Super Rugby Pacific | Fijian Drua edges Moana Pasifika in pulsating clash

Close call ... Fijian Drua players relieved after a close win against Moana Pasifika at Churchill Park in Lautoka this afternoon. Picture: ROHIT DEO

The Swire Shipping Fijian Drua side edged Moana Pasifika 47-46 in a pulsating Shop N Save Super Rugby Pacific encounter at Churchill Park in Lautoka this afternoon.

The Drua led 26-24 at the break as both teams scored four tries each.

The Drua ran away to a 47-27 lead in the second spell and looked to be conforming a much-needed bonus point win.

The Moana Pasifika side had another plans and added four three more tries in the last quarter.

The Drua had to rely on a last minute conversion miss by Moana flyhalf Christian Lelia’afano to take the close win.

The Drua host the Reds in Suva next Saturday.

More in tomorrow’s edition of The Sunday Times.

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