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Wednesday 26 August 2009 | Published in Regional


Tuesday 25: This weekend’s club rugby grand finals at Ngatangiia, promises to be full of action from the under 13 grade right through to the senior grades.

In the senior A grade, Avatiu managed to edge out Ngatangiia-Matavera to secure a finals spot against Arorangi who defeated a tenacious Takuvaine team last Saturday.

In the senior B grade, the grand finals match between Arorangi and Titikaveka will be played on Friday at Ngatangiia (Muri).

The Arorangi B team had a nail biting 14-13 win over Takuvaine at the weekend.

Titikaveka also had a close win in their semi finals match against Ngatangiia to secure their place in the B grade grand finals.

In the age grade category, Tupapa will face Ngatangiia after a win 19-5 win against Avatiu at the weekend while Ngatangiia kept their Arorangi opponents scoreless in a 10-0 score line.

Takuvaine will take on Tupapa in the under 17 grade while the under 15 and 13 age grade finals will be between Arorangi and Avatiu.

Following are the full results from the weekend to semi finals venues at Arorangi and Ngatangiia.

- Matariki Wilson

Semi finals result from the weekend: (from Arorangi) senior A-Arorangi 22 vs Takuvaine 15, senior B-Arorangi 14 vs Takuvaine 13, U19-Tupapa 19 vs Avatiu 5, U17-Takuvaine 6 vs Avatiu 3, U15-Avatiu 20 vs Tupapa 19, U13-Arorangi 49 vs Ngatangiia-Matavera 0; (from Muri) senior A-Avatiu 17 vs Ngatangiia-Matavera 15, seniorr B-Titikaveka 11 vs Ngatangiia-Matavera 8, U19-Ngatangiia-Matavera 10 vs Arorangi 0, U15-Arorangi 38 vs Ngatangiia-Matavera 0, U13-Avatiu 19 vs Tupapa 0.