Ra High School U-19 rugby team after beating RKS
Sikeli Vakabulavanua’s successful kick helped Ra High School secure a spot in the Under-19 Vodafone Deans final.
Ra High School created the biggest upset today when it defeated Deans giants Ratu Kadavulevu School 20 – 18.
Ratu Kadavulevu School was leading in the last three minutes of the match, but Ra High equalized with a try from Rateri Waqabuli bringing the score to 18-all.
Waqabuli says he’s elated to score his first winning try against a prominent team like RKS.
Ra High’s chances for a spot in the final rested on Sikeli Vakabulavanua’s kick who slotted the conversion successfully.
Coach Luke Serubasaga says the win is special.
“RKS is a very strong team and they’ve been in the final in the past years. For us, it’s the first time so to beat them is a very big achievement for the school.”
Tears of joy ran freely as the young men in green savors their historical victory.
The second U-19 semi-final between Ratu Navula and Lelean Memorial School is currently underway.