RKS clean sweeps

Sailasa Bolatagici the RKS lockfoward runs against QVS in the Deans U14 grade at Delainakaikai ground in Lodoni yesterday. Picture: ATU RASEA

RATU Kadavulevu School (RKS) is sending early warnings for another successful rugby year.

This is after its grade wins yesterday and series of victories in past weeks in the Fiji Secondary Schools Rugby Union (FSSRU) Super Deans Trophy Eastern Zone competition.

At RKS yesterday, the hosts’ under-14 side remained unbeaten in the tournament after clubbing QVS 22-0.

They led 17-0 at halftime.

It was RKS’s third win this season against their neighbours (33-0, 26-0, 22-0).

The first was a friendly match. RKS’s tries came from prop Melisio Tavasau, Vilimoni Susunikoro and Inia Turaganibola.

The side also kicked two conversions and a penalty.

The later are Coca-Cola Games 2019 gold medallist.

Susunikoro won gold and set a record in the sub junior boys javelin while Turaganibola won gold in the 100m.

Team manager Lemeki Makasiale said dedication, teamwork, the team’s motto had inspired their victories.

“Our motto is being humble and this is what I convey to the boys every day. We respect QVS and when we incorporate the discipline that we teach our players at school with rugby, it helped in our victories,” the former Yat Sen Secondary School student said.

“We still have one more round and we will respect our opponent and our target is to maintain our school’s winning performance in the competition.”

Results at RKS: U14: RKS 22-0 QVS, U16: RKS wbd Bau College, U19: RKS 20-15 QVS, U18: RKS 21-0 QVS.

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