Police Sharks swallow up Nadi Eels

Police Sharks player Asenaca Diranuve in action against Nadi Eels during their match in the FNRL Womens competition at Churchill Park ground 3 in Lautoka. Picture: REINAL CHAND

Police Sharks continued their winning performance from last week as they demolished Nadi Eels by 40-10 in round two of the Fiji National Rugby League (FNRL) women’s competition at Churchill Park in Lautoka yesterday.

The Sharks led Eels by 20-4 at half-time.

The Sharks looked dominant from the get-go as they scored three unanswered tries through Divina Adiqiliso, Asenaca Dranuve and Alisi Dicaba in the first 15 minutes.

Eels replied back with a try scored by Joy Salayau.

Saraseini Vesoka added to Sharks tally of four tries as she went over the line with only minutes left in the first spell.

The Sharks displayed their fast attacking footy with good build-up play and scored two tries in a span of four minutes, early in the second half. Eels worked hard to get only their second try of the match before the Sharks scored two more tries to seal off the win.

Sharks manager Mele Bonanuku acknowledged the commitment and hard work that from the girls which got them the victory.

“Nadi Eels is a good team but we got the win and we intend to maintain this momentum going into the next round.

“We will also identify our weakeness and try to work and improve on it,” said Bonanuku.

Eels manager Semisi Ratu acknowledged the preparations from the girls for this match.

“They have been preparing hard for the past few weeks. Definitely not the results that we would have wanted but most of these girls are playing together for the first time and it is a learning process,” he said.

Ratu added that the side is comprised of girls from Momi, Nabila, Namaka and Votualevu corridor.

“We learn from this week and go again next week as we look for more improvement.”

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