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Schools rugby dates confirmed

Emoni Narawa
Friday, July 18, 2014

THE Fiji Secondary Schools Rugby Union had finalised the knockout dates for its Deans Trophy competition.

The FSSRU officials revealed the quarter-finals and semi-finals will be held at the ANZ Stadium in Suva while the finals will be played at Churchill Park in Lautoka.

For the past few years, the western supporters have been graced for hosting the finals of rugby at its best at secondary school level.

FSSRU official Biu Colati said the dates had been finalised.

"We will have the quarter-finals and semi-finals in Suva before moving West," he said.

"Some zones like the Southern and West Two will have a week break after their respective zone competitions before the national finals starts."

Meanwhile, the Eastern Zone, the home of heavyweights like Lelean Memorial, Ratu Kadavulevu and Queen Victoria schools will be playing its final week of competition this weekend.

In the much awaited clash, RKS will play QVS in the under-18 final to determine the final placing of teams from the zone.

At the upcoming Deans quarter-final, defending champions Ratu Navula U18 side will play John Wesley College, Southern Zone champions, Marist Brothers High School will play the third seeded team from the East which is going to be either LMS or Sila Central High School.

The Deans quarter-final will be held on July 26, followed by the semis the following week.

The finals of the Tier Two competition will be held on June 2 while the Tier One finals - the next week.


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