Best start to season for ET in the premier rank
It’s many years since East Tamaki has been unbeaten after two rounds in the Auckland club rugby premier grade, and they’re riding high after their second victory last Saturday.
East Tamaki 30 (G Crichton 2, L Faaui, W Silipa tries, T Iosua 2 con, T Iosua 2 pen) beat Marist 17.
Pakuranga United is also undefeated after two rounds, after scoring 43 (M Dickison 2, S Ofoa, W Faiane, S Shearer, G Emosi, R Van Der Pol tries, R Van Der Pol, W Faiane 3 con) to Otahuhu’s 7 away at Sturges Park.
This Saturday, East Tamaki face tougher competition away to University at Colin Maiden Park, while Pakuranga cross the Tamaki River to take on Marist at the War Memorial Ground, Dunkirk Rd. Both matches kick off at 2.45pm.
Meanwhile, the Howick Hornets had a close 20-18 away win over Glenora Bears in the SAS Fox Memorial club rugby league premiership last Saturday, and take on Richmond Bulldogs at home at Paparoa Park this Saturday, 2.30pm.
In football’s Lotto NRFL second division, Fencibles continue on their winning way and are top of the league after seven rounds, beating Mangere Utd 5-2 last Saturday and Papakura City 4-0 on Anzac Day.
They tackle Albany Utd at home at William Green Domain tomorrow at 5pm.
Constable Merv Hotter would like to see parents make sure their children are attending school if suspecting their young ones are wagging.
The Paparoa Park faithful will be out for Howick v Richmond tomorrow.