Fiji Time: 10:17 PM on Saturday 5 September

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / Sport

Suva edges Tailevu in Skipper Cup clash

Rashneel Kumar
Sunday, June 15, 2014

SUVA returned to winning ways after its disappointing loss to Tavua in the Skipper Cup competition last weekend to beat Tailevu 15-13 in a close tussle at the ANZ Stadium on Friday night.

Both teams displayed a rusty performance in the opening half riddled with basic errors and were unable to cross the tryline.

Suva's Serupepeli Vularika slotted in three penalties to one from Tailevu's from Emori Waqa to lead 9-3 at the break.

The Inoke Male-coached Tailevu changed its approach in the second spell and came fighting to cushion the deficit.

Their relentless effort paid off when winger Samuela Bainivalu scored the opening try of the match to trail 9-8 before Vularika slotted in two more penalties to extend Suva's lead to 15-8.

Bainivalu scored his second try in the last quarter of the match as Waqa failed to convert handing Suva the slender 15-13 win.








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 0.61460.5956
JPY 56.533653.5336
GBP 0.30500.2970
EUR 0.41860.4066
NZD 0.73410.7011
AUD 0.66670.6417
USD 0.46810.4511

from

$0.00

Exchange Rate updated on 4th September 2015

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. First for USP
  2. Fijians to wear white
  3. Fijians hurt
  4. Kirwan praises Fijians
  5. Studying in England
  6. Flying Fijians team to face Canada named
  7. Khan for $217m sugar loan talks
  8. End to democracy for cane growers
  9. Call to monitor children
  10. Japan unites with Pacific on climate change

Top Stories this Week

  1. PM's warning Sunday (30 Aug)
  2. Leaders hit back at PM Monday (31 Aug)
  3. Nadolo gets $2 for RWC Sunday (30 Aug)
  4. Sexual taboo Wednesday (02 Sep)
  5. Nightclub employee charged with murder Tuesday (01 Sep)
  6. Fear of losing iTaukei language Monday (31 Aug)
  7. A taxi for his 21st birthday Wednesday (02 Sep)
  8. $14b man Thursday (03 Sep)
  9. 43 on radar Monday (31 Aug)
  10. Natuva: Military transition may take 5 years Thursday (03 Sep)