More than anything, today’s premier league showdown between Avatiu Nikao Eels and Titikaveka Bulldogs in some way, may well be a battle between the brains behind these teams.
New Zealand-based referee Rochelle Tamarua will officiate the domestic rugby league premier final between defending champions Avatiu Nikao Eels and Titikaveka Bulldogs this weekend.
The last time Blues centre Jarryd Hayne featured in a State of Origin series, he produced an individual performance for the ages as his state won for the first time in nine years.
Ever since his junior days Dylan Napa has earned a fearsome reputation as a player who irons others out, but ahead of his maiden State of Origin call-up he has revealed that his mother Karen still worries about her little boy getting hurt.
Defending champions Avatiu Nikao Eels made it through to the domestic rugby league showdown after a dramatic semifinal win over Tupapa Panthers over the weekend.