25 Aug 2013

BOP wins battle of the bays

5:34 pm on 25 August 2013

Bay of Plenty has beaten Hawke's Bay 24-20 in provincial rugby to claim bragging rights in a fixture known as the battle of the bays.

Bay of Plenty trailed for most of the match, but took the lead in Tauranga when Hawke's Bay's Zac Guildford was sin binned.

Bay of Plenty 24 Tupe, Ripia tries; Ripia 4 pen, con

Hawke's Bay 20 Veainu, West tries; West 2 pen, 2 con

HT: 10-3 Hawke's Bay