Fiji Time: 8:33 PM on Sunday 23 July

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / Sport

7s star in the making

Maciu Malo
Sunday, May 14, 2017

A NEW rugby star was unearthed at the 30th Fiji Bitter Nawaka 7s tournament as he superbly led his Taveuni side to create another piece of history for the event.

Known by to his fans as Fiji's Rosco "Specman", Anare Tevita was in top form scoring two tries in the final to help his team down Uluinakau 15-0. The dreadlocked forward played a vital role for his team and the best moment of the game was when he won an aerial battle at the beginning of the second spell to race away untouched.

The 20-year old was tough in defence and his sheer pace was a thorn to his opposition.

His sterling performance enabled him to win the best player award as he set his focus on chasing his dream of wearing the national 7s jumper.

Tevita was part of the Taveuni team that won the Bayleys Fiji Coral Coast 7s in January this year. He thanked the Almighty Lord for his team's win and also for the talent he is blessed with.

Tevita also thanked his teammates for their effort that resulted in their win yesterday.

"We were confident of our chances and I thank the boys for their effort," he said.

"This is a great win for the team and I thanked the Almighty for blessing this team with this great win."

Tevita said his aim was to secure a spot in the national 7s team.

He said he had been playing 7s for the past years and would continue to chase his dream.

"I love this game so much and I have sacrificed my time at training.

"My aim is to secure a spot in the Fiji 7s team - I know it will be tough but I will not stop trying."

He said his long term goal was to secure an overseas contract.








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 0.63190.6129
JPY 56.703853.7038
GBP 0.38510.3771
EUR 0.43100.4190
NZD 0.68430.6513
AUD 0.63360.6086
USD 0.50330.4863

from

$0.00

Exchange Rate updated on 21st, July, 2017

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Police detain chief
  2. Ovalau school makes Deans rugby finals
  3. Village has own brand
  4. Travel is a struggle
  5. West festival raises awareness on climate change
  6. Faith-based impact
  7. Improve skills and accuracy
  8. Ministry awaits full results of WHO probe
  9. Climate threat not new
  10. Rehabilitation works finish

Top Stories this Week

  1. Cane field murder Tuesday (18 Jul)
  2. Body of baby found in Nabua Wednesday (19 Jul)
  3. No threat, says RFMF Monday (17 Jul)
  4. Journals from the UK Friday (21 Jul)
  5. Former soldier seeks forgiveness Tuesday (18 Jul)
  6. Mother and children perish in fire Thursday (20 Jul)
  7. Space to share Thursday (20 Jul)
  8. $30m absence Monday (17 Jul)
  9. Baber hunts for speedsters Friday (21 Jul)
  10. Radradra in for RLWC Tuesday (18 Jul)