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West Fiji Dolphins win inaugural Fiji Nines

The West Fiji Dolphins have won the first piece of silverware on offer in Fiji in 2018 after taking out the inaugural Vodafone Nines in Sigatoka over the weekend.

The Nadi-based Dolphins ran out 10 – 6 winners over the Topline Warriors in a tight Cup Final at Lawaqa Park.

Semisi Tora, Kaliova Nalibu scored and Eremodo Tuili kicked the conversion for the Dolphins in the Final, whilst Lambert Railumu scored and kicked the conversion for the Warriors.

Dolphin’s winger, Vilikesa Beka, won player of the tournament.

To qualify for the Cup Final, the Dolphins defeated the Nadera Panthers, whilst the Warriors defeated the Coastline Roos.

The Saru Dragons won the Plate Final after defeating the Namuaniwaqa Sea Eagles.

24 teams took part in the tournament.

Finals Results:
Semi Finals: Plate
Saru Dragons 20 – 0 Nausori Bulldogs
Namuaniwaqa Sea Eagles 8 – 4 Burenitu Cowboys

Final: Plate
Saru Dragons 8 – 4 Namuaniwaqa Sea Eagles

Semi Finals: Cup
West Dolphins 8 – 4 Nadera Panthers
Topline Warriors 12 – 4 Coastline Roos

Final: Cup
West Dolphins 10 – 6 Topline Warriors

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