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We respect the Suva team, says Nadroga President – ​​FBC News

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Nadroga Rugby Union president Jiuta Waqavonovono says they are looking forward to giving defending champions Suva a hard time on the field when they meet in the Skipper Cup final on Saturday.

Nadroga last won the Skipper Cup in 2017 and lost to Suva in 2018 and 2019.

Waqavonovono says Suva are the best team in Fiji as they have been ruling the league for a few years now.

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“We respect the players that Suva has prepared for this Skipper Cup, especially the new players, we respect that! It’s the contrast of playing style that we look at.”

He adds that nothing has changed for them and believes the players can get the job done this weekend.

The Skipper Cup, ANZ Marama and Under 20 finals will be played at Ratu Cakobau Park in Nausori.

The finals start at 9am with the Marama U20 between Suva and Nadi, before Namosi faces Suva in the senior final at 11am.

Nadroga meets Naitasiri in the Under-20 Skipper final at 1pm, while the Skipper Cup grand final between Nadroga and Suva starts at 3pm.

You can watch the senior Marama Cup final on FBC TV and the Skipper Cup senior team final on FBC Sports.