Rugby: Cable & Wireless Island Nations Cup |27 April 2023
Sharks remain on top with third consecutive win
Having collected maximum nine points from three wins in as many matches played, Sharks are maintaining first position on the Cable & Wireless Island Nations Cup league table, while Gift Muthami of Black Parrots is leading the scoring list, having scored 41 points so far.
On day three of the series hosted by the Seychelles Rugby Union, on Sunday at Stad Popiler, Sharks defeated Flying Foxes 25-15, bringing their points tally to nine, with 143 points for and 36 against.
As for the Flying Foxes, they are presently second overall on six points from two wins and a defeat out of their three matches played. They have scored 118 points, while conceding 74.
Third overall are the Red Snappers, also on six points from two wins and a defeat from three matches, having scored 128 points, while conceding 142, giving them an inferior points difference.
Black Parrots who have collected a win and two defeats out of three matches played, are presently fourth overall on three points, having scored 105 points and conceded 135.
They are one spot above Pirates who have the same statistics, but an inferior goal difference. Pirates have scored 61 points and conceded 99.
Without any point after three defeats in as many matches, Marlins are carrying the weight of the Cable & Wireless Island Nations Cup league table.
On day four of the series which is on May 6, Pirates will play against Marlin, while Sharks will face Black Parrots, and Flying Foxes play against Snappers.