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Tag Buffaloos champions of the Copper 88 HKTag Super League

The final stretch of the Copper 88 HKTag Super League was extremely competitive. Here is an overview of the last games and results:

Pool Stages

In Pool A Mayer Brown beat a young Hashtags side 8-6 in a very close game to finish second, while the Tag Buffaloos went unbeaten all the way to the finals with a 14-1 against Wayfoong (HSBC) to top the group. In Pool B Wan Chai Warriors beat fellow newcomers Speight’s HK 13-5 to take second place, and Valley negotiated a difficult tie against second place Gai Wu with a 13-7 victory that put them on a hotly anticipated collision course against the Buffaloos in the Cup Final.

Pool A Played Won Drawn Lost For Against +/- Diff Points
1 Buffaloos 3 3 0 0 37 11 26 6
2 Mayer Brown JSM 3 2 0 1 18 22 -4 4
3 Hashtags # 3 1 0 2 25 25 0 2
4 Wayfoong 3 0 0 3 11 33 -22 0
Pool B
1 Valley 3 3 0 0 39 13 26 6
2 Gai Wu 3 2 0 1 26 25 1 4
3 Wan Chai Warriors 3 1 0 2 21 23 -2 2
4 Speight’s HK 3 0 0 3 15 40 -25 0

 

Finals

The 26th of August was a spectacle as all 8 teams played their best tag rugby in four exciting games. The Bowl Final was a tight game: Speight’s HK had their chance to shine with a victory over Wayfoong (4-3). Mayer Brown, argubily the most improved team in the competition caused a major upset to Gai Wu in the Plate Final with a 11-7 final score. Other tight game was the one between Wan Chai Warriors and the Hashtags #, where the latests won only by one point 8-7.

The finals culminated with an extremely tight game between the two favorites, Buffaloos and Valley, the most experienced teams of the competition. Buffaloos, going one better than last year, won the game 13-11, with Gus Spence as MVP.

26 August 19:30-20:15 Wayfoong (HSBC) 3 v 4 Speight’s HK Bowl Final
26 August 19:30-20:15 Mayer Brown JSM 11 v 7 Gai Wu Plate Final
26 August 20:15-21:00 Hashtags # 8 v 7 Wan Chai Warriors Shield Final
26 August 20:15-21:00 Tag Buffaloos 13 v 11 Valley Cup Final

Thanks to all players, volunteers and partners who made this season’s Copper 88 HKTag Super League bigger, better and more exciting than ever! See you next year!

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