Malo and welcome to Episode 58 of Breakfast Bites by TeivovoSports.com – a wrap of Pasifika peoples sports on this bright and sticky Saturday morning 27 August 2022 – coming to you from the 180th meridian in the middle of the Pacific Ocean.
And we start with our world famous rugby tips tonight: South Africa to Beyonce the Wallabies in Adelaide, the All Blacks to Maddona Argentina in Christchurch and don’t forget the LA7s starts at 4.20am tomorrow morning with South Africa vs USA, All Blacks 7s vs Canada at 4.42am, Fiji vs Wales at 6.10am and Australia vs Japan at 7.04AM.
Fiji’s other LA7s pool games on Sunday against France at 9.31am, church at 10am and Fiji vs Ireland at 1.05pm.
The Cup QFs starts 5.13am Monday, Cup SFs at 9.09am and the LA7s Cup Final at 12.28pm.
In rugby league – The race for NRL Premiership glory is well and truly heating up with just two rounds of the regular season remaining. Penrith clinched the minor premiership title last week with their win over the Rabbitohs and were presented with the JJ Giltinan Shield by NRL CEO Andrew Abdo after they walloped the NZ Warriors last night.
In boxing – George Foreman, one of the greatest Heavyweight boxers of his generation, has been accused of sexual abuse and rape in new court filings that date back to the height of his popularity in the 1970s.
Two women behind the accusations put forth official filings this week in Los Angeles County Superior Court.
A special law in California that went into effect in 2020, extends the statute of limitations so that victims of childhood sexual abuse, can file civil lawsuits decades later like in this case.
In football – English Premier League football Clubs are splashing the cash BIG time in the current transfer window, according to a report by Deloitte.
They have spent £1.5Billion already, more than in any previous transfer window, with a week still to go until the 1 September transfer deadline.
The number of transfer deals has reached 135, on track to overtake last season’s record 148, with the number of signings costing £30Million or more already at 14 compared to eight last year.
Liverpool’s £67M signing of Darwin Nunez and Manchester United’s purchase of Brazilian star, Casemiro from Real Madrid for £70M are the most expensive of the transfer window so far.
Our world famous tips for the Women’s NRL Round 2 this weekend – the Sydney Roosters to bamboozle the Broncos at Suncorp Stadium, the Newcastle Knights to scooby dooby doo the Gold Coast Titans and the Saint Georgina Dragons to monkeypox the Eels!
For TeivovoSports.com – I’m Culden Kamea, Mahalo, vina’a and thank you!
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