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West teams dominate 7s tourney

Luke Rawalai
Saturday, July 12, 2014

WESTERN teams continue to dominate the rugby sevens competition at the Jezereel Sevens and Netball tournament on the island of Taveuni.

High contenders for the $10,000 prizemoney include sevens giants such as Yamacia, First Landing, and Red Rock teams who remain unbeaten into the second day of competitions.

Yamacia seem to be the favourite spotting national sevens rugby stars such as Donasio Ratubuli, Semi Kunatani and Vereniki Goneva.

Another top favourite in the tournamenr First Landing looked promising with mentor Pio Tuwai and sevens stars Waisea Nacuqu and Livai Ikanikoda on their side.

Local favourites Somosomo Sharks, Mua Barbers and Vonoyauyau are teams to look out for in the tournament.

Yamacia Reds yesterday hammered Bilibili 29-7 during their match.

Yamacia drew first blood through an unconverted try from Vereniki Goneva as they led 5-0.

Bilibili answered with their only converted try as they led Yamacia Reds 7-5 .

Yamacia led at the end of the first half 19-7.

The western boys managed to score another two unconverted tries in the second half winning the match 29-7.





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