Hamilton City Tigers prepare for Grand Final

By Rahia Timutimu
  • Waikato/Bay of Plenty

The Hamilton City Tigers have been undefeated all season, winning all their matches to reach and host the WaiCoa Bay League final.

Their opponent this weekend are the Pacific Sharks, from Tokoroa.

The Tigers are known as a formidable opponent, they've made the Waikato League finals for e few years, but won't take the Sharks lightly.

Seasoned player and long-time member of the Hamilton City Tigers, Eruera Keepa says, "We know they'll come out good. They've got big forwards, its going to be a big battle this weekend."

His homeside are fortunate to have a home game with the support of locals when they play at Resthills Park at 3pm.

"We know this ground, we familiar with our surroundings, this is our home turf. We don't want to be beaten at home." says Keepa.

Information on tomorrow's finals

Saturday 13th August at Resthills Park in Hamilton

11.00am Mangakino Hawks v Taneatua - Field 2
On field presentations to follow

1.00pm Central Lions v Pacific Sharks - Field 1
On field presentations to follow

3.00pm Hamilton City Tigers v Pacific Sharks - Field 1
On field presentations to follow