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Wednesday 22 April 2009 | Published in Regional

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Monday 20: The St Kentigerns first XV squad will be on a high after winning their second tour match, 33-5, against an Aitutaki selection last Friday.

St Kent’s will go into their third and final match today against the Cook Islands Sports Academy, in a pretty confident mood obviously intent to end their tour on a winning note.

On the other hand, the Cook Islands Sports Academy (CISA) will be licking their wounds after last week’s 20-nil drubbing at the hands of St Kent’s and will want to make a better account of themselves.

Look for more involvement from game breakers Kairan Marsh and Tai Joseph Jnr to hopefully give CISA more ‘go forward’.

With a dry track on the cards and a better prepared team (after a week’s rest) you can expect a much improved effort from CISA today.

Be at the Titikaveka rugby field today at 3.30pm to find out – good luck to both teams.

There is just a small entry fee of $2 to pay at the gates today with the match to be refereed by Pare Rongokea. - CIRU

Today’s teams are as follows:

St Kentigern first XV: David Pohlen, Mitchell Binney, Sootala Fa’aoso,

Mokani Fuavao, Jarrod Firth, Joshua McWilliams, Breandan Peat, Hamish Gee, Yates Gordon, Dennis Heather, Oliver Johnson, Liam King, Angus Kirkwood,

Nick Lyons (capt), Sam Marshall, Stephen McKenzie, Sema Robati, Liam Steel,

Robert Sullivan, Adam Tangata, Ben Tautu, Mark Tuaati, Albert Vete, Jordyn Walters,

Ihaka Watene, Tim Wilson, James Wright.

Cook Islands Sports Academy squad: Tino Napa, Temata Rangi, Tupou Faireka Jnr, Fernandez Patia, Willie Marsters,

Kairan Marsh (capt), Uriarau Parakoti, Gary Tangiiti, Nathan Pere, Tave Tereapii, Junior Kirikava, Teariki Tou, Turoa

Kamana, Joseph Napa, Tatuava Tatuava,

John Rea, Joshua Maui, Tai Joseph,

Aaron Vaiimene, Bill Tangapiri.