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RSMS U18 surprises Grammar

Emoni Narawa
Sunday, June 01, 2014

RATU Sukuna Memorial School caused the upset of round one during the Secondary Schools Southern Zone rugby competitions at Suva Grammar School grounds yesterday.

The Nabua-based school edged Suva Grammar School 6-3 in their under-18 clash.

In the other U18 matches, Assemblies of God High School started their campaign on a winning following a 6-0 victory Marist Brothers High School.

The feature game between Nasinu Secondary School and John Wesley was a fair contest. John Wesley edged Nasinu 6-3 to win the Tanoa Challenge Trophy.

In the U17 Nawamea Challenge Cup, MBHS humiliated SGS 45-3 to walk away with the cup and $50 prizemoney.

Meanwhile, Basden College managed to hold AOG 5-all in the U15 grade. The new school from Newtown made their presence felt and could be a force to reckon in the future.

Southern zone official Biu Colati said the opening round was a thriller to watch.

He said some upset happened and they expected more in the coming rounds.

"It's very exciting to see the results like this," he said.

"We're looking forward to more of this in the coming weeks."

Results:

U14 - MBHS 27 SGS 0; Nasinu WBD RSMS

U15 - Basden 5 AOG 5; MBHS 8 LDS 3; Nasinu 19 Lomaivuna 3

U16 - Nasinu 0 MBHS 25; RSMS 3 SGS 34

U17 - Nabua 0 Nasinu 20; Lomaivuna 5 LDS 22; MBHS 45 SGS 3; Basden 15 AOG 35;

U18 - RSMS 6 SGS 3; AOG 6 MBHS 0; JWC Nasinu

U19 - AOG 16 RSMS 16; Lomaivuna 31 Nabua 8