Fiji Time: 4:38 PM on Tuesday 7 July

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / Sport

Another win for the Dragons

Arin Kumar
Sunday, August 03, 2014

CAPTAIN Ilaitia Rogorogovalu scored a try a few seconds before the final whistle to help his Saru Dragons side continue their winning run in the Vodafone Cup Top 8 competition.

The last minute try allowed the KBL-sponsored side to come from behind to register a 18-15 win over the Fairtrade Makoi Bulldogs at the Suva Grammar School grounds yesterday.

Makoi was leading 15-14 in the dying stages of the game but table leaders Saru ensured they maintained their dream run in the competition.

Saru coach Tevita Volavola said his side worked hard to earn the victory.

"Since most of our senior players are injured, we had to use players from our reserve grade for this match," he said.

"The odds were stacked against us and it was a tough match but we managed to come away with a win."

Makoi manager Apolosi Dausiga said his players lost concentration in the later stages of the match.

"It was a very tough battle and just a lapse in concentration allowed Saru to get the winning try," he said.

In other Top 8 matches, Dee Cees Nadera Panthers beat Burenitu Cowboys 28-16 while Pack Leader Nabua Broncos thrashed Topline Warriors 32-6.





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
JPY 59.223756.2237
GBP 0.30630.2983
EUR 0.43280.4208
CNY 2.99262.8926
NZD 0.72210.6891
AUD 0.64160.6166
USD 0.48080.4638

from

$0.00

Exchange Rate updated on 7th July 2015

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Expat dies in accident
  2. 15s debut
  3. Nasi Dredre Ga: Story behind the song
  4. Team probes 'killer' trees
  5. Another gold medal
  6. Players fight for 15s team spots
  7. Minister revokes Land Transport Authority board appointments
  8. PM: No referendum
  9. Land deal
  10. University shelves new campus plans, increases leased space

Top Stories this Week

  1. Ratu Jope passes away Wednesday (01 Jul)
  2. 'Complicated' English Wednesday (01 Jul)
  3. New date Wednesday (01 Jul)
  4. 'Please do not give' Thursday (02 Jul)
  5. Lal remains in exile Thursday (02 Jul)
  6. 7s exodus Friday (03 Jul)
  7. Born to run, Naholo's sacrifice pays off Monday (06 Jul)
  8. Stay out Saturday (04 Jul)
  9. Gay marriages not a 'priority' Friday (03 Jul)
  10. Lucky escape Thursday (02 Jul)