Queen Victoria School have successfully defended their Under 16 Vodafone Super Deans title after defeating Suva Grammar School 27-12 in the final at Churchill Park, Lautoka.
The boys from Nasese were leading 12-10 at the break, but QVS came back firing in the second half to score two converted tries to put them in the lead.
QVS flyhaf Ilisoni Tuvasu was impressive in the second half as he converted two tries and a penalty to give the Victorians the win.
Team Manager Sainimili Samani says they are thankful for the support of the school, parents and old scholars that enabled them to reach the final.
She says the hard work of the boys gave the team the victory today.
QVS Captain Anare Tabakaucoro says the team is grateful to God for guiding and giving them strength to compete and win the final.
Earlier today in the Vodafone Super Deans Competition, RKS beat Marist Brothers High School 27-19 in the Under 14 final and RKS defeated QVS 19-12 in the Under 15 final.
Ratu Kadavulevu School have retained their Under 15 Vodafone Super Deans title after defeating Queen Victoria School 19-12 at Churchill Park in Lautoka this morning.
RKS led 12-6 at half time, however QVS converted two penalties to level the score with 10 minutes left.
RKS managed to score another try, shattering their neighbours' dream to win the title.
RKS Coach Isaia Naqicatabua says the message was straight for them at half time and that is to protect their try line.
He has dedicated the win to all supporters of Ratu Kadavulevu School.
Meanwhile, RKS beat Marist Brothers High School 27-19 in the Under 14 final.
Ratu Kadavulevu School is the new U14 champion after beating Marist Brothers High School 27-19 in the final of the Vodafone Super Deans Final in Lautoka.
MBHS was leading in the first half until they lost their game plan after three yellow cards in the second half and gave the chance to the Delainakaikai boys to capitalize.
In other matches, RKS will meet neighbours QVS at 9.20am in the Under 15 final, QVS will play Grammar in the Under 16 final at 12pm, Marist will play Suva Grammar at 1.20pm in the Under 17 final, Ra High School will face Ratu Navula College at 2.50pm in the Under 19 final, and Marist will take on Grammar at 5.40pm in the Under 18 final.
In the Weet-Bix Raluve Trophy, Sigatoka Methodist College will play Naitasiri Secondary School at 10.40am in the Under 16 final, and Jasper Williams High School will face Natabua High School in the Under 18 final.
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