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Youth Olympic Games sevens team The New Zealand sevens team for the Youth Olympic Games assembles to depart to Argentina in Auckland tomorrow. The New Zealand Youth Olympic Games Sevens team is; Player - School - Provincial Union Arorangi Tauranga - Hamilton Girls High School - Waikato Azalleyah Maaka - Gisborne Girls High School -
Apart from two loan players, Poverty Bay coaches Mana Otai and Dwayne Russell have gone for an all-local squad for Saturday’s first-round Heartland Championship rugby clash against Wairarapa Bush at Rugby Park. Former Tasman Makos tighthead prop Andrew Petelo and former Manawatu Turbos second five-eighth Mapa Tuipulotu are the loan players. Former
A capable Hawke’s Bay Saracens team avenged their 32-31 loss to Poverty Bay in 2017 by beating the Bay 62-12, outscoring them 10 tries to two at Tremain Field in Napier on Saturday. Second five-eighth Anthony Karauria scored for Poverty Bay in the 35th minute, first-five Kelvin Smith converting. The Saracens were
Tomorrow's 2.30pm clash between Poverty Bay and the Hawke's Bay Saracens is an important game: the last before the Bay plays Wairarapa-Bush here in the Heartland Championship season opener on August 25. Horowhenua-Kapiti beat Poverty Bay 37-14 last weekend but talented first-five Andrew Tauatevalu and tough reserve No.8 Callum MacDonald proved
They have a point to prove. The Mana Otai-coached Poverty Bay lost 78-0 to Taranaki in the Ranfurly Shield Challenge last Saturday but tomorrow's 2.30pm clash with Horowhenua-Kapiti in Napier is a different proposition. Tremain Field, in the Napier suburb of Pirimai, is a firmer track than Shield venue Tikorangi Domain. Showers