Skipper Cup: Nadroga secures second win

Nadroga players in action during one of their Skipper Cup matches. Picture: FT FILE

THE Nadroga rugby side has secured its second win of the season defeating Naitasiri 33-17 at Lawaqa Park today.

The Stallions started on a high note with a try to Eremasi Radrodro while the home side was awarded a penalty try.

Nadroga led 14-3 at the break.

The traditional champions started the first half with a try to Timoci Sauvoli to increase its tally to 19-3.

Maciu Vakacabegoli pulled one back for Naitasiri with a try to reduce the margin 19-10.

Fullback Amenoni Nasilasila and Akariva Nabati scored a try each, and successfully converted, taking Nadroga’s score up to 33-10.

Naitasiri scored a consolation try through Jone Naqiri as the match ended 33-17 in Nadroga’s favor.

This was Naitasiri’s first loss in the competition.

Meanwhile, in other matches played today, Rewa upset Namosi 31-15 while Nadi edged Tailevu 27-24.

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