Bula and welcome to TeivovoRugby.com “Breakafast Bites” – a wrap of Pasifika sports highlights this beautiful Tuesday morning 21 June 2022 coming to you from the 180th meridian in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, Fiji.
21-06-2022 – Breakfast Bites – Breakfast Bites – a TEIVOVO Rugby Podcast S01E13 #013
Bula and welcome to TeivovoRugby.com “Breakafast Bites” – a wrap of Pasifika sports highlights this beautiful Tuesday morning 21 June 2022 coming to you from the 180th meridian in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, Fiji.Culden Kamea
In rugby league – Nothing beats ORIGIN: The fifth official Ampol Women’s State of Origin kicks off on Friday night at GIO Stadium in Canberra at 7:45pm with the NSW Blue Jays looking to reclaim the shield against a Queensland side who have made it two straight wins.
Wallabies Coach Dave Rennie has urged Rugby Australia not to pull its teams out of Super Rugby Pacific in 2024. “They’ve got some of the best players in the world. You want to be playing the best players. That’s how we will get better and be challenged, so it’s important.”
“If Rugby Australia does decide to cut New Zealand Rugby adrift, what happens to the Fijian Drua in the Australian conference from 2024? NZ Rugby holds the licence for the Fijian Drua so it seems unlikely RA could hold on to that team,” Suff.com.
In Tax news – er football – Record four-time African Footballer of the Year, Cameroon star, Samuel Eto’o has struck a deal with Spanish prosecutors to avoid going to jail for tax fraud while he played for Barcelona from 2004 to 2009, a court in the city announced. Eto’o, 41, will pay a fine of €1.8Million.
As they say in Beijing, “Give unto Ceasar . . whatever!
England’s Matt Fitzpatrick – who previously won the US Amateur at the same golf course in Boston in 2013, claimed his first victory on the PGA Tour, hoisting the winner’s trophy at the US Open on Sunday, picking up this year’s record-setting US$3.15Million prize money thanks to the Saudi’s and there LIV golf series.
In BREAKING NEWS – Swimming’s world governing body FINA has voted to ban athletes who have gone through male puberty from racing in women’s events.
In addition, FINA will establish an open competition category for athletes “without regard to their sex, their legal gender, or their gender identity”.
So there you go boys and girls – it’s all on for one and all.
For TeivovoRugby.com – I’m Culden Kamea. Malo, vina’a and thank you!
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