Top bets are on track at the Nines

Saturday January 05, 2019 Written by Published in League

Defending champions Queensland Kukis remain one of the top bets in the Cook Islands Rugby League Nines tournament.


The side made a superb start on day one yesterday at the BCI Stadium, winning all their matches.

Tupapa Panthers and Arorangi Bears also maintained a clean slate after marching into day two today undefeated.

Eight teams turned up yesterday with exception of Ngatangiia Matavera Sea Eagles II who pulled out in the 11th hour.

Gates open at 10am today and games start at 11.20am



Queensland Kukis 34 Ngatangiia Sea Eagles 1 14, Arorangi Bears 21 Avatiu Eels 12, Tupapa Panthers (WBD) Ngatangiia Sea Eagles 2,  Nga/Mat Sea Eagles 1 21 Aitutaki Sharks 18, Avatiu Eels 21 Miyaki All Stars 20, Titikaveka Bulldogs (WBD) Nga/Mat Sea Eagles 2, Aitutaki Sharks 4 Queensland Kukis 22, Miyaki All Stars 21 Arorangi Bears 24, Titikaveka Bulldogs 10 Tupapa Panthers 28, Queensland Kukis-Nga/Mat Sea Eagles 2, Arorangi Bears 36 Nga/Mat Sea Eagles 1 25, Panthers 54 Sharks 18


11.30am Tupapa Panthers-Miyaki All Stars, 12.00pm Queensland Kukis-Avatiu Eels, 12.25pm Arorangi Bears-Titikaveka Bulldogs, 12.50pm Aitutaki Sharks-Miyaki All Stars, 1.15pm Nga/Mat Sea Eagles -Avatiu Eels, 1.40pm Nga/Mat Sea Eagles 1- Titikaveka Bulldogs, 2.05pm Junior League; Pool & Ranking Qualification - Teams Ranked 1 To 8 (Top 4 playoff round, winners progressing directly to finals. Losers playing for 3rd and 4th placing). Game resumes at 2.30pm.

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