Malo and welcome to Season 4 Episode 24 of Breakfast Bites, by TeivovoSports.com – a wrap of Pasifika Peoples sports on this beautiful bright and sunny Tuesday morning 24 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 24 of Breakfast Bites, by TeivovoSports.com – a wrap of Pasifika Peoples sports on this beautiful bright and sunny Wednesday morning 25 January 2023, coming to you from paradise on the 180th meridian in the middle of the Pacific Ocean!
In rugby – Fiji Men are the defending champions of the Sydney 7s which starts on Friday. They are in pool D with France, Tonga and Japan and currently sit 8th on the HSBC World Rugby 7s Series table with 50 points.
The pressure is building for Ben Gollings and the boys, with fans at home getting restless for some Fiji magic.
Tonga is in a tough Pool, where they will be hard pressed to win a game against Fiji, France and Japan, all regulars on the HSBC 7s Series.
In netball – Australia will meet New Zealand in tomorrow’s Quad Series final, after sealing a “scrappy” 65-48 win over tournament hosts, South Africa in their last pool game yesterday.
While the win came with relative ease, concern remains for star Australian shooter, Sophie Garbin who was monstered in a “Springbok-like” hit in the third quarter.
In football – the hype around Arsenal has ramped up after their thrilling last gasp 3-2 win over Man U at Emirates Stadium yesterday, a contest like in their battles past.
Meanwhile,Kylian Mbappe is the first PSG player to score five goals in a game as the Ligue 1 giants crushed a 6th-tier amateur team 7-0 in the French Cup yesterday.
In rugby league – former Panthers and Rabbitohs star, Josh Mansour who is without a contract for 2023 and still looking for a Club, was approached by the New South Wales governing Liberal Party to run in the upcoming state election in the seat of Kogarah, against Labor Party opposition leader Chris Minns.
In Sportsbiz – Forbes Top 3 USA’s richest sports owners: 1 LA Clippers owner, Steve Ballmer for the eighth consecutive year with a net worth estimated at US$83Billion, 2 Rob Walton US$56.7B owner of the Denver Broncos, 3 David Tepperat US$18.5B owns the Carolina Panthers and Charlotte FC.
In boxing – former WBO World Heavyweight Champion, Joseph Parker is back in the winner’s circle after a unanimous decision (96-93, 97-92, 97-93) points win over tough Brit Jack Massey.
The Kiwi-Samoan was in full control of all 10 rounds of the fight, in what was Massey’s debut at heavyweight, having moved up from cruiserweight.
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