Asegarce have announced an extension to the contract of Ruben Beloki, which will keep him in the employ of the Bilbao based company until March 2012. Beloki, who is 35 and hails from Burlada, played his first match as part of the Asegarce family in 1993 and has gone on to win the Manomanista Championship on four occasions.
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Friday 19th March, Eibar
22:25 (CET) CABRERIZO v ONGAY
23:35 (CET) BERASALUZE VIII – BARRIOLA v ARITZ LASA – MENDIZABAL II
Tonight’s doubles match is Abel Barriola’s second encounter since returning from serious injury last Friday. He has stated that he will use this game to decide whether or not to play in the Manomanista Championship. All eyes will be on his match fitness.
Saturday 20th March, Pamplona
17:55 (CET) MARTINEZ DE IRUJO – BEROIZ v XALA – ZUBIETA Pairs Semi Final
The first of this weekend’s two pairs semi finals is a dead rubber. Xala and Zubieta are already in the final and early favourites Martinez de Irujo and Beroiz are already out. Still, watch for fireworks as the arch competitor Irujo seeks redemption.
Sunday 21st March, Logrono
17:05 (CET) BERASALUZE IX – MERINO v IDOATE – GONI III
18:15 (CET) TITIN III – PASCUAL v GONZALEZ – LASKURAIN Pairs Semi Final
Adarraga hosts the must see match of the weekend. A place in the final is at stake in this winner takes all contest between two form pairs who will fight tooth and nail to preserve their place in the competition, and to take on Xala and Zubieta for the prize on Easter Sunday.
To watch, visit: https://www.eitb.eus/television/etb-sat
Adarraga is the place to be this weekend
Image from: Manista