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Yamacia victory

Luke Rawalai
Monday, July 14, 2014

YAMACIA Reds are $10,000 richer after beating First Landing 34-19 to win the Jezereel Sevens on Taveuni on Saturday.

Yamacia earned two converted tries through Jone Qoro while First Landing maintained a strong challenge through a converted and an unconverted try by Keponi Paul and Waisea Nacuqu as they trailed 17 -12 at the end of the first half.

Yamacia reaffirmed its lead in the first few minutes of the second half through an unconverted score from Ropate Labalaba to lead 22-12.

Vereniki Goneva scored the side's fourth try to maintain their lead at 27-12.

Yamacia wasted no time as it scored again through Nemani Cakau bringing points to 34-12.

First Landing's late response saw Livai Ikanikoda score the last try of the game with the final scores standing at 34-19 at fulltime.

Yamacia team manager Sevuloni Tawaki dedicated the side's victory to their fans and also to coach David Dakuitoga who could not be present at the match because of religious obligations.

In other competition, Yamacia Black won the shield, Red Rock from Lami took out the bowl title and local team Navakawau won the plate competition while. Security Force beat Saints to win the volleyball competition while Service Blues beat Somosomo Sharks in the netball competition.

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