Hautapu Colts win Centenary Cup with 20-10 win against Leamington

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Hautapu Sports are the inaugural winners of the Centenary Cup, a trophy to be contested the club’s Colts and their counterparts from local rivals Leamington.

Hautapu won the first staging of the event 20-10 at Memorial Park in a match that extends the Colts winning streak to eight matches and keeps them as co-leaders of their competition with unbeaten Hamilton Marist.

Main photo: Hautapu Colts celebrate winning the Centenary Cup.

The Centenary Cup was donated by the Cambridge Rugby Referees Association to mark their 100th year celebrations.

Meanwhile, Hautapua’s Premier A side beat bottom-placed Morrinsville 85-5.

The club’s Development team narrowly lost their Premier B fixture, losing 21-24 at Morrinsville.


Games played on Saturday May 27, 2023

Premier A

Morrinsville 5
Hautapu Sports 85

Premier B

Morrinsville 24
Hautapu Sports 21


Hautapu Sports 20
Leamington 10

Photographer Matt Gould was on the sideline to capture some of the action at Morrinsville.

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Our thanks to Matt Gould of True You Photography for supplying us with matchday photography. See his work at Instagram @trueyou_photography.


Game to be played on Saturday June 3, 2023


Rugby United (Thames Valley) v Hautapu Sports
Centennial Park, Paeroa, 1pm

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