Ten teams vie for title in Savaii Nines

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Front L-R: Tavui Mike Lemisio (TOA GAS Rep), Tagaloa Faafouina Sua (R.L.S. President) and Gabrielle Apelu (N.R.L. Rep.)  Back L-R : Tuisavalalo Fritz Tuavii (R.L.S. Secretary), Matautia Fineaso (R.L.S.)

Front L-R: Tavui Mike Lemisio (TOA GAS Rep), Tagaloa Faafouina Sua (R.L.S. President) and Gabrielle Apelu (N.R.L. Rep.) Back L-R : Tuisavalalo Fritz Tuavii (R.L.S. Secretary), Matautia Fineaso (R.L.S.)

Ten  Teams from Salafai will compete in the first ever Rugby League 9s one-day Tournament this Saturday. 

The tournament is the first of it’s kind in Savaii and is proudly sponsored by “TOA GAS”.  

The official Program is scheduled to start at 8.30am at Prince Edward Fields – Iva where Toa Gas Director, Leatigaga Peni, R.L.S. President, Tagaloa Faafouina, together with Miss Samoa Ariana Taufao will launch the Tournament and TOA GAS in Savaii. Associate Sponsors includes S.S.A.B, Matniuel, WT Media and all local partners.  

Team prizes to be won are sponsored by TOA gas and S.S.A.B! The winner will take $1,000 plus other consolation prizes.

 

TEAMS

1. Puapua

2. Saipipi

3. Faga

4. Sapapalii

5. Lalomalava

6. Iva white Lions (2teams)

7. Salelologa

8. Salailua

9. Taga

 

The N.R.L. is partnering with the Netball Back to School Program that will also be held in Savaii at Don Bosco.  A gesture to recognise harmonisation amongst sports and the importance of female participation in any life sphere. 

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