Rugby

Nadroga escapes Naitasiri scare, meets Suva in Skipper final

June 15, 2024 5:06 pm

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It will be a showdown between Nadroga and Suva in the Skipper Cup final next weekend.

Nadroga defeated Naitasiri 21-17 in a nail-biting encounter in the second semi-final at Ratu Cakobau Park this afternoon.

The game, which went down to the wire, saw both teams showing a strong desire for the win.

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Both teams were tied at 12-all at halftime.


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Nadroga, known for their aggressiveness, were awarded two penalties in the second half to take the lead over Naitasiri.

Naitasiri did not lose hope and scored another try; however, this wasn’t enough as Nadroga furthered their lead to 21-17 with just eight minutes left on the clock.

The final will be played next Saturday.