Fiji Time: 11:51 AM on Saturday 10 October

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.

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. Konrote for President
  2. Tough walk
  3. 'Move Fiji forward'
  4. Stand tall, proud
  5. Call to be 'relevant'
  6. Fiji Day celebrations focus on children, youths
  7. Sand dunes training for the national 7s squad members
  8. Elderly not forgotten on Independence Day
  9. Clustered farming way forward
  10. Increase in road death toll alarms authority

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. Death classified as unnatural Thursday (08 Oct)
  7. FRCA duo sent home Wednesday (07 Oct)
  8. Sex offenders top list, taxpayers foot $15,660 per day Tuesday (06 Oct)
  9. Ganilau a nominee Thursday (08 Oct)
  10. Fiji thrash Uruguay 47-15 Wednesday (07 Oct)