Breakfast Bites

11-09-2022 Breakfast Bites Podcast S02E73 #TeivovoSports #TeivovoDigital #TeivovoRugby #TeivovoLeague




Malo  and welcome to Episode 73 of Breakfast Bites by – a  wrap of Pasifika peoples sports on this sunny Sunday morning 10  September 2022 – coming to you from paradise on the 180th meridian in  the middle of the Pacific Ocean.

In rugby – what a relief, the stadium at the RWC7s on Day Two in Cape Town was half decent.

RWC7s  Championship QFs today: W Australia 35 – 5 England, M New Zealand 12-5  Argentina, W New Zealand 28-0 Ireland, M France 5-14 Australia, W  Fijiana 14-19 France, M Fiji 21-10 Samoa, W USA 10-7 Canada, M South  Africa 14-24 Ireland.

Champs SFs at 10.07pm Monday.

Fiji  versus Australia and New Zealand against Ireland and in the Womens comp  Australia versus New Zealand and France against USA.

In the Bowl QFs Tonga beat the Jamaican reggae band 17-0 but lost their Bowl semifinal against Germany 17-12.

In rugby league – the  Canberra Raiders continued their stunning recent run at AAMI Park,  upsetting the Melbourne Storm 20-28 last night to storm into the second  week of the NRL finals. With the win, the Raiders became the first team  to win five straight games against the Storm in Melbourne.

Cowboys blockbuster, Jason Taumalolo scored in the 80th minute plus the conversion leveled it at 30-30 Sharks. Neither team scored in extra time so they headed into golden point where a 40-metre field goal from the Ice Man, Valentine Holmes sealed the win for the Cowboys 32-30.

In football – the  English Premier League, Championship and Leagues have all been  postponed, as well as the start of the new Women’s Super League season,  due to the passing of Queen Elizabeth II, with the country now in a  state of national mourning. The funeral is on Monday 19 September 2022.

In boxing – in  a crazy 48 hours, the original UFC279 main event in Las Vegas was  scrapped after Khamzat Chimaev weighed in over the Welterweight limit  and the new UFC279 main card will see Nate Diaz vs Tony Ferguson,  Khamzat Chimaev vs Kevin Holland, and Li Jingliang vs Daniel Rodriguez.

In tennis – US  Open Tennis Mens No. 3 seed Carlos Alcaraz plays in a one-of-a-kind US  Open final on Sunday against No. 5-seed Casper Ruud from from Norway.

This  is the first Grand Slam final between two players eyeing both a first  major championship and the ATP’s No. 1 World Tennis ranking.

For – I’m Culden Kamea, Mahalo, vina’a and thank you!

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