Nawaka 7s: Big teams survive first elimination round

Jeff Nasavulagi on attack for Saunaka against Buruwa during the Nawaka 7s at Prince Charles Park in Nadi. Picture: BALJEET SINGH/FT FILE

FIJI Bitter Nawaka 7s defending champion Police White, Tabadamu, Yamacia and  Wardens are some of the big teams that have survived the first round of elimination at Nadi’s Prince Charles Park this afternoon.

Surprisingly, McDonald’s Saunaka has been bundled out of the main competition after their 12-all draw with Uluinakau in the first elimination.

Uluinakau has qualified after scoring the first try of the match.

The much-anticipated second elimination will be betweenarch-rivall Police and Tabadamu.

Police defeated Nahehevia 19-7 in the first elimination while Tabadamu thumped Somosomo 17- 0 in the other elimination.

Fiji Airways Fijian 7s forward Isoa Tabu and his Yamacia side downed Radisson 17-5 and to face Uluinakau.

The rest of the first elimination games are still in progress.

First elimination results:

Police White 19 Nahehevia 7, Tabadamu 17 Somosomo 0, Paradise Beverages 10 Nasonini, Warden 24 Sorokoba 0, Nasikawa 5 Dratabu 0, Nawaka Black 19 Veivanua 5, Yamacia 17 Radisson 5, Saunaka 12 Uluinakau


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