Malo and welcome to Episode 77 of Breakfast Bites by TeivovoSports.com – a wrap of Pasifika peoples sports on this beautiful bright and sunny Thursday morning 15 September 2022 – coming to you from paradise on the 180th meridian in the middle of the Pacific Ocean.
In rugby – Rugby Japan is requesting that they join the current Super Rugby Pacific competition of New Zealand and Australian teams, plus the Fijian Drua and Moana Pasifika, with the top two Japanese Clubs from 2023, to expand the pay-per-view TV audience.
In rugby league – last week’s 18th Man, Michael Chee Kam, comes into the South Sydney side to take on the Sharks on Saturday night at Allianz Stadium in place of Thomas Burgess after he received a two-game suspension for his high shot on James Tedesco. The Rabbitohs are otherwise unchanged.
No one touches James Tedesco Thomas – you should know that?
With a round to play in the NRL Women’s regular season, the Roosters, the Knights and the Dragons are all guaranteed to play past this weekend, but they could still finish in any order, with the bottom three clubs all with a mathematical chance of taking the fourth finals playoff spot.
Parramatta Eels Head Coach, Brad Arthur has named the same 17 that went down to Penrith to deal to the Raiders on Friday night at CommBank Stadium. All eyes will be on Mitchell Moses for the next 24 hours after he suffered a head knock against the Panthers but is confident he’ll be cleared.
In football – Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp has slapped down the American billionaire owner of Chelsea, Todd Boehly’s suggestion of an EPL All-Star game pitting North vs South.
Meanwhile, the Champions League key results: Man City 3-2 Borussia Dortmund, Real Madrid 1-1 Leipzig, PSG 5-0 M. Haifa and Chelsea 1-1 Salzburg.
Only in America – the worlds of boxing and pro wrestling crossed over when ‘Iron’ Mike Tyson was spotted outside of a Cannabis Conference in Chicago lighting up a marijuana joint with ‘The Nature Boy’ Ric Flair. The pair became partners in ‘Tyson 2.0’ cannabis business earlier this year.
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