Arorangi Bears thumped Ngatangiia Sea Eagles 32-6 at Nukupure Park in February. 21021409
Arorangi Bears premier men’s side will be going all out to maintain their third placing in the 2021 Raro Cars Rugby League competition.
game one of round two today, the Bears will host defending champions Ngatangiia
Matavera Sea Eagles at Raemaru Park.
lead up to the Aitutaki Sharks versus Avatiu Nikao Eels match late yesterday,
the Bears were placed third on eight points behind leaders and unbeaten Tupapa
Panthers who boasts 12 points followed by Avatiu Nikao Eels who had 10 points.
Aitutaki Sharks were fourth followed by the Sea Eagles.
Bears and the Sea Eagles match in the opening match of the season. The side
thumped the Sea Eagles 32-6 at Nukupure Park.
home side will need to win today’s match in order to maintain their top three placing
while Ngatangiia/Matavera Sea Eagles will be eyeing for their first win in the
Makirere, the new Bears coach, said they have had two wins and two losses so
said they were gunning for maximum points from today’s clash.
he said they were up against the odds heading into the match because of few
injuries in team.
round one we managed to see what our strengths and weaknesses were and now we
are focused on improving those weaknesses.”
Bears began the 2021 season with a new coach and management and also some new players
and the focus has been building and working on their combinations.
Makirere said they “are still trying to get it right” and has called on their fans to come out in numbers and support them against the Sea Eagles.