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11 June 2021
Monday 17 May 2021 | Written by Supplied | Published in Rugby league, Sports
Avatiu Nikao Eels’ Toru Katuke goes over the try line against Arorangi Bears on Saturday. The Eels won 44-19. 21051606
dominant performance from the Eels in the semi-final on Saturday ensured they
book their spot in this weekend’s final.
Eels defeated Arorangi Bears 44-19 in a tough battle at the National Stadium in
will take on Tupapa Panthers in the premier men’s showdown this Saturday.
Panthers made it through to the final after beating the Eels a week ago in the
into the semi-final against the Bears, Eels coach Clive Nicholas talked about
their discipline problems that cost them the match against the Panthers.
Eels were more disciplined against the Bears, avoiding infringements to give
their opponent opportunities to dominate the match.
Bears had their chances but the Eels defence rose to the occasion in what was
probably the best defensive play of the season from them.
in the women’s final on Friday night, Lady Bulldogs defeated Lady Panthers
22-16 in a closely contested affair that was decided in extra time play. They
were locked at 16-all at full time.