu's men lived on two victories in a row in the past two weeks.

The Highlanders followed up a 12-3 victory over Namosi, a fortnight ago when they humbled Tavua 31-19 last Saturday.

And the huge test awaits the Maroons this Friday.

In other matches, defending champions Nadroga faces Suva at Lawaqa Park in Sigatoka.

This top of the table clash will bring a halt to either team's unbeaten run. Nadroga leads the table with 14 points, followed by Suva on 13.

The Capital City side backed up its season opening victory over Northland at the ANZ Stadium with two away victories in Ovalau and Lautoka last week.

Esala Nauga, the Nadroga coach said they needed to be well prepared for Suva prior to Saturday.

"We need to go back and regroup, there are still areas which we need to work on before our next game," he told Times Sport after the 18-17 victory over Namosi on Saturday.

Meanwhile, Nadi will host Vatukoula at Prince Charles Park, Northland after a 26-21 victory over Tailevu over the weekend, travels to Ovalau while Namosi plays Tavua at Garvey Park. Tailevu will play Macuata in Nausori.

All matches will kick off at 3pm.








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