Taula Mana in 57-10 demolition of Legends U20

By Vaelei Von Dincklage 20 June 2021, 10:30AM

Taula Mana has demolished Taula Legends U20 in a one-sided affair at the Apia Park Stadium on Saturday, running out 57–10 victors in the Taula All Star Tournament. 

Mana scored three tries in succession in the first ten minutes of the match with two successful conversions by Troy Rimoni building the foundation for victory. 

Their rivals Legends were only able to secure a successful penalty conversion by Roger Tualaulelei with the scoreboard between the two teams showing Taula Mana 19 and Taula Legends 3.

But Mana were keen to get on with the job and scored another two tries and together with one successful conversion saw them go up 31–3.

Just before the halftime break, Legends were able to get a try on the board with a success conversion seeing them cut Mana's lead to 31–10. 

Coming back into the second half, the Mana team continued to dominate the match, and they secured four more tries to seal their win over Legends.

Two of the tries by Mana were scored by Meleniuma Afatia and Henry Lautaimi and together with the successful conversions left the scoreboards at 57–10 in favour of Mana.

The Legends were given another chance to add an additional three points to their score when a penalty was awarded to them for a high tackle made by Mana player. Unfortunately, it was unsuccessful with the scores 57–10 in Mana's favour.

The 2021 Taula All Star Tournament officially kicked off on 29 May 2021 with eight teams participating: Taula Mana, Taula Legends, Taula Force and Taula United.

The Taula All Stars Rugby Championships 2021 major sponsor is Taula and associate sponsors includes Lakapi Samoa, JP’s Fitness, Samoa Shipping Services, Federal Pacific and TV1 Samoa.


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By Vaelei Von Dincklage 20 June 2021, 10:30AM

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