Australia Defence Force survive determined Army Bears

The Australian Defence Force rugby league team and Republic of Fiji Military Force Army Bear's with officials after their match at the ANZ Stadium. Picture: NOA BIUDOLE

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-timeĀ  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

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