Tau Samoa Aussie dominate Teuila tourney

By Adel Fruean ,

449 Hits

New Zealand and Australian referees.

New Zealand and Australian referees. (Photo: Samoa Tau Tag)

Tau Samoa Australia dominated this year’s Teuila Tag International Tournament 2018 finals in the men’s division.

Held at the Football Federation Samoa fields, Tau Apia Maroons took the women’s division.

In the masters division Tau Tepatasi claimed victory with Tau Apia Maroons winning the open mix.

There was a special police game between New Zealand police and Samoa police in which the Samoan police won 5-3.

A player from the Tau Samoa Australia team, Michael Bureta spoke highly about the sport of tag and its benefits.

“Tag is a safe sport to play along with families and friends no matter their ages and sizes. 

“We are very pleased that Samoa has hosted this first ever international tournament. 

“I know that the sport is new in Samoa so it’s an opportunity to develop the sport throughout the country as well,” Michael said.

The two day tournament was organized by Samoa Tau Tag Incorporated.

20 teams competed including the Apia Maroons, Titans NRL, Samurai Samatau, Australia Samoa, Tau Warriors, Tau Avengers, Tau Cruisers,  Counties Manukau Auckland Allstars, New Zealand Police, Samoa Police, Samoa Commercial Bank, Volcano Vailele, Letava Bulldogs, Moamoa Roosters, Taula Eels, Supernaturals, Tau Shakerz, Tau Drifterz, Tau Tag City, Tau Marines competed in four different divisions of open men’s, open mix, open women’s, and masters.

 

Results: Women’s

1. Tau Apia Maroons

2. Tau Australia Samoa

3. Tau Samurai Samatau

 

Masters

Samoa Police and New Zealand Police post match.
Samoa Police and New Zealand Police post match.
Tau Apia Maroons Open Womens Winners with Former Manu Samoa Coach Fuimaono Titimaea Tafua.
Tau Apia Maroons Open Womens Winners with Former Manu Samoa Coach Fuimaono Titimaea Tafua.
Tau Apia Maroons Winners Masters Final with Patrick Fepuleai, SASNOC President.
Tau Apia Maroons Winners Masters Final with Patrick Fepuleai, SASNOC President.
Australia Samoa with New Zealand High Commissioner, HE Nick Hurley.
Australia Samoa with New Zealand High Commissioner, HE Nick Hurley.

1. Tau Tepatasi

2. Tau Flames

3. Tau Freezing Hot

 

Open Mix

1. Tau Apia Maroons 

2. Tau Cruisers

3. Tau Titans NRL

 

Open Men’s 

1. Tau Samoa Australia

2. Tau Samurai Samatau

3. Tau Samoa Police

 

Special Police Game between New Zealand and Samoan Police

1. Samoa Police 

  

© Samoa Observer 2016

Developed by Samoa Observer in Apia