Ponsonby’s five tries hard work
Reigning Auckland club rugby champs Ponsonby had their work cut out for them against a determined Te Papapa-Mt Wellington side on Saturday.
Ponsonby eventually came away with the win 34-12, scoring five tries to two at Hamlin Park.
But Te Papapa-Mt Wellington were competitive in the first half, restricting Ponsonby to 12-5 at the break.
Grammar Carlton were taken to the limit by Teachers Eastern coming away with a 38-29 win at Cornwall Park.
And Papatoetoe outclassed Eden-Roskill Eagles 31-5 at Fearon Park.
On Saturday Ponsonby face Pakuranga at Western Springs, Grammar Carlton clash with University at Colin Maiden Park, Te PapapaMt Wellington visit Otahuhu at Sturges Park and EdenRoskill play Teachers Eastern at Orakei Domain.
All games start at 2.45pm.