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Friday 16 September 2011 | Published in Regional


Do or die club rugby matches will be played this weekend in the Rarotonga Club 15s semi final knockout round.

Only the winning teams this weekend will progress to next weeks grand finals so massive and physical games are sure to be played at Nukupure Park in Ngatangiia and Raemaru Park in Arorangi.

Teams placed 1st and 4th in their various age grades will rumble at Raemaru Park and all 3rd and 4th placed teams will meet at Nukupure Park.

Getting the semi finals on a roll today will be the Senior B grade Bulls and Eels match to be played at 4.15pm at Nukupure Park.

Games tomorrow start at 12pm at Raemaru Park and at 12.30pm at Ngatangiia.

At Nukupure Park the Panthers and Dragons under 13 pack will get the days games started at 12.30pm followed by the under 16 clash between the Panthers and Reds.

The Panthers will take to the field again in the under 19 division semi finals against the Eels and the main Senior A grade match will be between 2nd placed Ngatangiia-Matavera Dragons and 3rd placed Avatiu Eels.

This is going to be a huge game with neither team wanting to give up a grand final spot.

The Cowboys and Eels under 13 teams will start the matches out West tomorrow kicking off at 12pm.

In fact the Cowboys feature in all semi finals knockout matches at Raemaru Park where the club will take on the Eels in the under 16 grade, Reds in the under 19 grade, Eels in the senior B division and the Panthers in the senior A grade match.

Both senior A grade matches tomorrow will kick off at 4.10pm so make sure you are in your clubs full kit and get out to the two venues and support your boys.