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Athens champion! 22-18

Athens completed their fourth successive Greek club championship with a 22-18 win over Attica Springboks at Glyka Nera on Saturday.
In a tight game both sides played attractive, expansive rugby, sharing seven tries between them.
Athens edged the first half, taking a 10-8 lead following tries from right wing Giorgos Synetos and makeshift centre Filippos Sotiriadis.
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The final will be played at Glyka Nera on March 28, kick-off 3pm

Reigning champions Athens will face Attica Springboks in the final of the Greek club championship after both sides won their respective semi-finals at the weekend.
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Now personally, as a old Springboks, I would rather enjoy seeing my buddies champion this season. I also have lots of owl friends but to [...]

Semi Finals

Attica Springboks 27 – 0 Thessaloniki Lions
Athens 31 – 3 Iraklis 3

Attica Springboks booked their place in the final of this year’s championship with a hard-earned 27-0 win over Thessaloniki Lions on Saturday.
Greece international fly-half Alexandros Gounaris provided the spark with three tries, the others coming from Korean centre Jineuk Yi and veteran French wing [...]

Semi Finals!

March 21 – Attica Springboks v Thessaloniki Lions (Glyka Nera)
March 22 – Athens v Iraklis (Zirinio)

Final – March 29 – venue to be confirmed
Athens are in the hunt for a fourth successive championship after their 31-10 defeat of Attica Springboks in the final round 7 of the league.
Athens struggled to break down Springboks and held [...]

forgotten review… sorry

After numerous problems before Christmas, Rodos Colossi finally showed their talents with an impressive 53-15 victory at previously unbeaten Thessaloniki Lions.
Destroyer-in-chief for the Colossi was Georgian full-back Gio Puckorius who ran up a personal total of 26 points with two tries, five conversions and two penalties, as well as having a hand in two more [...]