Saints alive – drop goal a winner
A last-minute drop goal secured a 23-22 victory for the Marist Saints against the Papakura Sea Eagles in club rugby league’s Fox Memorial qualification series on Saturday.
The Eagles led 22-6 at one stage, before the Saints fought back to tie up the game with several late tries, followed by the winning goal.
Meanwhile the Mt Albert Lions continued their dominant form, thrashing the Bay Roskill Vikings 64-4.
The Richmond Bull- dogs suffered a 24-8 defeat at the hands of the Mangere East Hawks, while the Ponsonby Ponies lost 56-16 to the Otahuhu Leopards.
On Saturday Mt Albert face Northcote at Fowlds Park, while Marist tackle Mangere East at Mur- ray Halberg Park.
Ponsonby host Glenora at Victoria Park, Richmond take on Howick at Grey Lynn Park and Bay Roskill lock horns with Papakura at Blockhouse Bay Reserve.
All matches start at 2.30pm.