Malo and welcome to Season 4 Episode 9of Breakfast Bites, by TeivovoSports.com – a wrap of Pasifika Peoples sports on this bright and sunny Monday morning 09 January 2023, coming to you from paradise on the 180th meridian in the middle of the Pacific Ocean!
Malo and welcome to Season 4 Episode 09 of Breakfast Bites, by TeivovoSports.com – a wrap of Pasifika Peoples sports on this bright and sunny Monday morning 09 January 2023, coming to you from paradise on the 180th meridian in the middle of the Pacific Ocean!
And we start with boxing – Gervonta “Tank” Davis rocked Hector Luis Garcia with a solid left at the end of Round 8, prompting the underdog to retire on his stool before the ninth round yesterday afternoon in Washington DC.
With the TKO win, Davis (28-0, 26 KOs) sets up a 15 April super fight against Ryan Garcia in Las Vegas.
In rugby league – “I have already contacted Kev to apologise and I’d like to extend that to his family and the whole Broncos Club for this unwarranted attention over some silly comments from me,” Broncos teen star, Selwyn Cobbo doing a major backflip on criticism that Kevin Walters wasn’t really a good Coach.
OUCH but we already know that mate!
Meanwhile, Dolphins Head Coach, Wayne Bennett predicts the first matchup between the two Brisbane Clubs – the “Battle of Brisbane” scheduled for Round 4 at Suncorp will be like the Manchester Derby from the English Premier League, potentially on par with some of the biggest sports rivalries in the world.
In football – holders Liverpool were held to a 2-2 home draw by Wolverhampton Wanderers in a breathless FA Cup third-round tie at Anfield on Saturday, after Newcastle United were dumped out by third-tier Sheffield Wednesday.
Tottenham Hotspur, Leicester City, West Ham United, Southampton and Man U all scraped through to the next round.
In rugby union – and the Rugby World Cup in France stumbles from one scandal to another!
This time, former France enforcer and blindside superstar, Sebastien Chabal denied any wrongdoing obtaining more than one hundred tickets for this year’s Rugby World Cup in France all for himself.
Le Parisien newspaper said the Cave Man as he was affectionately known by fans, who is one of the competition’s official Ambassadors, had been able to buy the tickets despite rules limiting members of the organising staff to eight per person.
“Yes, I benefited from a privileged access to buy more tickets than it is possible to do for one person, because of my status as an ambassador for France 2023,” Chabal, 45, said in a statement to AFP.
“I did not get any free tickets or preferential prices. And no, I have no intention of making profits on these tickets.
Yeah right monsieur! Trust me, no one’s going to argue with him – he’s built like a Samoan!
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