Police prepare for Army showdown
The Police rugby side will take up the challenge of facing Army in this Saturday’s R.C Manubhai Suva Rugby Union’s Escott Shield semi-final showdown.
This was after Police upset last year’s champions Navy 23-14 in their quarter final battle last Saturday. Police coach Solo Nute said they had expected a win over Navy and are now looking forward to the next challenge against Army. “We expected to come out victors at the end of the Navy game, we have been training hard,” Nute said. “We are retaining some of the Suva players that have just finished off from the Farebrother challenge and we were fortunate to have used them against Navy.” Nute said despite the win they would have to focus on their next game if they wish to move forward. “After the Navy game we have come up with so many weaknesses. In order for us to change our game plans and structure against Army, we first need to work on our weaknesses. We will try to get our structure right, we will control our set piece and we can come out victorious.” Nute said Police would be taking their chances against Army keeping in mind all their supporters who have been behind them throughout the competition. “We want to thank our supporters and the commissioner of police who is with us. We thank all police officers who are working throughout Fiji- this win over Navy is dedicated to them and their families.”
The other semi-final is a cracker between QVSOB and Raiwaqa. Edited by Leone Cabenatabua