Wins in the final round have seen the Marist Saints and the Matniuel Lions finish top of their respective pools at the conclusion of the Rugby League Samoa Men’s National Club Championship regular season.
The 2021 season featured ten clubs split across two pools with each team playing each other once before the Finals. In Pool A, the Marist Saints edged the Apia Barracudas and Vaitele West Tigers for top spot on just for and against, with all three clubs finishing with three wins and one loss. In Pool B, the Matniuel Lions completed the regular season undefeated, whilst the Letava Bulldogs finished second.
These top four sides will now face off in the Cup Semi Finals, whilst the Vaitele West Tigers will be joined by the AOG Storm, Malie Sharks and Lepea Village in the Plate Semi Finals.
The Rugby League Samoa Semi Finals will take place on Saturday, October 2, before the competition Grand Final on October 16.
Marist Saints WBD – LBD Falelauniu Titans
Taufusi Eels 16 – 44 Lepea Villagers
Malie Sharks 14 – 34 Vaitele West Tigers
AOG Stomers 6 – 22 Matniuel Lions
Cup Semi Finals:
Marist Saints (1st – Pool A) v Letava Bulldogs (2nd – Pool B)
Matniuel Lions (1st – Pool B) v Apia Barracudas (2nd – Pool A)
Plate Semi Finals:
AOG Storm (3rd – Pool B) v Malie Sharks (4th – Pool A)
West Tigers (3rd – Pool A) v Lepea Village (4th – Pool B)