We gave away too much valuable possession - Byrne

We gave away too much valuable possession - Byrne

By Mosese Raqio
Tuesday 23/05/2023
Swire Shipping Fijian Drua coach Mick Byrne

We gave away a lot of valuable possession to the Waratahs and also a couple of soft tries that proved too costly for us last week.

Swire Shipping Fijian Drua coach Mick Byrne stated this and he further says they cannot afford to be doing these same mistakes especially coming up against a team like the Moana Pasifika this weekend.

When asked by fijivillage News about the players’ decision-making on the field that cost them points, Byrne says at some point in the game, the players knew what they were doing but just could not control possession resulting in giving away the ball easily to the opposition.

He says the Moana Pasifika will be looking to bring their A-game this week and they have shown what they are capable of against top teams in the competition but they will make sure they are ready to counter whatever the visitors throw at them this weekend.

The Fijian Drua will play Moana Pasifika in their Shop N Save Super Rugby Pacific round 13 clash at 2.05pm Saturday in Lautoka.

In other matches this week, the Highlanders will play the Reds at 7.05pm Friday, the Rebels will take on the Force at 9.35pm Friday, the Crusaders will host the Waratahs at 4.35pm Saturday, the Blues will play the Waratahs at 7.05pm Saturday while the Brumbies will take on the Chiefs at 9.35pm Saturday.


FNRL
FEATURE NEWS
No time frame given for the salvage operations of RFNS Puamau
No timeline has been given on how long the salvage operations for the RFNS Puamau will take as the Fiji Navy has started the de-fuelling process in Fu...
10 hours ago
LATEST NEWS
Chance for a reset
As Prime Minister Sitiveni Rabuka reflects on his position post the extraordinary events of the last two weeks his options may appear intoxicating, ...
10 hours ago

Committee silent on 7-year tax holiday to Fiji Water – Chaudhry
Fiji Labour Party leader, Mahendra Chaudhry says it is surprising that the 2023 Fiscal Review Committee which has submitted a range of taxation ...
10 hours ago

Fiscal Review Committee wants departure tax to be increased
The Fiscal Review Committee is recommending a staggered implementation of the departure tax to $170 from 1st April 2025 and $200 from 1st April 2026 ...
10 hours ago

Govt not considering 30% pay increase for teachers – Prof. Prasad
A 30 percent increase is not something the government is considering for teachers. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Finance, Professor Biman ...
14 hours ago

Excitement builds up as Hibiscus Festival coming back after 5 years
Excitement is in the air as Suva braces to hold the mother of all festivals, the Miss Hibiscus Festival which will be held after a lapse of 5 ...
15 hours ago



fijivillage Straight Talk with Vijay Narayan
Latest Videos

Stay tuned for the latest news on our radio stations

CFL radio frequencies
yb
IN DEPTH
Crisis within FijiFirst relating to the termination of 17 MPs who voted for salary increases
A crisis has erupted within the FijiFirst party relating to the termination of 17 members of parliament who supported the government's motion to ...
4 days ago

Pre-Budget 2024-2025
Pre Budget 2024-2025 budget recommendations and an insight of what people on the ground wish to see in the National Budget
7 days ago

Sayed-Khaiyum case on alleged payment of Saneem's taxes without proper approval
It is alleged that between the 30th of June, 2022 and the 12th of July, 2022 in Suva, whilst being employed in the civil service as the Acting Prime ...
8 days ago

TOP