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Monday 30 May 2011 | Published in Regional


The Arorangi Bears reserve grade are the darlings of the village after winning the grade grand finals for the 8th year in a row, Arorangi village Bears supporters were out in force at the BCI Stadium on Saturday to support their under 13, under 16, under 19 and reserve grade teams play in the rugby league grand finals. While the under 13, under 16 and under 19 grades were not successful the reserve grade had to carry the entire village on their shoulders as they played the Bulldogs. They meant business as they stormed over the Bulldogs to register try after try before the Bulldogs found their form, but it was too late as the Bears went on to win 24-18 and lift the reserve grade championship for the village for the 8th year in a row. 11052945