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Island Biker Cup 2006


2006 Champions
L to R: Julian Alvarez, Ronnie Panzarini, Emiliano and Katie Achaval
& Nicholas K. "Thunder Corbat On Susie.

Sunday, April 30th. 2006. Makawao, Maui, Hawaii.
2 teams competed in the 10th annual Island Biker Cup at the Manduke Baldwin Arena Polo Field.
Sponsor of the day and player Bob Nooney has made his annual cup a successful event. The Polo fans come from far to watch the polo action and sample his now world famous "Island Biker Chili" at the party after the games.
                                                                                The Teams:

Island Biker
Kaimi Konaihele
Bob Nooney
Knox Weymouth

Racetrack
Ronnie Panzarini
Julian Alvarez
Emiliano Achaval

Island Biker come out very strong in the first chukker. Vice-president of the club, Scott McKay had umpiring duties for the afternoon. As he threw the ball in Island biker quickly added a few goals.
Racetrack number 2 player, Ronnie Panzarini was playing his first game of the year, also his first game with his Racetrack teammates. It took him a few chukker's  to adjust himself to his new partners. Meanwhile Island Biker Finished the first chukker at 3 to 1.
The second chukker was fast paced , Knox Weymouth played an excellent chukker. With great help from his teammates Island Biker finished ahead by 3, 6 to 3 as the bell announced the end of the first half of the day.
Once again horse power proved to be definitive in the second half.
Racetrack moved Achaval to the number 1, to try to hold their most effective player , Knox Weymouth in the number 3 position.
Panzarini regained his arena polo bearings, playing good teamwork. At the end of the chukker, the game was tied at 7.
The 4th and final chukker was all racetrack. They completed dominated the field, on offense and defense.
When the bell sounded, the score was 14 to 7 in favor of Racetrack.
A big Mahalo goes out to Bob Nooney for sponsoring a great fun day at Maui Polo Club. We are already looking forward to next years Island Biker Cup and the delicious "secret recipe" Island Biker Chili!

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