USP wins Vanuatu Rugby 10’s final

USP started strong in the game after they scored in the first half and assembled their defence wall that stopped the Police from scoring a try.

Police created few opportunities to earn a try however USP kept steady to overcome the Police attacking strategies.

USP did not make a mistake as it continued to lift its heads up until the final whistle.

The new champions walked away with VT35,000 plus a gift voucher and Police came in second and with  VT20,000.

Tanvasako finished in third place and walked away with VT10,000.

Vanuatu Rugby 10’s final anticipates tough competition

The final showdown will be between USP and Police.

Police has remained undefeated in the competition and will be the team to watch in the final.

USP on the other hand, who managed to qualify against Ifira 1 will be determined to win the final game as well.

Ifira 1 will take on Ovins in the third place play-off.

In the women’s division, the main final will be between Island Warrior and Ovins.


Vanuatu’s Ifira wins MSG Rugby Championship title

The side defeated USP XV 17-5 in the final on Wednesday.

The two teams were locked 0-0 at halftime before battling it out in the second half of the match.

USP scored the first try after a drive from the forwards and failed with the conversion.

Ifira fought back and scored three consecutive tries and were only successful with one conversion to seal the victory.

Ovins won the women’s final against Warriors after scoring the winning try in the extra.

The match was locked nil-all draw at fulltime.


Warriors to face Ovins in VRU Championship women’s final

The team won by default against the Ovins women’s team at Independence Park, Thursday.

The Ovins women’s were short in numbers and failed to make a show on the field.

The two will face each other again in the final on 9 December.


Ifira beats Ovins in Vanuatu Rugby Union Championship

The team defeated Ovins 24-13 at the Independence Park on Wednesday.

Despite the slow start, Ifira managed to lead 7-3 at halftime.

Ovins came back strongly in the second half after scoring a try in the first five minutes but failed with the conversion.

Ifira remained consistent and scored two quick tries that sealed their victory.


Ovins win Vanuatu rugby 7s women’s tournament

Ovins thrashed Shepherds 19-0 to win the prize money for the women’s division.

Boosting the side were the Vanuatu national women’s core players and two Fijian players captain, Sisi Roqara and Amele Gavidi.

Ovins was one of the only two women’s teams that registered for the tournament.  

Former Fijian provincial rugby player, Pita Natoga, is currently coaching the team.