Tupapa hoping home advantage plays their way against Arorangi

Friday September 06, 2019 Written by Published in Rugby Union
Andre Iro and the Arorangi Cowboys head to Tupapa on Saturday to meet the Panthers while this Friday in Titikaveka the Bulls will host the Takuvaine Reds.  19090150 Andre Iro and the Arorangi Cowboys head to Tupapa on Saturday to meet the Panthers while this Friday in Titikaveka the Bulls will host the Takuvaine Reds. 19090150

Titikaveka and Tupapa will host round five of the club rugby competition this weekend with the Takuvaine Reds heading south, while the Arorangi Cowboys will ride into town for the match of the week against the Panthers.

 

A rested up Tupapa Panthers will no doubt want to prove they are top contenders for this seasons.

However they will face Robert Heather’s formidable Arorangi Cowboys who showed great form last week signalling their intention to go all the way this season.

Victoria Park in Tupapa will also host junior games where future stars in the under 11 and under 13 age grades are always keen to show off their skills.

Under 16 and under 19 rugby 10’s games will play curtain openers for the main game between the Panthers and Cowboys senior A game.

The game in Titikaveka between the Bulls and visiting Takuvaine Reds will be played on Friday at the Titikaveka College field.

This match is sure to be fiercely fought game after both sides suffered defeat last weekend.

With the 2019 club rugby season being only a one-round competition, every game needs to be a winner to reach the business end be in contention for the title. 

Friday, Titikaveka
4.35pm: Titikaveka Bulls v Takuvaine Reds, Ref-Peter Godfrey assisted by Toru Ori/Mata Taramai, Simiona Teiotu-sub bench.

Saturday, Tupapa
1pm Under 11 & 13, Quick Rip 7s Refs-Club Officials
3pm Under 16, Rugby 10s Town and Country, Refs: William Taripo, Assistant Refs: Club Officials
3.30pm Under 19, Rugby 10s, Town and Country Refs: Mata Taramai, Assistant Refs: Club Officials
4pm Senior A Tupapa Panthers v Arorangi Cowboys, Refs: Tua Ngaputa Assistant Refs: William Taripo / Junior Pokino Aberahama, Simiona Teiotue/Paul Allsworth - bench officials.

 

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