Fiji Time: 4:49 PM on Thursday 5 May

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / Sport

Tough test for Lautoka

Zanzeer Singh
Saturday, July 12, 2014

INEXPRIENCED Lautoka will face an uphill battle against top of the table Nadroga during the Skipper Cup at Lawaqa Park in Sigatoka this afternoon.

Lautoka is second last on the points table having secured only one home win of the season.

Majority of the players in the Lautoka team are playing at this level for the first time.

It will also be the first time for them to play at Lawaqa Park against the champion Stallions.

Lautoka assistant coach Viliame Satala said there were no injury concerns after the last gasp win against Tavua at Churchill Park last Saturday.

Satala said the boys would have to step up against Nadroga.

"This is a big game for these players who will be fronting Nadroga for the first time," he said.

"They will give their 100 per cent in the battle.

"It will not be easy as Nadroga is always hard to beat on their home soil.

"With only a few rounds remaining, we need to move up the ladder and get a top eight placing at the end of the competition."

In other matches at 3pm today, Ovalau will host Tailevu, Macuata will face Nadi at Prince Charles Park, Northland will play Tavua at Gatward Park and Vatukoula will host Naitasiri.








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 0.62450.6055
JPY 52.529149.5291
GBP 0.33360.3256
EUR 0.42190.4099
NZD 0.71070.6777
AUD 0.65300.6280
USD 0.48670.4697

from

$0.00

Exchange Rate updated on 5th May 2016

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Identity theft
  2. 10-year search
  3. Raj hits out at Kepa
  4. Help from Indonesia
  5. Rawaca out
  6. Inmate numbers
  7. 5.8 magnitude earthquake in Vanuatu
  8. HIV/AIDS outreach
  9. Ministry receives desks, chairs for schools
  10. FLOTSAM AND JETSAM

Top Stories this Week

  1. Tale of pain Monday (02 May)
  2. A son's fatal ride Monday (02 May)
  3. Spirit haunts village Tuesday (03 May)
  4. Boy needs $500 a week to live Monday (02 May)
  5. Nude pose Wednesday (04 May)
  6. Cracks and holes deem building unsafe Monday (02 May)
  7. Family, friends bid farewell to car crash victim Monday (02 May)
  8. Bullet found on aircraft Tuesday (03 May)
  9. Sex talk worry Tuesday (03 May)
  10. Tuitubou: Stop criticising Fijian 7s players Wednesday (04 May)