Terengganu passed first test
29 July 2017 – One of the most talked team prior to Piala Agong 2017, Terengganu passed their first test as they overcame PDRM 15 – 11. Terengganu who will host the final match of this year edition make sure that they start with a positive note as they dispatch well discipline team.
Police, however, shocked Terengganu as they took an early lead in the very first minute. Sae Faalupega calmly completed the first penalty in the match for the first 3 points in the match. Terengganu resilient fruitful 10 minutes into the match. Flyhalf, Faiz Izzudsin scored Terengganu very first try for Terengganu as they lead 5 – 3.
Both teams kept their discipline well in the match. PDRM used all the chance they have to collect point with Sae Faalupega continue his fine form to score PDRM second try and re-take the lead.
PDRM lead lasts less than 5 minutes as it was Terengganu turn to complete their penalty. Suviasi Tavudi took his kick well to add 3 more points. The score remained 8 – 6 until the end of the first half.
Terengganu came out quicker in the second half. Their speed paid off when they scored their second try 5 minutes into the half through Azam Fakhrullah. Mohd Luqman Haqimi completed the conversion, for Terengganu to extend the lead to 15 – 6.
PDRM did not let their head down and make sure they stay in the game. PDRM managed to reduce the gap as Prop, Raaziman Kalam grabbed PDRM first try of the match in the 67 minutes.
Both teams kept on attacking one another but the scoreline remained until the end of the match.
Terengganu will travel to Mantin as they will take on Negeri Sembilan next week. They can secure top spot with another win next week.
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