Malo and welcome to Season 3 Episode 35 of Breakfast Bites, by TeivovoSports.com – a wrap of Pasifika Peoples sports on this sunny Wednesday morning 6 November 2022, coming to you from paradise on the 180th meridian in the middle of the Pacific Ocean!
Malo and welcome to Season 3 Episode 37 of Breakfast Bites, by TeivovoSports.com – a wrap of Pasifika Peoples sports on a slightly overcast Sunday morning 06 November 2022, coming to you from paradise on the 180th meridian in the middle of the Pacific Ocean!
In rugby union – the Cathay Pacific/HSBC Hong Kong 7s Quarter-finals from 3.25pm today: Samoa vs Argentina, Fiji vs South Africa, Ireland vs Australia and France vs USA.
Double Olympic champions Fiji is aiming for a sixth straight title in Hong Kong with wins over Japan 59-12, Spain 35-21 and the USA 24-0.
Samoa was simply outstanding in Hong Kong with wins over New Zealand 24-0, Australia 22-17 and Hong Kong 31-15 to top a tough Pool A.
The All Blacks 7s losses to Samoa and Australia in pool play see them miss out on a place in the Hong Kong 7s Cup quarter-finals for the first time in history and they will now contest the ninth to 16th placed classification games today.
Jordie Barrett, Aaron Smith and Codie Taylor all scored two tries each for the All Blacks 55-23 Wales in their Test at the Principality Stadium in Cardiff this morning. The outstanding Ardie Savea and replacement hooker Samisoni Taukei’aho got the others.
Also this morning, Scotland 28-15 Fiji.
England booked their place in the Women’s Rugby World Cup final with a nail-biting 26-19 win over Canada at Eden Park yesterday. They will face defending champions New Zealand in the final next Saturday after they stole a 25-24 thriller from France.
In rugby league – the NZ Kiwis have just stolen the win against the Fiji Bati at the RLWC quarter final 24-18 after Fiji led until the 70th minute. It is the end of the road for Fiji Bati warriors Korbin Sims and Kevin Naiqama who were outstanding alongside big forwards – Joe Kamikamica, Dan Sadrugu, Bill Kikau and Sunia Turuva at fullback.
The Papua New Guinea Kumuls magical run at this Rugby League World Cup has come to an end after they suffered a 46-6 loss in the quarter-finals early this morning to tournament hosts England at the DW Stadium in Wigan this morning.
In boxing – rugby legend Sonny Bill Williams suffered a stunning fourth round knockout loss – the first defeat of his professional boxing career, at the hands of former UFC fighter, Mark Hunt in the early hours of Saturday morning at the Aware Super Theatre in Sydney.
Only in the USA – despite longtime WWE CEO and Chairman
Vince McMahon retiring following multiple allegations of sexual harassment, infidelity and millions of dollars paid out in hush-money settlements, WWE still posted a record US$305Million in revenue in Quarter 3 2022, a 19% increase on last year – most of that surplus was from broadcast fees paid by big media companies, like nothing happened.
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