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Thursday 23: Due to a mix up in flight booking dates, the Titikaveka Bulldogs premier team is hoping to get to Aitutaki this afternoon to play their scheduled match against the Aitutaki Sharks.

Meanwhile the Bulldogs reserve team will take on the Takuvaine Warriors this afternoon at the Takuvaine field starting at 5pm.

On Friday the under 15 and under 18 matches between the Warriors and Bulldogs will be played out at the Takuvaine field.

On Saturday the Arorangi Bears will host the Tupapa Panthers with games running 45 minutes later than usual.

The time delay is to allow the Arorangi Bears player time to get ready for their game after the Boys Brigade members finish up at the ANZAC Day parade.

Out at Muri the Ngatangiia/Matavera Sea Eagles will host the Avatiu/Nikao Eels.

Following is the weekend draw and referee appointments.

Thursday April 23 Bulldogs vs Warriors at Takuvaine: 5pm - reserve grade, Ref -Tua Ngaputa assisted by Simiona Teiotu and Tutai Taurarii.

Friday April 24 Bulldogs vs Warriors at Takuvaine: 4.30pm - under 15, ref - Paul Allsworth, 5.15pm - under 18, ref - Ngavavia Tou.

Saturday April 25 Bears vs Panthers at Arorangi: 1.45pm - under 15, ref-Les Waller, 2.30pm - under 18, ref - Joe Tonorio, 3.30pm-reserve, ref - Sean Willis, 4.45pm – premier, ref - Tua Ngaputa assisted by Les Waller and Sean Willis.

Saturday April 25 Sea Eagles vs Eels at Muri: 1pm - under 15, ref - Tutai Taurarii, 2pm - under 18, ref - Ngavavia Tou, 3pm - reserve, ref - Arthur Emile, 4.15pm - premier, ref - Simiona Teiotu assisted by Ngavavia Tou and Tutai Tauraii.