The Tupapa Maraerenga Panthers have put on a dominant display in last weekend’s Cook Islands Premier League fixture at Nukupure Park, defeating the Ngatangiia-Matavera Sea Eagles 84 – 8.
The defending Premiers were no match to the inform Panthers, who also won the respective Reserve Grade, Under 14s and Under 12s matches at the venue. Only the Sea Eagles Under 19s recorded a win, defeating the Panthers 22 – 14.
In the other Premier League match played on the weekend, the Avatiu Nikao Eels defeated the Arorangi Bears 34 – 24 at Raemaru Park, whilst in the Women’s League, the Titikaveka Bulldogs continued their undefeated start to the season, defeating the Tupapa Panthers 14 – 8.
Women’s Premier League:
Titikaveka Bulldogs 14 – 8 Tupapa Panthers
Men’s Premier League:
Tupapa Maraerenga Panthers 84 – 8 Ngatangiia-Matavera Sea Eagles
Avatiu Nikao Eels 34 – 24 Arorangi Bears
Men’s Reserve Grade:
Tupapa Maraerenga Panthers d. Ngatangiia-Matavera Sea Eagles
Arorangi Bears 28 – 20 Avatiu Nikao Eels