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Suva registers first win in Skipper Cup

August 1, 2020 5:16 pm
Suva has registered their first win in round two Skipper Cup competition after edging Yasawa 10-3 at ANZ Stadium today.

Suva has registered their first win in round two Skipper Cup competition after edging Yasawa 10-3 at ANZ Stadium today.

Indiscipline cost the capital side the first half with a yellow card to Sorovatini Tuifagalele.

This gave Yasawa an opportunity to put points on the board through a penalty kick from Napolioni Ratu twenty-two minutes into the game, giving the Westerners a 3-0 lead.

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Suva replied minutes after with a try to Veteran Hooker Isireli Ledua for a 5-3 lead before half-time.

Suva Winger Keponi Paul made amends in the second half after a yellow card for a dangerous tackle.

He returned from the bench to score a try and give Suva the 10-3.

Yasawa gave Suva a run for their money throughout the game but the defending Skipper Cup champions who walked away with the 10-3 win.

Suva Hooker Isireli Ledua says discipline is one area they will need to improve on before next week’s match against Nadi.

“And one area that we will try and do better on is on our discipline side. I think we got carried out abit and i think the coaches and the boys will talk about this next week and it will be a different game all together.”

Suva hooker Isireli Ledua after winning against Yasawa.#FBCNEWS #FBCSports #FijiNews #Fiji #FijiSports #SkipperCup

Posted by FBC Sports on Friday, July 31, 2020

Fiji 7s player Napolioni Ratu featured for the Yasawa side against Suva in the Skipper Cup at the ANZ Stadium.#FBCNews #FijiNews #Fiji #FBCSports #FijiSports #SkipperCup

Posted by FBC Sports on Friday, July 31, 2020

Posted by FBC Sports on Friday, July 31, 2020

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