League Nines promises day of action

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SEVENS ACTION: Action from the Marist Sevens last week. The action returns to Lotopa today with the Rugby League Nines.

SEVENS ACTION: Action from the Marist Sevens last week. The action returns to Lotopa today with the Rugby League Nines.

Following the success of the Marist Sevens last week, the Club’s Rugby League tournament today will hope to emulate rugby’s example.

The Marist Rugby League Nines tournament will finally take place this morning after it was postponed due to Cyclone Gita.

The tournament will be held at the Apia Concrete Products Sports Complex in Lotopa.

A total of 12 teams have been confirmed.

Host Marist Saints is in Pool A with Matniuel Lions and Vaimoso Giants. Letava Bulldogs are in Pool B with Southeast Savai’i and Marist Eagles from American Samoa.

Faleula Scorpions leads Pool C with Apia Barracudas and Moamoa Rooster.

Vaitele West Tigers is in Pool D with Falelauniu Titans and Lefaga Warriors.

Gates open at 9:00am with the first match between Marist Saints and Matniuel Lions at 10am.

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