The National, Wednesday March 5th, 2014
By JACK AMI
SOROVI shocked M4M Bulldogs (1) 4-0 in Popondetta Rugby League Nines competition on Sunday.
The team from the Oil Blocks and Biru Jail edged the Mendi-Tari Compound opposition in a closely fought affair.
They are currently in eighth place and out of contention for the playoffs next week but showed they were determined to finish the season off on a high note.
Sorovis’ stars were five-eighth John Mabol, Moses Nul, Tom Isese, Abey Wai, and Keta Mako.
The loss has pushed the Northern Motel-sponsored Bulldogs to fourth place in the nine-team competition.
Meanwhile, the Higaturu Tigers claimed two victories over Buna 24-0 and Sauga Warriors 26-8 to top the table. They have the bye on this weekend.
Standings: Tigers 28, Sauga Warriors 27, Bulldogs (2) 26, Bulldogs (1) 25, Buna 23, Sangi Raiders 22, Royals 14, Sorovi 10, Medics 7.
Results: Bulldogs (2) 24 Raiders 6, Medics 10 Royals 8, Raiders 6 Sorovi 4, Bulldogs (1) 12 Medics 6, Sauga Warriors 8 Bulldogs (2) 4, Royals 16 Raiders 0, Bulldogs (2) 12 Medics 4, Sorovi 12 Buna 4.