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Marist retains volleyball title after stopping Rebels

Arin Kumar
Sunday, June 29, 2014

MARIST successfully defended its own tournament with a 3-0 victory over PDF Rebels in the final at the FMF Gymnasium in Suva yesterday.

It was a repeat of last year's final between the two sides and the hosts proved to be too hot to handle as they finished the competition unbeaten.

Marist beat Drifters 2-0 in the semi-final while the Rebels overcame Express Cakau Gold by the same score line in the other semi-final of the Bula FM-sponsored tournament.

In the final, Qilu Elliot was the man that made it all happen for Marist when he scored 22 points.

Meanwhile, Flames won the women's title to take it to the western division for the first time.

Defending champions Marist and last year's finalist, Brewers of Vatuwaqa both lost in the semi-finals.

Unix won 2-1 over Marist while Brewers by the same score to the Flames of Lautoka.

In the finals, Flames beat Unix 3-1.

"We came motivated because we really struggled to get here," Flames captain Teresia Lilicama Vunibola said.

"We could not find a sponsor but just gathered enough to get us through to the tournament, we just played our hearts out today."

Flames middle blocker Katarina Cakaunitabua was also named the player of the tournament ousting last years MVP winner Talei Qalilawa who also featured for UNIX.

"We just want to thank our family and friends who supported us and we are over the moon about being awarded the title for being the best club in Fiji."








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