McKinley Hill Stadium in Taguig City was the hosts for the opening Philippines National Rugby League Nines tournament last Sunday.
In what officially kicked off the third domestic season in the South-East Asian nation, four teams from three clubs descended on Fort Bonifacio in Manila for the round-robin tournament.
Participants for the opening round were the North Luzon Hunters, the Manila Storm and the Cavite State University Crusaders, who return to Rugby League after a break in 2017.
The Hunters A team dominated the day with two wins and a draw.
North Luzon Hunters A 6 drew with Cavite State University Crusaders 6
Manila Storm 6 drew with North Luzon Hunters B 6
Cavite State University Crusaders 18 defeated Manila Storm 0
North Luzon Hunters A 18 defeated North Luzon Hunters B 6
North Luzon Hunters A 24 defeated Manila Storm 0