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Newtown rugby to unveil more stars at final

August 24, 2018 6:02 pm

The Newtown Rugby team will be looking to unveil more rugby stars from its community like Fiji Airways Sevens Captain Jerry Tuwai, when they take on FMF Tacirua today at the Saint Marcellin grounds in Vatuwaqa for the final of the Ram Sami Nasinu Premier 15’s competition.

Newtown Captain Ilaitia Bola says a few of their upcoming players are looking to take their rugby careers to the next level.

“The new players from last year and this year have been building on their confidence that they’ve seen in Jerry who has been with us during the training so we expect a few of them to come out from their shells and enter the rugby arena sometimes in the future.”

Also, fans will be in for a treat today as Fiji Airways Sevens captain Jerry Tuwai features for his hometown, Newtown in the final.

Nadera will play Flick Vatuwaqa in the curtain raiser for the third and fourth place-play off at 10:30am while the final kicks off at 12:30pm at the Saint Marcellin ground in Vatuwaqa.