Cagilaba cements spot in main final

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Naloto’s Noa Tomailagi goes on attack against Yakete during the Men’s Plate Semi Final in the Ba Tikina Championship. Picture: REINAL CHAND

Veiyasana Cagilaba’s senior men’s team has secured a spot in the main cup final of the BIL Ba Rugby Union Tikina Championships.

The clash against Ului Magodro was nothing short of a fierce battle, with Veiyasana Cagilaba prevailing 22-18 in a match that had the spectators on the edge of their seats at Ba Market ground yesterday.

The intensity of the game was palpable as both teams exhibited strategic prowess and unyielding aggression.

The cheers from the passionate crowd served as a backdrop, further fueling the competitive fire on the field.

It was a testament to the dedication and preparation of both teams, leaving spectators in awe of the skill and determination on display.

In the Roosters women’s division, Tiliva Bukuya showcased their dominance, securing a spot in the final with a convincing 11-5 victory.

The match was a display of skill, teamwork, and sheer determination as Tiliva Bukuya stamped their authority on the competition.

Fijiana head coach Inoke Male graced the event, witnessing the fierce competition in the women’s category.

Meanwhile, in the U21 division, the stage is set for an epic final showdown.

Tiliva Bukuya will face off against Ului Magodro after both teams triumphed in their respective matches.

Tiliva Bukuya narrowly edged out Bulu Solesole with a 7-6 victory, while Ului Magodro showcased their prowess by defeating Veiyasana Cagilaba.

As the anticipation builds for the upcoming finals, the BIL Tikina Championships continue to be a showcase of talent, determination, and sportsmanship.

The players’ relentless efforts and the unwavering support from the spectators ensure that each match is a memorable chapter in the rich tapestry of local sports.