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Five A-Side Competition off to Promising Start

A mixture of both non-experienced and experienced teams displayed plenty of action and fun on the first day of 5-a-side matches.
In the women’s division, back to defend their 2015 winning title was team Tupapa who came fired-up to win their first match of round one with a whopping score of 9 nil to DJ Gas Sores. With numbers and experience on their side, Tupapa’s outstanding field of play shone throughout the whole match.
On field four it was Matavera who put in a trying effort to prevent Hawwt Dangs from scoring big. Both teams produced enough numbers to play the field but it was the sheer determination from team Hawwt Dangs which saw them win the game at full time with 2 goals to nil. Nik Minit walked home with a default win after team Tic Taks failed to produce enough numbers for a side.
In the men’s division it was the match between Rima’s Takeaway and SOGIMA that stole the show on the evening. The game was fast and physical making it a pleasure to watch, however, it was Rima’s Takeaway who came prepared for their first opponents in the round robin tournament. Both sides displaying high physicality and fitness on the playing field it was the short struggle getting back into the season which loss SOGIMA their first game of the competition. On the other hand, persistence played a bigger part in the win for their opponents who sealed the deal with a 3-2 score line. Other matches produced exciting results as well with more action to be expected at today’s next round of games.
Results from Women’s division:
Field One Nik Minit 3 v Tic Taks 0
Field Three Tupapa 9 vs DJ Gas Sores 0
Field Four Hawwt Dangs 2 vs Matavera 0
Results from Men’s division:
Field One Wantoks 5 vs Pushchair Boys 1
Field Two Rima’s Takeaway 3 vs SOGIMA 2
Field Three Titikaveka 5 vs Happy Feet 3
Field Four Snow Gas 3 vs Raptorz 0
Field Five Virgin Ave 8 vs Wonders 3

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