Fiji Time: 6:53 AM on Monday 29 August

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / Sport

Northern Bulls out to maintain winning run

Emoni Narawa
Friday, August 22, 2014

NAITASIRI Northern Bulls are hoping to maintain its unbeaten run in the B-division rugby competition.

After making their debut last year, the Handy Finance-sponsored side started this season's campaign on a high by thumping Rewa 33-0 last Tuesday.

The side has not lost a single game since last year but failed to make the semi-finals on a points difference.

The Bulls beat Kadavu and drew with Rewa last season and have a win in the bag already earlier this week.

Now, the Manasa Radrotini-coached side faces an uphill battle against Serua.

Radrotini said the second game would be a challenge to maintain their standing in the competition.

"We need to polish up on the execution of the basics of the game perfectly," he said.

"Against Rewa, the boys played well and it was near perfect but I still believe we need to improve our game."

Serua also started its B-division campaign on a winning note with a 21-3 victory over Kadavu. A win for either team could nudge them closer to qualifying for the semi-finals.

Radrotini said their line-outs and scrums were areas they needed to work on ahead of their game against Serua which he added would not be an easy side to topple.

Serua coach Paula Nasara said playing against the Bulls would be interesting.

"The Bulls won their first game so it is going to be a tough battle," he said.

"We just need to play to our own game-plan and make use of our possessions to score points."

The game kicks off at 12.30pm at Ratu Cakobau Park. In the second game, at 3pm, Rewa plays Kadavu.








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 0.63900.6200
JPY 50.424247.4242
GBP 0.37370.3657
EUR 0.43830.4263
NZD 0.68420.6512
AUD 0.65260.6276
USD 0.49640.4794

from

$0.00

Exchange Rate updated on 26th August 2016

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Mata signs new deal
  2. Violence stops TISI Sangam annual meeting
  3. Man dead, four hospitalised after road accident
  4. Students wait
  5. Vou group wows crowd, scoops award
  6. Ravouvou makes Auckland debut
  7. Ambulance involved in road accident
  8. Epi crowned North queen
  9. Contractor to do finishing touch ups
  10. BOG: Lautoka records third straight win

Top Stories this Week

  1. Mata signs new deal Sunday (28 Aug)
  2. Wong helps Rawaca get a gold medal Friday (26 Aug)
  3. 1 charged, 2 under probe for break-in Thursday (25 Aug)
  4. Taliga eyes Tokyo Tuesday (23 Aug)
  5. 5.1 magnitude earthquake occurs in Fiji Monday (22 Aug)
  6. 7s top job Tuesday (23 Aug)
  7. Veremalua gets help from Ryan on overseas contract Saturday (27 Aug)
  8. Police escort fan away Monday (22 Aug)
  9. 'Ryan a loss' Tuesday (23 Aug)
  10. Ryan may return Friday (26 Aug)