Asia Pacific Dragons host South China Tigers
The Global Rapid Rugby (GRR) rolls into Singapore as the Asia Pacific Dragons (ADP) host their first game of the Asian Showcase Series 2019 against the HK based South China Tigers (SCT). Last week the two teams battled it out in Hong Kong with the SCT winning 29-19.
In the build-up to the match this week, the ADP hosted a workshop with youths from Centaur Rugby Club in Singapore with former South African World Cup winning coach, Jake White as a special guest.
Asia Pacific Dragons are looking to secure their 1st win after losses to the Western Force and South China Tigers.
The teams will play today, Sunday 28th April at 3:10 PM Singapore time, from the Queenstown Stadium. Kids under 14 years of age can attend the game for free.
The game can be live streamed from the GRR website.
Asia Pacific Dragons team
Starting XV: 1.Haamea AHIO, 2.Sekonaia POLE, 3.Ropate RINAKAMA, 4.Louis Johannes CONRADIE, 5.Joketani KOROI, 6.Michael MCKEE, 7.Fotu LOKOTUI, 8.Nili LATU, 9.Rowan GOUWS, 10.Latiume FOSITA, 11.Mitchell SCOTT, 12.Stacey ILI(c), 13.Asaeli TIKOIROTUMA, 14.Junior LALOIFI, 15.Kali HALA
Reserves: 16.Michael LEA, 17.Taniela KOROI, 18.Latu TALAKAI, 19.Naulia DAWAI, 20.Irwin FINAU, 21.Kurt HAMMER 22.Sireli BOBO, 23.Zac HARRISON JONES
South China Tigers team
Starting XV: 1.Benjamin HIGGINS, 2.Dayne JANS, 3.Tau KOLOMATANGI, 4.Fin FIELD, 5.Craig LODGE, 6.James SAWYER, 7.Josh DOWSING, 8.Josh HRSTICH, 9.Liam SLATEM(c), 10.Glyn HUGHES, 11.Samisoni NASAGAVESI, 12.Matthew ROSSLEE, 13.Lewis WARNER, 14.Conor HARTLEY, 15.Nathan DE THIERRY
Reserves: 16.Alexander POST, 17.Adam FULLGRABE, 18.Faizal SOLOMONA PENESA, 19.Kyle SULLIVAN, 20.Luke VAN DER SMIT, 21.Bryn PHILLIPS, 22.Ben AXTEN-BURRETT, 23..Jack NEVILLE
Match officials ADP vs South China Tigers
Referee: Richard KELLY, AR1: Matthew RODDEN, AR2: Charlie BROWN, TMO: Aaron LITTLEWOOD