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Touch season starts tonight

Monday January 29, 2018 Written by Published in Touch Rugby

The Bluesky Touch competition begins tonight and aims to build on the success of last week’s muster games.


While the season is in its early days, teams showed great enthusiasm and skill last week, giving a taste of what is to come in the coming weeks.

NukzPower, in their match against the ICI Transformers, showed that they had the potential to be very impressive, especially with Sunielia Tom leading the way.

On the other side, the leadership of Puna Hiro for the ICI Transformers ensured that they held their own, and managed to play a composed game.

New team Foodland have a blend of experience and youth under the leadership of former national rep Pozo Ngaroi and could be ones to watch this season.

Meanwhile the fit 007 youngsters showed impressive discipline in sticking to their team game plan in their warm-up games.

An enthusiastic Team Transport turned out for a taste of the mixed game taking on newcomers All Starz. 

Boisterous regulars Aroa T Bags took on newcomers HHS Live Smart, and both teams were evenly matched, boasting fancy footwork and speed.

The competition begins with the open men’s and women’s matches, and teams are reminded to be on time and in uniform.

            - CL/Release


5.15pm: Field 1 - FBI vs Te Au Vaine (w), 5.45pm: Field 1 - GAT vs Germinators (m), Field 2 - NukzPower vs Bounty Hunters (w), 6.15pm: Field 1 - Team Transport vs Manatoa (m).


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