Arrowtown push through
Arrowtown retained the White Horse Cup in a hotly contested gripper of a game on home soil against the Wakatipu Premiers at the weekend.
The unbeaten Arrowtown side - with 15 wins on the results’ table - won 13-8 and went into halftime with a 7-3 lead.
With one round robin game left this Saturday against Maniototo before the finals, the squad are hoping to dominate the season’s results table but the Central Otago side always puts up a tough fight.
Arrowtown coach Drew Carmody said the team was up against a solid Wakatipu side and ready for the home game against Maniototo on Saturday.
‘‘It’s just with our team at the moment. It’s the camaraderie. We’ve an awesome bunch of guys. It’s that that’s carrying us through on defence. It was a good game.
‘‘Wakatipu played really well. They created probably more opportunities than us. On another day they probably would have won it but they made a few too many errors.’’
Wakatipu conceded penalties and lost possession in the first half and were up against a concerted Arrowtown defence.
‘‘Maniototo are going to be really tough. With the White
Go: Arrowtown’s Kelly Henderson breaks through the defence.
Disappointed: Wakatipu player Cole Pewhairangi reacts after losing to Arrowtown.