Saints hit top in league 9s challenge

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The National – Wednesday, February 2, 2011

COMPETITION pacesetters Rabtrans Royal Saints continued their top form when they belted Rabweb Steelers 30-0 in a one-sided affair at the Kalabond Oval on Saturday when the Niugini Islands Agmark rugby league nines entered round five and six.
The win puts them in a clear lead on 12 points.
Early leaders and last year’s runners-up, Hardware Hammerheads went down to Spirit of Rabaul Warriors 22-16 but saved face after winning their round six match against Paveks Butterflies 10-0.
They are on six points while last year’s premiers NBC Paveks Wanderers, who are now called Boroko Motors Wanderers are on nine points.
Three other teams – SOR Warriors, Internal Motors Brothers and RYSA Hunters  – are also on nine points followed by Locksmith Tigers, Telikom Access and CBS Tabaula Eels on seven with Hammerheads on six points.
The NGIP Agmark Cup which will now become an annual event has attracted 18 teams for this year.
Meanwhile, a club delegates meeting will be held tomorrow at the Talina.
All clubs representatives are urged to attend the meeting.