NRC Final: Drua lead defending champion 19-12 at half-time
27 October, 2018, 4:36 pm
THE Fiji Airways Drua leads the defending champion Queensland Country 19-12 in the NRC grand final at Lautoka’s Churchill Park this afternoon.
The visitors scored the first try to flyer Chris Sautia before Drua number 8 Eremasi Radrodro replied with a spectacular try after peeling from the back of the scrum.
Fullback Apisalome Waqatabu converted before lock Peni Naulago scored his team’s second try.
The visitors hit back with a try to Jordan Petaia the the Drua scored its third try after a sequence of pick and drive to lead 19-12.
Hooker Mesulame Dolokoto was denied a try after collecting a pass from his skipper Mosese Voka. He sprinted more than 30m and dived over but he stepped on the touch line to deny a beautiful try.