Malo and welcome to Season 3 Episode 36 of Breakfast Bites, by TeivovoSports.com – a wrap of Pasifika Peoples sports on this sunny Wednesday morning 7 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 38 of Breakfast Bites, by TeivovoSports.com – a wrap of Pasifika Peoples sports on this balmy Monday morning 07 November 2022, coming to you from paradise on the 180th meridian in the middle of the Pacific Ocean!
In rugby union – Australia beat Fiji in a cracker upset to win their first Hong Kong 7s title in 34 years, while for the double Olympic and reigning world champions, it was their first loss in the Mother of all rugby 7s tournaments in over five years. France won third place beating Samoa.
And then there were two: defending champions and hosts the New Zealand Black Ferns will play England, who are on a wild winning streak of some 35-odd games, in the Women’s Rugby World Cup final at Eden Park next Saturday. France will play Canada for bronze.
Dashing Wing, Emiliano Boffelli scored 25 points as Argentina beat England 30-29 to claim their first win at Twickenham since 2006 and end a 10-game losing streak against the team they face in their opening game at the Rugby World Cup 2023.
In rugby league – BREAKING NEWS: Toa Samoa has just beaten Mate Ma’a Tonga 18-20 in a gripping Rugby League World Cup quarterfinal in front of a spellbound crowd of 12,674 in Warrington to set up their first semifinal – a re-match with England in London next Saturday. Australia play New Zealand.
In football – a 63rd-minute toe-poke on the goal line by Brazilian defender Gabriel is all it took to earn Arsenal a 1-0 victory over Chelsea at Stamford Bridge overnight and lift them back to the top of the English Premier League.
Meanwhile, Unai Emery enjoyed a dream start to life in the Aston Villa dugout as they walloped Man U 1-3.
Brought in as Steven Gerrard’s successor, former Arsenal boss Emery masterminded Villa’s first Premier League win against the Red Devils at Villa Park since August 1995.
In boxing – undefeated Dmitry Bivol put on a boxing clinic to defend his WBA Light-heavyweight World title and claim a unanimous decision for win 22 against a game but over-matched Gilberto ‘Zurdo’ Ramirez who was unbeaten after 44 fights until last night.
Bivol was back in the ring for his first fight since defeating pound-for-pound king Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez.
In cricket – Sri Lankan Twenty20 cricket star, Danushka Gunathilaka, currently in Australia for the ICC T20 World Cup is today behind bars, facing charges that he allegedly raped a Sydney woman four times in a two-hour period after the pair met on Tinder.
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