Team List Auckland Vulcans v Windsor Wolves

Spence

Sgt. Pepper
Mar 31, 2012
1,230
Auckland, New Zealand
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Auckland Vulcans v Windsor Wolves
Saturday May 12, 1pm
Mt Smart #2

Vulcans
1.Glen Fisiiahi
2.Leni Sulusi
3.Rusty Bristow
17.Krisnan Inu
5.Willie Peace
6.Willie Stowers
7.Pita Godinet
8.Steve Rapira
9.Tevita Latu
10.Suaia Matagi
11.Agnatius Paasi
12.Sam Lousi
13.Manu Mau

14.Trent Bishop
15.Sebastine Ikahihifo
16.Daniel Palavi
18.Herman Retzlaff

From Vulcans Facebook page

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Great to see Steve Rapira back! That forward pack is beastly.
 

Sup42

Warriors 1st Grader
May 7, 2012
18,862
Steve Rapira is playing prop too.

I would like to see him get a shot in Ta'ai's place tbh. Having both Rapira brothers in the top side at the same time might inspire some special footie between them.
 

fanrrior

1st Grade Fringe
Apr 10, 2012
2,379
christchurch
Steve Rapira is playing prop too.

I would like to see him get a shot in Ta'ai's place tbh. Having both Rapira brothers in the top side at the same time might inspire some special footie between them.
I agree. I also think that Steve will bring some different skills into thegame that frankly, Ta'ai doesn't have
 
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Spence

Sgt. Pepper
Mar 31, 2012
1,230
Auckland, New Zealand
I'm definitely going to be heading out - it should be a cracker. I'm most looking forward to seeing that huge Vulcans pack go to battle. I'm a huge fan of Steve's, I think he has the best tackling technique at the Warriors.
 
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bringmethehorizon

1st Grade Fringe
May 8, 2012
472
North Shore
It's disappointing they haven't made this game a triple header on the main field and broadcast it all on sky. I love those days!

I may be wrong, but didn't the vulcans play saturday afternoon last weekend aswell? Surely all the equipment needed would all be there ready.

Good to see Steve back. Can't wait to see him get a chance in the top side!

Does anyone know if Ikahihifo has been back long? I recall him being injured at some point
 
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Mixmasterreece

Heritage Member
Apr 10, 2012
278
Steve Rapira is playing prop too.

I would like to see him get a shot in Ta'ai's place tbh. Having both Rapira brothers in the top side at the same time might inspire some special footie between them.

Im not sure if that's going to happen. As it currently stands, it seems more likely that Ukuma will be at the club in 2013, than Rapira. So with that in mind, it'll take some serious injuries before Rapira gets back in the team. As I view it, he's probably behind Ukuma, Sam Louisi, Ikahihifo & Palavi.
 

Lord Gnome of Howick MBE

Warriors 1st Grader
Apr 30, 2012
7,789
It's disappointing they haven't made this game a triple header on the main field and broadcast it all on sky. I love those days!

I may be wrong, but didn't the vulcans play saturday afternoon last weekend aswell? Surely all the equipment needed would all be there ready.

Good to see Steve back. Can't wait to see him get a chance in the top side!

Does anyone know if Ikahihifo has been back long? I recall him being injured at some point

Yeah, I lurve the tripple header Saturdays too - so much beer and league!
 

Gee

1st Grade Fringe
May 3, 2012
271
It's disappointing they haven't made this game a triple header on the main field and broadcast it all on sky. I love those days!

I may be wrong, but didn't the vulcans play saturday afternoon last weekend aswell? Surely all the equipment needed would all be there ready.
I asked Someone at Warriors HQ about the timing of the Vulcans game last weekend, they said it was so the visiting team could catch a flight back that evening. I would assume the same would apply this week.
 

Fazz

1st Grade Fringe
Apr 12, 2012
4,648
Hamilton, New Zealand
Im not sure if that's going to happen. As it currently stands, it seems more likely that Ukuma will be at the club in 2013, than Rapira. So with that in mind, it'll take some serious injuries before Rapira gets back in the team. As I view it, he's probably behind Ukuma, Sam Louisi, Ikahihifo & Palavi.

Gutted. Not that I blame Rapira. He's barely managed a game in first grade since coming back for one reason or another.
 

krs_64

Waterboy
May 7, 2012
69
I asked Someone at Warriors HQ about the timing of the Vulcans game last weekend, they said it was so the visiting team could catch a flight back that evening. I would assume the same would apply this week.

Oh really ? I guess that's understandable. I always thought at the very least they could've pushed the game time to start at 3 on field two and never mind the broadcasting. It'll allow those heading to the game to catch the 3 games back to back. Oh well not to be..

I wish I could head to this game but club footy is in the way. Jennings vs Inu would've been worth the drive.
 

Est95

1st Grade Fringe
May 11, 2012
472
Auckland
Do you guys think Jennings deserved to be dropped? I know he's a bit overated and hasnt been playing the greatest but tbh no one at the panthers has. Dont know why hes the scape goat. Anyway should be a good clash, hopefully the Vulcans come out on top!
 

Fazz

1st Grade Fringe
Apr 12, 2012
4,648
Hamilton, New Zealand
He's been acting like a tool off the field apparently. Getting on the piss when told not to, walking off the pitch during training with "Injuries"

Ivan doing the right thing. You can't let that shit go.
 

fanrrior

1st Grade Fringe
Apr 10, 2012
2,379
christchurch
He's been acting like a tool off the field apparently. Getting on the piss when told not to, walking off the pitch during training with "Injuries"

Ivan doing the right thing. You can't let that shit go.
Ivan will make them a better club, hopefully on the field as well as off the field. I feel sorry for Ivan. Injures haven't been nice to the panthers and they weren't exactly a great squad to begin with. Now they even have salary cap issues!

I think Ivan will eventually make them a 6-12 ranking squad if Gould sticks with him long enough...
 

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