Eels on show

The victorious Ratu Kadavulevu School Eels U19 team after defeating Ratu Latianara Secondary School Raiders in the Fiji Secondary South East Zone Rugby League Tanoa Challenge match at St Marchellin Primary School grounds in Vatuwaqa, Suva on Saturday, March 06, 2021. Picture: JONACANI LALAKOBAU

THE under-19 Ratu Kadavulevu School Eels continued its dominating form hammering Ratu Latianara Secondary School 44-14 during the South East Zone Rugby League Tanoa Challenge at St Marcellin Primary School grounds in Vatuwaqa yesterday.

The Tailevu-based school’s surgical precision shown through as the defending title holders outpowered their counterparts from Korovisilou with an eight-try to three romp.

Fiji Secondary Schools Rugby League representative to the Fiji National Rugby League board Taniela Vakamoce said they were impressed with the skills displayed every weekend from competing teams.

“Every school comes out to win and we commend the skills on display as well as the aggression and good sportsmanship shown week in and week out,” Vakamoce said.

RKS set the precedent early with five quickly executed tries in the first half from dummy half Naisa Toko, pivot Kelemedi Dralia, prop forward Iosefo Nakelo and right centre and man of the match Lemeki Delasau getting a brace with Toko converting four of the five tries.

Dralia and Nakelo added another try each in the second half with substitute forward Manasa Mailalaga adding two more tries to seal the deal. Toko converted six of the eight tries.

Raiders centre Viliame Raulai scored two tries of Latianara’s two penalty.

Some results: U15 grade: Dudley Saints 20-10 William Cross Dragons, RKS Eels 62-2 Marcellin Bulldogs, Sila Tigers 12-20 Sacred Heart Storm, Naitasiri Panthers 18-6 Shree Dhar Sharks, Sukuna Broncos 8-12 Gospel Saints U17 grade: John Wesley Warriors 22-4 Gospel Saints, Lelean Knights 6-6 Sukuna Broncos, Marist 48- 0 Sila Tiger, Sacred Heart Storm 20-0 Shreedhar Sharks, Nasinu Panthers 26-0 Rishikul Raiders, Marist 26-26 Naitasiri Panthers, Lomaivuna 16-28 Sukuna Broncos, U19 grade: AOG Sea Eagles 4-10 Namosi Warriors, RKS Eels 44-10 Latianara Raiders, Nasinu Panthers 40-0 Grammar Titans, John Wesley Eagles 20-26 QVS Knights

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