Fiji Time: 10:14 PM on Wednesday 25 November

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / Sport

Dragons down Broncos

Arin Kumar
Sunday, August 10, 2014

SARU Dragons extended its winning streak over the Nabua Broncos to 12 games after their 20-12 win at the Suva Grammar School grounds yesterday.

Jona Bainivalu scored a brace of tries while Aminiasi Aroi and Peniasi Vatu scored one each and Solomoni Qeti kicked a conversion for the KBL-sponsored side. Samisoni Naivatu kicked a penalty for the visitors.

The Dragons have not lost a match since their first round loss when competition started and maintained their spot on the top of the points table.

Coach Tevita Volavola said remaining on top of the points table was their aim so that they could host a home semi-final.

He said their game-plan was to shut the Nabua runners and to disrupt their playing structure.

"Nabua has some very good runners and we had to stop them from crossing the advantage line and we had to disrupt their game-plan," Volavola said.

"We didn't defend well in the first half but we did well in the second half and our players did a good job against Nabua."

Nabua coach Aporosa Vosataki said his side made a lot of costly errors in the match.

"We made a lot of errors and didn't complete our set of six tackles," he said.

"We did more defending than attacking and since we did less attacking we didn't score the points that we needed."

The Pack Leader-sponsored Nabua side plays Dee Cees Nadera Panthers next weekend while the Dragons host Burenitu Cowboys in Lautoka.

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 0.62610.6071
JPY 58.229955.2299
GBP 0.31160.3036
EUR 0.44190.4299
NZD 0.72470.6917
AUD 0.65280.6278
USD 0.47310.4561



Exchange Rate updated on 25th November 2015

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Left for dead
  2. MV Suilven sinks
  3. Father of two sent to prison
  4. Waqa out of team
  5. 350 tenants to lease residential lots
  6. Lack of consultation disappoints Kumar
  7. Formalisation of iTaukei villages nears completion
  8. Pa's labour of love
  9. School rewards students
  10. Ministry prepares for ILO

Top Stories this Week

  1. A-G: 'Let us not insult our fathers' Thursday (19 Nov)
  2. Students score zero Thursday (19 Nov)
  3. Exit 'reason' Friday (20 Nov)
  4. Left for dead Wednesday (25 Nov)
  5. Village headman arrested Friday (20 Nov)
  6. MV Suilven sinks Wednesday (25 Nov)
  7. 8 years for raping man Tuesday (24 Nov)
  8. Minister defends PM's trip Friday (20 Nov)
  9. MV Suilven sinks in Suva Harbour Tuesday (24 Nov)
  10. Friend indeed Monday (23 Nov)