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Friday 17 February 2012 | Published in Regional


One sided runaway games were a feature at Nikao field on Wednesday when open and mixed touch rugby teams played out round two of the 2012 season.

In the open men’s division, the star studded Rebels team thrashed the TKV team 8-0 but TKV never stopped trying to cross the line all afternoon.

Nikao Youth may have had the young legs but it was the experienced heads of Rama that saw them win the match 5-1.

The experienced Bounty Hunters open women’s team meant business when they took to the field and dealt out a 9-1 drubbing to team Isotonics who are improving with each game.

A close battle was seen in the match between the Nikao Youth open women’s team and FBI.

FBI managed to score one try against Nikao Youth who took out the game with three tries.

In the mixed division, team Rebels dominated TKV to win 9-1 while only one point separated OPM and Nikao Youth with team OPM edging out their opponents 3-2.

Rama battled with the Mongoose crew who despite dotting down three times were not good enough to defeat Rama, who eventually won the game 5-3.

A great match was seen between team Kings and FBTonics and despite both sides trading tries. Team Kings, made up by the likes of New Zealand High Commissioner John Carter and staff as well as secretary of finance Richard Neves and friends, won the game by default.

Round three of the touch season will be played at the Nikao field next Wednesday.

Results: (men) – Rebels 8 vs TKV 0, Rama 5 vs Nikao Youth 1, (women) – Bounty Hunters 9 vs Isotonics 1, Nikao Youth 3 vs FBI 1, (mixed) – Rebels 9 vs TKV 1, OPM 3 vs Nikao Youth 2, Rama 5 vs Mongoose 3, Kings 5 vs FBTonics 0.