Suva next for holders

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The Suva rugby team. Picture: SUPPLIED

Defending INKK Farebrother Sullivan Trophy champions Nadroga would face their biggest challenge when they take on Suva at Lawaqa Park tomorrow.

The Capital city side, which did not only top the Skipper Cup ladder after round seven, are also undefeated in the competition, and could pose a serious challenge to the Stallions for the coveted trophy. ”

Suva is an undefeated team and they are going to bring a very powerful side to match us,” said Nadroga coach Etonia Naba.

The former Fiji 7s skipper said Suva was at an advantage as they had more experienced players in their side.

“We will not take them lightly and we are preparing the boys in all aspects for the clash.”

Following last week’s win over Naitasiri, where the Stallions backline unleashed their true potential, Naba credited his forward players for working as a team unit.

“When there is a good forwards pack, then the backline can do the damage. “Our forwards worked tirelessly at breakdowns, which created space for our backline to work with.”

Naba confirmed there were some injuries in the side, most notably utility backline player Anare Tuitai who featured for them at fullback in their 29-20 win over Naitasiri.

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