Five Year 10 classes took part in the competition. ALANA MUSSELLE/21051808
Year 10IK claimed the Tereora College Year 10 Rugby Sevens Competition at Nikao field this week.
the final match of the competition which started last week, Year 10IK defeated
Year 10MA 20-10.
try scorers for Year 10IK were Anzac Tapaitau, Duke Tokorangi, TJ Rakei and
Tapu Samuel. The Year 10 MA try scorers were Sepa Tangimetua and George Angene.
Koteka, Cook Islands Rugby Union’s development manager, said: “This was an
evenly contested match with the halftime score at 5-all. Led by their pivot Will Henry and
fleet-footed finishers Anzac Tapaitau and Duke Tokorangi, the Year 10IK team
were able to make the most of their try scoring opportunities.”
10TM finished second followed by Year 10MA, Year 10TK and Year 10TC, respectively.
said the inaugural inter-class Rugby Sevens competition was a result of the
four weeks of training sessions that conducted during March/April.
have been five Year 10 classes involved with only four classes playing daily
with the fifth class on administration/touch judge duties – a wonderful
opportunity for the students to learn about rules of rugby Sevens, do time
keeping and scoring, practice CITV commentary, learn event management and
leadership skills too.
of the teams had women management – which was great to see the spirit of
cooperation amongst the classes as they volunteered to give up their time
during their own lunch break to support the cause. Thank you and God bless you
all for your help to ensure a successful tournament.”
focus is now on the Rising Stars Rugby Championships (Rugby and Quick Rips
Sevens) to be played at the Arorangi Field from 12 noon to 4pm today.
top try scorers were: 5 tries: Aurametua Vavia (10TM) and Sepa Tangimetua
(10MA), 4 tries: Anzac Tapaitau (10IK) and Julio Tauu (10TM), 3 tries: Duke
Tokorangi (10IK), Roland Mateyawa (10TC) and Maea Inatea (10TC); The “Best
& Fairest Players” per class were (selected by the CIRU RDOs): 10TM –
Aurametua Vavia, 10IK – William Henry, 10MA – Leon Mellsop, 10TC – Roland
Mateyawa, 10TK – Michael Heather.
2021 Tereora College Year 10 Rugby Sevens “Dream Team” as follows (selected by
the RDOs): Props (x2): Leon Mellsop
(10MA) and Michael Heather (10TK), Hooker: Sepa Tangimetua (10MA), Halfback:
Roland Mateyawa (10TC), Pivot: William Henry (10IK), Centre: Julio Tauu (10TM),
Winger: Aurametua Vavia (10TM).