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Rapid Rail post easy win.

RAPID Rail scored a 23-run win over Indian Star 'B' in the African and Eastern Seven-a-Side Softball Cricket Tournament, being played at the Indian Club premises in Manama.

Rapid won the toss and decided to bat first. They scored 53 runs in their six overs for the loss of five wickets. Satabh top-scored with 25 runs off 17 balls. In reply, the Indian Star were all out for 30 runs in 5.1 overs.

In another match, Indian Club White beat Tulunad Friends by 13 runs. Tulunad won the toss and elected to field. The host side scored 47 runs in their six overs for the loss of five wickets. Sachin scored a fine knock of 34 runs off 20 balls with a six and a four. In reply, Tulunad were all out for 34 runs in 4.5 overs.

Meanwhile, the match between the Arcal Cricket Team and the Royals was postponed.

Today's schedule: 8.30pm, Gulf Air 'A' v Al Ghalia 'A'; 9.15pm, LIC Fortune Builder v Cancona Goans; 10pm Alpha Fire UK v Crick Crazy Troops.

Doha 'I' triumph

BAHRAIN'S first XV lost to Doha 'I' 20-30 in their Arabian Gulf Rugby Football Union (AGRFU) Premiership match, played in Qatar.

It was the first loss for Bahrain this AGRFU season, after opening with an 18-12 win over the Dubai Dragons at home in the Cup competition.

In other Premiership matches, the Dubai Dragons 'I' beat the Dubai Hurricanes 'I' 13-0, and the Dubai Exiles 'I' edged past the Abu Dhabi Harlequins 'I' 14-11.

Meanwhile, in the Emirates League, the Dubai Frogs beat the Sharjah Wanderers 24-12, the Dubai Exiles 'II' overcame the Abu Dhabi Harlequins 'II' 20-17, Dubai Hurricanes 'II' won against Dubai Dragons 'II' 12-7, and Al Ain trounced Arabian Pot Bellies 79-0.

BAA elections begin

THE Bahrain Athletics Association's (BAA) board elections got underway last Saturday.

BAA general secretary Abdulrahman Askar said the elections will continue for 10 days and the board members will be announced during the General Assembly meeting on October 19.

Askar said that the financial and administration reports will be reviewed in the upcoming meeting.

The BAA board consists of representatives of eight clubs - Al Ahli, Busaiteen, Al Hala, Al Shabab, Umm Al Hassam, Riffa, Muharraq and Bahrain Club.

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Date:Sep 23, 2008
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