Underdogs book quarter-final spot

March 18, 2023 12:50 pm

An unknown Duibana rugby side has qualified for the men’s quarter-final of the 47th Fiji Bitter Marist 7s tournament.

The Ba-based team will be playing in their first ever Marist 7s quarter-final after  beating Army Red 22-12 in the eliminations.

The players come from five villages in Ba including, Sorokoba, Natalaicake, Sasa, Votua and Nailaga.

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Joining them in the top eight are Fiji, Police White, Army Green, Police Blue, Lavidi Brothers, Wardens Gold and DXC Barbarians.

Fiji defeated Lavena Reds 31-0, Police White ended Tabadamu’s fairytale run with a close 7-5 win.

DXC Barbarians beat Raiwasa Taveuni 17-5, Lavidi Brothers thrashed Bula Brothers 1 21-0, Wardens Gold outclassed Ravuka Sharks 15-0 and Police Blue hammered Bula Borthers 2 33-0.

The tournament continues at the HFC Bank Stadium and you can also watch it live on the FBC Sports Channel.