Nadroga edges Nadi in Farebrother thriller

Nadroga edges Nadi in Farebrother thriller

By Naveel Krishant
Saturday 25/06/2022
Photo:Jeff Tamata

Nadroga fullback Jack Volavola was the hero for the side as he kicked a 75th minute penalty that helped defeat Nadi 20-19 and win the Inkk Farebrother trophy.

In a thrilling encounter at Prince Charles Park, both teams scored 3 tries each.

Nadroga led 17-12 at half time.

Jack Volavola, Taitusi Lulusini and Joji Kunavula scored the tries for Nadroga.

Both teams had a player sin-binned in the second half.

Nadi kick-off

1st min: first penalty goes to Nadroga

2 min first try: Jack Volavola scores for Nadroga

conversion unsucessful
4th min: Nadi on attack

7th min: line out not straight from Nadi...

10th min: try to Nadi Ilisoni Galala

13th min: Nadi caught off side... gives Nadroga the chance to attack

14th min: mistake from Nadroga... line-out throw was not straight

16th min: Nadroga front-row penalized for collapsing the scrum

23rd min: Joji Kunavula scores for Nadroga

31st min: great attack from Nadroga, making Nadi commit mistakes
38th min: try to Nadi, Navitalai Druaionoย 


42nd min: Try to Nadroga. Taitusi Lulusini

Half Time

2nd Half

44th minute - Jack Volavola misses penalty for Nadroga.

54th minute - Nadroga down to 14 players after a player sin-binned for dangerous tackle

55th minute - Peceli Ratu gets Nadiโ€™s third try. Nadi 19 - Nadroga 17

57th minute - Nadi player yellow carded for high tackle

62nd min: great defence from Nadi.... they have the line-out from their own 22 metre


75th minute - Jack Volavola kicks a penalty. Nadroga 20 vs Nadi 19

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