1 Oct 2018

Sport: Fijian Drua stay unbeaten at home

1:21 pm on 1 October 2018

The Fijian Drua have maintained their perfect home record to stay top of the Australian National Rugby Championship table.

The Drua thrashed New South Wales Country 48-7 in Suva on Saturday to make it four wins from five this season, including three straight on home soil.

Halfback Serupepeli Vularika crossed for the opening try after only 54 seconds before left winger Aporosa Tabulawaki finished off a length of the field effort in score the Drua's second inside five minutes.

The home dotted down four times in each half to make it 24 tries scored in three home fixtures this season, with Apisalome Vota bagging a brace off the bench in the final ten minutes to add further gloss to the winning margin.

The Fijian Drua are unbeaten at home this season.

The Fijian Drua are unbeaten at home this season. Photo: Fiji Rugby

The Drua are one point clear of the Western Force, who thrashed the winless Sydney Rays 63-15, with two rounds to play in the regular season.

Canberra beat Melbourne Rising 31-21 to move up to third overall.

The Vikings, who thrashed the Drua 66-5 last season, take on the competition leaders in Lautoka this Saturday, where the Fijians have the chance to secure a home semi final.

Defending champions Queensland Country round out the top four, five points off the top spot, after a shock 39-24 defeat away to Brisbane City.