Fiji Time: 8:45 AM on Tuesday 27 September

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / Sport

Delaitokatoka misses key players

Emoni Narawa
Saturday, August 16, 2014

DELAITOKATOKA rugby club will be without its star players when it challenges the Natuva Cup in the Naitasiri South rugby zone this morning.

The side will be without inside centre Waisale Levula and Buinimasi Bese who will feature for Naitasiri in the Skipper Cup semi-final against Nadi at Ratu Cakobau Park in Nausori this afternoon.

However, the team remained optimistic it'll upset defending champions Navuso at the Navuso District School ground.

Navuso clinched the title away from Waimanu last week and faces Delaitokatoka in its first defence.

The home side hopes to break the jinx whereby all defending teams failed to retain the cup in its first defence.

Waimanu won the cup from Calia but lost it to Navuso in its first defence.

Calia also encountered the same fate.

Delaitokatoka team official Ponijese Saulekaleka said his side would not be deterred with the absence of Levula and Bese.

"It's not going to be a problem," he said.

"We will fight and give our best shot, we got capable players to replace the two.

"We hope to win this away from Navuso."

The game kicks off at 10am.








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
CAD 0.64960.6306
JPY 50.552947.5529
GBP 0.37940.3714
EUR 0.43930.4273
NZD 0.68810.6551
AUD 0.65150.6265
USD 0.49550.4785

from

$0.00

Exchange Rate updated on 27th September 2016

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Double trouble
  2. Focus on iTaukei
  3. PM attacks NFP
  4. Locally-produced movie set to hit the big screens
  5. Ministry eyes foreign doctor recruitment
  6. Prove claims, MWH told
  7. Pastor guilty of rape
  8. Families without lots
  9. Flotsam And Jetsam
  10. Melanesian bands to spice up carnival

Top Stories this Week

  1. Nurse is a lawyer Friday (23 Sep)
  2. Ali beats 'death sentence' Thursday (22 Sep)
  3. Road closure Saturday (24 Sep)
  4. Pastor makes case in rape trial Wednesday (21 Sep)
  5. Rawaca out Sunday (25 Sep)
  6. Private jets attract attention at Nadi Airport Sunday (25 Sep)
  7. After Ben Ryan Thursday (22 Sep)
  8. Three Cavuilati, 6 Olympians in Fiji 7s squad Sunday (25 Sep)
  9. Losing dad at Class 4 inspires Macanalagi Friday (23 Sep)
  10. Judge convicts pastor in rape trial Monday (26 Sep)