The Flamingos faced the Royal Logistics Corps in the final and managed to clinch the victory by 20-17 to claim the Aki 10s title.
After a nailbiting final @RAFAkrotiri Flamingos win this year’s #Akrotiri 10s rugby Cup narrowly beating Royal Logistic Corps by 20pts to 17 @StnCdrAkrotiri @RHQ_The_RLC @RAFRugbyUnion @ForcesNews @ForcesRadioCY @ForcesRadioBFBS pic.twitter.com/wqwzShEpHw
— Simon Newton (@reporternewton) May 24, 2019
For the Plate, the Aki 10s runner’s up trophy, the Army Medical Services (AMS) beat the 4th Regiment Royal Artillery 16-10 in the final, to win the trophy for another year.
What a first season with @SerpentRugby Merit 2 Champions ✅ Aki 10s Plate Winners ✅ and more importantly a great bunch of lads on and off the field. Excited for more in the future pic.twitter.com/brCxu9QDep
— Sam Bourke (@sambourke15) May 25, 2019
The Dhekelia Poachers claimed the Shield, the third-in-line trophy, after beating the RAF Movers 17-10.
Well done 2 R ANGLIAN “The Poachers” who were crowned this year’s Aki 10s Shield Winners last night #rugby #sport #career @Aki_Rugby_Tens @bfcyprus @armyrugbyunion @InfantryRugby @ForcesRadioCY pic.twitter.com/eu4MOtUycp
— The Royal Anglian Regiment (@RAnglians) May 25, 2019
Teams from the British Army and RAF were among the 13 sides who competed at this year’s ‘Aki 10s’ rugby tournament.