Escott Shield: Defending champs advance to semis

Jitoko Usamaki the Navy flanker release the ball against Breakthrough in the quarter-final of the Suva Rugby Union club competition at Bidessi Park. Picture ATU RASEA

DEFENDING champions and Escott Shield holders Police Blues advanced to the semi-finals beating Savura Rugby Club 33-3 at Bidesi Park today.

In the Koroturaga grade, cup holders Nasinu Rugby Club held off a valiant Draunivau Sharks 12-9 to advance to the next round of elimination.

Suva Rugby Union (SRU) Secretary Paula Raqeukai stated the competition has moved up another level as it makes its way to the climax.

Escott Shield:

QF1: Police Blue 33-3 Savura Rugby Club, QF2: Covenant Blues 12-11 Nabua, QF3: Navy 22-15 Regent Breakthrough, QF4: Army Green 17 – 8 QVSOB.
Koroturaga:
QF1: Fire-Wardens 29-19 USP Rugby Club, QF2: Nasinu Rugby Club 12-9 Draunivau Sharks, QF3: RKSOB 40-14 Namuka-I-Lau, QF4: Police White 15 -12 Army Red.

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