Fiji Time: 2:51 PM on Saturday 20 January

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / Archives » Article Index

Marist Seahawks return home $5000 richer

Paulini Ratulailai
Sunday, November 26, 2017

MARIST Seahawks showed why they are regarded as a top team in women's rugby after defeating Nadi Blazers 19-14 to claim the Kinton Cup and the $5000 prizemoney on offer during the Raka 7s yesterday.

Coach Elenoa Kunatuba said there were a few obstacles along the way as they prepared for the tournament.

"We had a number of our players who are members of the national squad and couldn't make it to the tournament so we had got in a few girls to replace them but we're happy with the result," she said.

"To be led by the skipper of the day, Roela Radiniyavuni, was a big boost especially to our new players.

"The girls have been working really hard every day having four to five players coming for training and we had to make do with what we have but I am happy with the girls' performance."

Kunatuba said the next preparation for them was the Marist 7s next year and also to develop their new players as much as they could.

Marist defeated Striders 15-5 in the semi-final and walloped Central Chief 38-0 in the quarter-final.








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 0.62390.6049
JPY 56.369653.3696
GBP 0.36040.3524
EUR 0.41060.3986
NZD 0.69380.6608
AUD 0.63130.6063
USD 0.50390.4869

from

$0.00

Exchange Rate updated on 19th, January, 2018

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Pay clarity
  2. Serevi, Ryan believe Tuwai can deliver
  3. Perrie to move in with Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain
  4. Boat was not in use, says skipper
  5. Sharma: Times 'misleading' parents, public
  6. ATS Impasse: Management applies for withdrawal
  7. Editor's reply
  8. Appeal dismissed
  9. Swimming for an education
  10. ATS Impasse: Tribunal orders return of all workers in 48 hours

Top Stories this Week

  1. Trip turns tragic Thursday (18 Jan)
  2. Love will keep us together Sunday (14 Jan)
  3. $100 a day Sunday (14 Jan)
  4. Mela beats the odds Thursday (18 Jan)
  5. Capt William calls it a day after 45 years Sunday (14 Jan)
  6. Nadi man dies in crash Wednesday (17 Jan)
  7. Tube ride to school Thursday (18 Jan)
  8. National strike if no resolution, says FTUC Sunday (14 Jan)
  9. Teachers transfer policy Monday (15 Jan)
  10. Man attacks partner Monday (15 Jan)