Fiji Time: 8:24 AM on Tuesday 28 March

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / Sport

Champion on track

Arin Kumar
Monday, August 25, 2014

DEFENDING champions Police are on track to defend the Escott Shield in the Suva Rugby Union (SRU) competition.

The side defeated last year's finalist Navy 43-8 in the last of the round robin matches in the RC Manubhai sponsored competition at the ANZ Stadium in Suva on Saturday.

In the Premier grade, Army Green overcame Harlequins 41-16 while the Fiji Bitter National Fire Authority (NFA) side thrashed Savura 54-10.

The win allowed Army to maintain its lead on the points table as they prepare to play the remaining premier match against NFA next week.

Army's win has resulted in Army maintaining its lead in the SRU points table going into the final round of the competition next week. The only Premier game left is between NFA and Navy.

Concrete Solutions Qauia Green defeated Grammar 27-23 in the Ambassadors Grade while FMF USON overcame Breakthrough 21-17.

In the Fulton Hogan-sponsored Koroturaga competition quarter-finals, USP Islanders beat Lomai Black 33-12, Ricoh Toorak Blues beat Wakanisila 16-5, QVSOB beat Police White 15-6 and SSFL Stallions won by default over Tovata.

In a statement, SRU Chairman John O'Connor praised the performance of all the teams in the competition.

"The Premier Grade matches were highly competitive as teams fought tooth and nail in contention for the final spots in the quarter-finals," he said.

"Police, Army and NFA are the strong contenders to fight for the Escott Shield in the Premier Grade."








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 0.65130.6323
JPY 54.705951.7059
GBP 0.38890.3809
EUR 0.44950.4375
NZD 0.70040.6674
AUD 0.64260.6176
USD 0.48960.4726

from

$0.00

Exchange Rate updated on 27th, March, 2017

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Family hopes to raise $60,000
  2. Explicit photos online
  3. Bouncer walks a free man
  4. Woman ordered to take her dog for medical attention
  5. Nalaga shows the way
  6. Boy escapes alive; Police search for missing sisters
  7. Assistance for fire victims
  8. Ex-PM marks special event
  9. Sangam goes from strength to strength
  10. Reddy: Keep OBs out

Top Stories this Week

  1. Shock after brutal attack Tuesday (21 Mar)
  2. Siblings perish Sunday (26 Mar)
  3. Students sent home Tuesday (21 Mar)
  4. Man rapes wife, jailed Tuesday (21 Mar)
  5. Family hopes to raise $60,000 Monday (27 Mar)
  6. 7s star told don't reoffend Friday (24 Mar)
  7. 'Sims' the star barber Sunday (26 Mar)
  8. Shrea wins modelling title Sunday (26 Mar)
  9. Landowners demand $20m compensation from State Thursday (23 Mar)
  10. Concerns over explicit online pictures Tuesday (21 Mar)