Hinuera secure home win
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.