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Friday 28 April 2023 | Written by CI News Staff | Published in League, Sports

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Lady Eels thump Lady Bulldogs to set up date with Lady Panthers
Lady Eels thumped Lady Bulldogs 44-4 at Aretere Park in Avatiu last week. Picture: LOSIRENE LACANIVALU/ 23042896 / 23042899

A new champion will be crowned in the Cook Islands Rugby League women’s 13s competition after defending champions Lady Bulldogs bombed out of the playoffs on Friday afternoon at Aretere Park in Avatiu.

The Bulldogs went down to a strong and impressive Lady Eels 4-44 in the third-place playoff. The Eels led 22-0 at the break.

Lady Eels will now play Lady Panthers in next week’s semi-final for a place in the final.

Lady Panthers lost to Lady Bears 22-28 in a pulsating top place playoff decided in extra time play on Thursday.

The Bears, who are the hot favourites, are through to the final.