Hin­uera se­cure home win

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there was not a touch judge in sight.

Hin­uera made hard work of scor­ing points. Nigel Ross Cold, bleak con­di­tions hit pounced upon an in­ter­cept to Weal­lean’s Park when score be­side the posts for Hin­uera hosted Piron­gia. Benji Ole­sen to con­vert, 7-nil

The Bs had done the busiHin­uera. ness with an en­ter­pris­ing disHe later kicked a penalty play win­ning 31-14. Now it for the hosts to lead 10-nil at was the A’s turn. half time. Would this be a big

Their game be­gan in enough lead? bizarre cir­cum­stances with a Piri­onga at­tacked strongly Hin­uera player, ball in hand af­ter the break with four but out on the side­line, be­ing 5-me­tre scrums in suc­ces­sion. al­lowed to carry on be­cause Even­tu­ally they scored a try to re­duce the mar­gin, 10-5 Hin­uera.

The fail­ure to se­cure the ball from there own li­ne­outs proved costly to the hosts.

Piron­gia drew level with a sec­ond try and could have hit the front with a penalty from close range. This swung wide.

Ross made a de­ter­mined rush then fi­nally in murky con­di­tions Ole­sen slot­ted a penalty from close range.

Hadliegh May, Nigel Ross joint play­ers of the day. This week, home to Taupiri.

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