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Fil-Aussies pack down for a place in Philippine team
Vol. 2 No. 8 | May 2012 | www.kalatas.com.au
Alumni Warriors & Philippine Warriors combined team- photo courtesy of Cobi De Leon DON’T MAKE ME LAUGH cartoon by Jaime K Pimentel GOLF
Kalayaan Cup tees off in June
Golfers will ride shotgun for the 17th Philippine Airlines Kalayaan Cup tournament at Macquarie Links International Golf Links, Liverpool, on Monday, June 11.
PNRL training Cabrama a Leagues April 14 - Photo by Darryl Obrien rugby competition.
Rugby league play- ers with Filipino herit- age in Australia went into regular training in April with hopes of representing the Philippines at an inter- national match against Thailand in October this year.
Philippine National Rugby League assistant coach Mark de Ubago put 15 players to work at the Cabramatta Leagues Club sportsground.
The first training session started on the same day that the first game of Rugby League 9s was being played at the Maritime Academy of Asia and the Pacific (MAAP) at Kamaya Point, Mariveles, Bataan. MAAP graduates known as Alumni Warriors and cadets known as the Philippine Warriors hit it off in the local
Earlier here in Australia, PNRL head coach Clayton Watane and de Ubago watched current PNRL internationals Rez Phillips and Steven Bernstrom play for their respective clubs in the Queensland Cup competition in Brisbane and were pleased with their performances. Andrew Everingham scored eight tries in just five games in the National Rugby League (NRL) competition for South Sydney, holding the record for most tries scored by a debutant in his first couple of games. Matt Srama and Kevin Gordon playing well for the Gold Coast, Gordon scoring two tries to-date.
The PNRL was formed in November 2011. In a short period, the fledgling Philippines National Rugby League team has already won a Bowl Trophy at the Cabramatta International 9s.
The LBC-sponsored Cup, organised by FilOz Social Golf Club, is being held in conjunction with celebrations of the 114th anniversary of Philippine independence on June 12.
Format of play will be ‘individual stableford’ with four handicap divisions: division A for players with a handicap 0-12, division B for with a handicap 13-18, division C for with a handicap 19-25, and division C with a handicap 26-30/45.
Chief organiser Ric de Vera said individual stableford will be based on achAGU/Social handicap declared, verifiable and maximum of 30 for men and 45 for women ladies. In a tie, a countback will apply to (1) the last nine holes, (2) the last six holes, and (3) the last three holes.
For details, contact Mr de Vera on mob 0414 790 880, joe Elizondo on 0407 193 971, Bernie balagatas on 0404 272 237, or Carlos Perez on 0403 326 201.
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