Fiji Time: 9:02 AM on Monday 6 July

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / Sport

One more defence for the champions

Arin Kumar
Saturday, May 17, 2014

THE Viria Blues rugby side is confident of defending the Sautu Trophy in the Naitasiri North Bulls clubs competition today.

The KKBL-sponsored side faces Seniyasi in the challenge match at the Naluwai ground in Vunidawa.

Team manager Filipe Vulaono said they wanted to prove a point and they were determined in their ambition to be the top side in the competition.

"We have won five challenge matches already and this will be the last," he said.

"It's $100 for winning each challenge so we have won $500 and that was the income for the players for their hard work.

"The side is made up of school dropouts and unemployed youths from the village (Viria) and this was the only source of income for the players."

Vulaono said the side was fuelled by the support from the vanua and their sponsors.

"We would like to thank the mataqali and the people of the village for their support and also like to thank KKBL and Tau Sports for their sponsorship.

"The team has reached this far thanks to their support and we want to return the favour by winning the last challenge match."





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. Rise of Naholo doesn't surprise Savea
  2. SARU fires referees boss
  3. State drops pension age
  4. Fish case causes a stink
  5. 2 from 2
  6. Army lacks health staff
  7. Pacific Games: Fiji soccer creates history
  8. Help on the way
  9. 20 per cent of visitors return to Fiji
  10. 85,000 people visit trade show

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)