Escott Shield: Army Green defeats Navy Blue

The Army Green team that defeated Navy Blue in the Escott Shield tournament today. Picture: VENINA RAKAUTOGA

A NEW champion Army Green has walked home with the Escott Shield this afternoon after defeating Freshet Navy Blue  21-20 at the Albert Park in Suva.

The two sides gave each other a tough time with Navy taking on the lead in the first half 14-8.

Army Green managed to regroup themselves to create an upset in the final few minutes of the match.

In the Koroturaga Cup, Navy White came out victorious against Qauia Gold 19-16 to claim victory.

More reports in tomorrow’s edition of The Sunday Times.

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