Fiji Time: 12:39 AM on Monday 20 April

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / Sport

Nadroga to face Otago

Maciu Malo
Tuesday, August 05, 2014

REIGNING Fiji rugby champion BLK Nadroga is expecting a tough game against the touring Otago side this afternoon.

And with the services of two former Nadroga players in the Otago side, the Stallions will need to dig deep to secure the win.

Former Nadroga rep and national 7s rep Simeli Koniferedi will team up with fellow Nadroga native Sanaila Nahuto against their home team.

Nadroga president Tiko Matawalu said the side expected a different approach from the visitors.

He said the game would be tough.

"Otago is expected to display a different approach compared to local teams," said Matawalu.

Matawalu said the game would be a good build-up for the much anticipated Skipper Tuna semi-final against Suva on Saturday.

"We will be using this game as a build-up for the semi-final against Suva.

"Some of the boys that will play against Otago will also be given the opportunity to again play in the semi-final."

The Nadroga-Otago match kicks-off at Lawaqa Park, 3pm.





Fiji Times Front Page Thumbnail

Kaila Front Page ThumbnailFiji Times & Kaila Frontpage PDF Downloads

Use the free Acrobat Reader to view.

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Man dies in road accident
  2. An 'elite' plan
  3. PM: It's a shame
  4. 'No exception'
  5. Ryan includes Nava in national sevens squad
  6. Freebird Institute creates history in rugby league
  7. Service to the people
  8. Nurses urged to research job practices
  9. Avoid band-aid solutions
  10. Visit to schools

Top Stories this Week

  1. Back from the dead Tuesday (14 Apr)
  2. Victims to resist Monday (13 Apr)
  3. It's a lie Wednesday (15 Apr)
  4. Teacher cleared, investigations continue Tuesday (14 Apr)
  5. FICAC investigates ministry Monday (13 Apr)
  6. 'Fighting for home' Tuesday (14 Apr)
  7. Zoning for schools a failure Tuesday (14 Apr)
  8. A fair trial, says Singh Wednesday (15 Apr)
  9. Fatal trip Thursday (16 Apr)
  10. Ro Teimumu makes a stand Wednesday (15 Apr)