Fiji Time: 9:44 AM on Saturday 30 July

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / Sport

Sabeto survives onslaught to defend title

Maciu Malo
Wednesday, June 11, 2014

SABETO escaped a tough challenge to successfully defend the KK's Hardware Shield beating Yavusania 29-21 in the Nadi rugby club competition.

The reigning champion maintained its winning form against Gaunavou to shrug off a tough challenge from Yavusania.

Nadi rugby spokesman Rusiate Ratakele said Sabeto was given a good run.

He said the presence of about 200 Sabeto fans inspired the champion team to win the game.

"It was a physical game and Sabeto was stretched to the wire by a gutsy opponent," said Ratakele.

"It was anybody's game unfortunately for Yavusania they did not make use of their many scoring opportunities.

"Sabeto showed their true character and stood their ground well in defence enabling them to defend their title.

"Another contributing factor for the win is the presence of around 200 Sabeto supporters who came to cheer on their warriors."

In the other challenge games over the weekend, Sabeto Development defended the Erenavula Cup after a hard fought 24-all draw against Gaunavou Development.

Vaturu Green defeated Marine 12-10 to become the new holders of the Foodhall Supermarket Cup.








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
CAD 0.64150.6225
JPY 51.982948.9829
GBP 0.36900.3610
EUR 0.44000.4280
NZD 0.69550.6625
AUD 0.65310.6281
USD 0.48960.4726

from

$0.00

Exchange Rate updated on 29th July 2016

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. 36pc for him
  2. Day off for players
  3. We are slaves, PM told
  4. Warning against hate posts
  5. PM draws TV trial period
  6. NFP issues challenge
  7. Tiko warns 'lazy' tutors
  8. State defends cane payment
  9. MIDA slams report
  10. Father sent to jail

Top Stories this Week

  1. Tourist fined $400 for apples Tuesday (26 Jul)
  2. Fitter and faster Tuesday (26 Jul)
  3. Student jumps from school building Tuesday (26 Jul)
  4. Black money Monday (25 Jul)
  5. Mum rises above limits Wednesday (27 Jul)
  6. Allegiance switch Sunday (24 Jul)
  7. Alleged rape victim out of hospital Monday (25 Jul)
  8. Reaction from 7s players Monday (25 Jul)
  9. Chilling out in Chile Thursday (28 Jul)
  10. Alarm over 'illegal' property purchases Tuesday (26 Jul)