Fight for top finish

RAIN failed to deter clubs participating in the Vodafone Cup competition in Suva on Saturday.

With game five in round two completed, teams competing intensified as teams look to finish all on top.

In the top eight divisions competition, Fair Trade Makoi Bulldogs outclassed Dee Cees Nadera Panthers 20-4 to win at the FNU grounds in Nasinu yesterday.

Western-based team Burenitu Cowboys went down to Pacific Energy Kinoya Sea Eagles 16-10 while Sabeto Roosters failed to keep their winning momentum going down fighting when KBL Saru Dragons beatd them in a close encounter 12-6. However, CBS Nadi Eels survived an fightback from Nabua Broncos to claim victory 18-12.

Meanwhile, in the premier division, Outrigger Knights lost to Spartan Stallion 24-14, Korolevu Ruggers defeted Kulukulu Rabbitohs 15-8. Newcomers Raiwaqa Knights failed to stop the Coastline Roos losing 18-10 as Fiji Transfer.com Namatakula Raiders outclassed Rustic Pathways Momi Tigers 30-0. Tagaqe Eels recorded a win by default as Noitoga Bears failed to turn up.

In other results:

Premier grade

City Storms 18 – Cunningham Rabbitohs 16, olice Sharks WBD Serua Dragons LBD

Under-18

Wailada Rabbitohs LBD – Dee Cees Nadera Panthers WBD, Nair Davuilevu Knights 6 – Makoi Bulldogs 6, Raiwai Raiders 10 – AFL Puma Davuilevu Knights 24.

Reserve grade:

Nabua Broncos 8 – City Storms 6

Cunningham Rabbitohs 6 – Police Sharks 20

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