Santa’s Flag Rugby Fest draws more than 100

First photo: Brasil Ruiz of the Wai-luku Big Green carries the ball against Kihei during a Santa’s Flag Rugby Fest under-10 match Friday at Keopuolani Park in Kahului. The event – which continued Saturday in Kihei and had more than 100 participants, ages 3 to 19, playing more than 20 matches – served as a lead-in to the Maui Rugby season, scheduled for Jan. 31 to May 23. Teams practice Monday, Tuesday and Thursday afternoons and play Saturday mornings. For more information, call Jack Breen at 344-7191. Second photo: Xavier Aloiauverano of Wailuku is pursued by Atu Falekaono of Kihei during an under-14 match.