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Wednesday, March 26, 2008

Tenaru School scoops inter-secondary school rugby tournament

By Gina Maka'a, Honiara

A two-day rugby inter-secondary tournament for schools in Honiara has been described as successful.

The games attracted various schools in Honiara, but only two teams were able make it to the final.

Panatina field where the games took place was packed with students cheering on teams vying for the first prize.

The final match was between King George VI and Tenaru schools which saw the latter coming out as the champion.

Rugby Development Officer Nick Hatigeva said that the Easter rugby tournament is expected to be held annually once approved by the Rugby Federation Development Office.

"This is to promote rugby to schools in Solomon Islands," Mr. Hatigeva said.

For the senior division, the first price is $800 dollars, second prize $600, third prize $400 and the fourth prize will be $300.

For the junior division, first prize will be $700, second prize $500, third prize $300 and fourth prize $200.

Source: Solomon Times

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