Action from Monday's open men's competition. RONNIE SI'ULEPA/22030201
The round five of the Cook Islands Touch Association weekly competition marks the end of first round of open men’s and women’s round robin matches.
Due to a number of
women’s teams pulling out of the competition due to inability to field full
teams, one more game in the women’s round one stage is yet to be played, and is
scheduled for next week between FBI and Nikz.
Nukz Power Women’s
team played two tough games on Monday in order to complete their round one set
This was against
Nikz and FBI.
Julz Westrupp, Edith Nicholas and Daphne Brown led their teams Nukz Power, Nikz
and FBI respectively.
It was good to see
experienced veterans leading and guiding young up and coming players who are
eager and keen to learn the game.
While there were
some good back and forth plays in both games, it was Nukz Power who came out on
top in both games.
The men’s division
saw top teams Atiu and GAT both win their games.
Team ATT, who are a
young team, went up against Atiu, and while being the more inexperienced team,
they are definitely a team to be weary of with a good mixture of speed, skill,
and ingenuity in the types of plays they put together in a nail biting game.
Nukz Power went
down to GAT but not without a fight showing some flare and grit in their
Thank you to Bank
of the Cook Islands for coming on board as a sponsor for 2022. We appreciate
their ongoing support and are happy to announce that our season is now called
the BCI touch competition.