Rugby

Hat-trick for Raka

October 2, 2022 10:58 am

French-based Fijian-born winger Alivereti Raka in action for Clermont Auvergne [Source: Clermont Auvergne/Twitter]

French-based Fijian-born winger Alivereti Raka helped Clermont Auvergne to a Top 14 win this morning.

The former Nadroga winger scored a hat-trick in their 43-20 win over Josua Tuisova and Lyon.

Tuisova, Temo Mayanavanua and Noa Nakaitaci started for Lyon while Tavite Veredamu came off the bench.

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Flying Fijians winger Tuisova scored a try for his team.

In other matches, Asaeli Tuivuaka debuted for Racing 92 in their 19-24 defeat to La Rochelle, Alivereti Duguivalu and Perpignan edged

Filipo Nakosi and Vilimoni Botitu’s Castres 14-10.

Jiuta Wainiqolo scored in Toulon’s 34-17 win over Lekima Tagitagivalu and Pau, Setareki Tucuvu’s Brive snatched a close 25-22 win over Bayonne while Veresa Ramototabua’s Stade Francais fell to Bordeaux Begles 10-15.