Tawa keep clean sheet
Tawa kept their unbeaten record with a hardfought 14-10 win over Wellington at Hataitai Park in the Swindale Shield Wellington rugby competition on Saturday.
For Tawa, Jeremiah Fryer scored a try and James So’oialo kicked three penalties. Tawa led 11-3 at halftime.
Northern United went down 26-11 to Petone at the Petone Rec. Petone, who led 12-8 at halftime, scored four tries. Inoke Rasabale scored a try for Norths and Jackson Garden-Bachop kicked two penalties.
Paremata Plimmerton’s tough initiation into the top grade continued with a 41-22 defeat by Upper Hutt at Ngatitoa Domain.
Upper Hutt ran in six tries and led 29-5 at the interval.
Paremata Plimmerton fought back in the second spell. Matthew de Terte, 2, Tane McMillan-Parata and Jonathan Sabo scored tries for the hosts and Tainui Parata landed a conversion.