Fiji Time: 11:38 AM on Friday 9 October

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / Sport

Must win game

Arin Kumar
Saturday, July 26, 2014

THE Suva rugby side is anticipating a tough battle against Vatukoula today in the Skipper Cup competition at Albert Park.

The match would determine Suva's fate whether they qualify for the semi-final or not.

Suva sits on fourth spot on the points table with 32 points from 10 games.

A victory would boost their chances of facing either Nadroga or Naitasiri in the semi-finals.

Also they would be praying other semi-final spot contenders Nadi, Namosi and Northland stumble in their respective matches today.

Capital City side coach Salimoni Ravouvou said it was a very important match that they would need to win at any cost.

He said Vatukoula would be a tough nut to crack but they were geared up for the challenge.

"It's a very critical game for us and we are approaching Vatukoula with caution," Ravouvou said.

"It will not be an easy game and Vatukoula would be aiming to upset us on our home ground."

Ravouvou said they wanted to play the match at the ANZ Stadium but the Fiji Secondary Schools Rugby Union had already booked the venue.

"Since the Deans competition would be on at the Stadium, we have to play at Albert Park.

"So we are asking our fans to come out in large numbers to provide vocal support to our boys for this critical match.

"The fans play a huge role in the teams and their presence will definitely motivate the players."

The match kicks off at 3pm.

Fiji Times Front Page Thumbnail

Kaila Front Page ThumbnailFiji Times & Kaila Frontpage PDF Downloads

Use the free Acrobat Reader to view.

Code Inward TTs Outward TTs
CAD 0.61820.5992
JPY 57.502354.5023
GBP 0.30880.3008
EUR 0.42110.4091
NZD 0.71840.6854
AUD 0.65730.6323
USD 0.47680.4598



Exchange Rate updated on 9th October 2015

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Newcomers Dreketi upsets Lautoka
  2. Retiree keeps promise to make a difference
  3. Strong economy
  4. Unreasonable requests
  5. Ryan eyes lanky 15s forward
  6. Housing project for hundreds
  7. Ministry clears air on workers' ERP provisions
  8. 'Work together'
  9. Suva makes IDC semis
  10. Authority to shift focus on rural roads

Top Stories this Week

  1. Rugby outcry Monday (05 Oct)
  2. Fisherman has whale of a day Tuesday (06 Oct)
  3. Family robbed, fear for lives Monday (05 Oct)
  4. Mum upset Wednesday (07 Oct)
  5. The murders and tragedies of Vatuwaqa Tuesday (06 Oct)
  6. FRCA duo sent home Wednesday (07 Oct)
  7. Sex offenders top list, taxpayers foot $15,660 per day Tuesday (06 Oct)
  8. Death classified as unnatural Thursday (08 Oct)
  9. Fiji thrash Uruguay 47-15 Wednesday (07 Oct)
  10. Ganilau a nominee Thursday (08 Oct)