Australia Defence Force survive determined Army Bears
11 October, 2019, 5:13 pm
THE Australia Defence Force rugby leave team survived a late scare from the Republic of Fiji Military Forces Army Bears to win their Prime Ministers XIII clash 22-20 at the ANZ Stadium today.
ADF dummy half Joel Munro added a try and three conversions with winger Tahlia Tabuai and second rower Connor McCabe also getting a try each in the first half.
Army Bears winger Tevita Kunawave hit back with a try at the end of the first half with the conversion missed.
The visitors lead at half-time 18-4.
The Bears began a late surge in the second spell with tries from second rower Sanaila Vala, and a brace from centre Joeli Vulavou with Anisito Komai adding two conversion.
Army Bear’s Joeli Vulavou was named the man of the match