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Rain in Tavua stops provincial rugby match

Maciu Malo
Sunday, May 18, 2014

THE adverse weather condition affecting the group has cancelled some of the major sporting events in the West yesterday.

The Tavua-Namosi Skipper Cup game scheduled at Garvey Park was postponed because of the flooding threat from the heavy downpour.

Tavua rugby union secretary Cabe Kotoitoga said the match commissioner had inspected the ground and ordered for the game cancellation.

He said the game would be held a later date.

The other sporting events cancelled yesterday included the Lautoka, Nadi, Denarau and Ba golf, Ba, Lautoka and Nadi volleyball, Lautoka rugby club games, Lautoka netball and Nadi rugby touch.

Two leagues games were also called-off at the Ra Sports Ground likewise the opening round of the Malolo club games in the Mamanuca Groups.

The Skipper Tuna national football league between Vatukoula and Nasinu today has also been postponed.

Meanwhile, the much anticipated Skipper Cup rugby battle between Nadroga and Suva at Lawaqa Park went ahead as scheduled so as the Nadi versus Vatukoula game at Prince Charles Park.





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