Sea Eagles celebrate 2019 success

Wednesday June 12, 2019 Written by Published in League
Ngamata Miriau (left) and Peter Marsters celebrate at the Sea Eagles prize giving awards on Saturday night. 19061114 Ngamata Miriau (left) and Peter Marsters celebrate at the Sea Eagles prize giving awards on Saturday night. 19061114

The Ngatangiia - Matavera Sea Eagles Club celebrated their success in the 2019 season in style at the Muri Clubhouse on Saturday.


The Sea Eagles premier team claimed the Raro Cars Rugby League Competition 2019 title after beating the 2018 champions Tupapa Panthers 26-6 in the final earlier this month.

The win was extra special for the side which completed the season without any loss from the preliminary rounds through to the knockouts.

Players, club officials and supporters gathered over the weekend to celebrate the success and reward the hard working players and team management for their effort.

Papua New Guinean import Mel Isaac claimed the Player of the Year award as well as Top Tackler and Most Valuable Player awards.

The 2019 Inspirational Player Award went to Stanley Olo while fellow Papua New Guinean Ben Wemin received the 2019 Consistent Player Award.

Sea Eagles skipper Daniel Toa won the 2019 Premiers Captain Award as well as the 2018 Premiers Most Valuable Player and 2018 Player of the Year awards.


Award winners

Under 9/11s: Best Forward - Maeva Aue, Best Backline - Alandis Vaea, Coaches Award     - Kiara Mooseman, Navo Nagi, Most Valuable Player - Prince Albert, Player of the Year - George Tetevano.

Under 13: Best Forward - Vei Tauakume, Best Backline - Noah Albert, Most Valuable Player - Samu Ritova, Player of the Year - Teava Nicholas - David and Jacob Toa.

2019 Junior Special Award - Women in Sports: Kiara Mooseman, Ordine Nga, Liliana Aratangi, Ake Vaea Willie, Esther Ratu.

Under 16: Best Tackler Award - Iti Ngamata, Top Hitman Award - Fred Tamarua, Top Try Scorer Award - Ryan Daniel, Most Improved Player - Marcus Gibbens, Best Attendance - Beau Daniel, Coaches Award - James Kerbell, Best Forward - Beau Daniel - Best Backline Award - Zak Tuaati, Most Valuable Player - Ryan Daniel, Player of the year - Beau Daniel.

Under 19: 2019 U19 Best Backline Award - Thomas Daniel, Best Forward Award - Warren Ngatama, Top Try Score Award - Avaiki Ama, Improved Player Award - Zak Tuaati, Top Tackler Award - Avaiki Ama, Top Hitman Award - Warren Ngatama, Most Valuable Player - Avaiki Ama, Rookie of the Year - Jethro Joseph, Player of the Year - Avaiki Ama.

Reserves Awards: 2019 Reserves Best Backline Award - Thomas Daniel Meherio and Ironui Charlie, Best Forward Award - Tiri Toa Meherio and Ironui Charlie, Top Try Score Award - Avaiki Ama and Tamatoa Tini, Most Improved Player Award - Warren Ngatama and Tamatoa Tini, Top Tackler Award - Tiri Toa, Top Hitman Award - Willie Kauvai Jnr, Most Valuable Player - Tiri Toa, Rookie of the Year -Taia Taputoa, Player of the Year - Tiri Toa.

Premiers: Best Backline Award   Ben Wemin, Best Forward Award - Mel Isaac, Premiers Top Try Score Award - Peter Marsters, Most Improved Player Award - Juwaan Terekia,  Top Tackler Award - Mel Isaac, Top Hitman Award - Sailosi Nagi,  Most Valuable Player - Mel Isaac, Rookie of the Year -Sikeli Navunilagi,  Player of the Year - Mel Isaac, 2018 Premiers Most Valuable Player - Daniel Toa, 2018 Premiers Rookie of the Year - Matthew Sakai - 2018 Premiers Player of the Year - Daniel Toa, 2019 Inspirational Player Award - Stanley Olo, 2019 Head Coach Award - Bobby Hansen, 2019 Premiers Captain Award - Daniel Toa, 2019 Consistent Player Award - Ben Wemin, Aunty Mainz Memorial Award - Michael Tou donated by all her children and grandchildren.

1 comment

  • Comment Link Tea Joseph Monday, 17 June 2019 23:24 posted by Tea Joseph

    "E maeva e to Ngati Tangiia, E maeva e to Rangiatea? Kua kukumi i ta te Kopapa e kua autu... Kareka te vaerua, kua rere ua i te rekareka....

    Rejoice,celebrate Sea Eagles Ngatangiia-Matavera ... You have fought the good fight and you have won the GLORY..... "ANGAANGA MEITAKI TUTAKI MEITAKI.... GOOD WORK AND GOOD REWARD" ....

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