Photo gallery: Hautapu Sports in line to go into Premier Rugby finals as first seed

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Hautapu Sports have all but ensured a first-seed spot for the Waikato Premier Rugby finals series with an emphatic win against Hamilton Old Boys at Memorial Park.

The Premier A side beat Old Boys 41-5, after leading 24-0 at the break, to remain the only unbeaten side in the Premiership phase of the competition.

Hautapu lead the table but play third-placed Hamilton Marist in the last game of the series next Saturday.

Second-placed Te Awamutu can’t catch Hautapu as they’ve completed their four games.

The Development team lost 63-5 to Old Boys after trailing 21-5 at half-time.

Meanwhile, Hautapu Colts continued their winning way with a 31-5 victory against University at Memorial Park.

The Colts led 19-5 at half-time.

They stay in third place on their table.


Games played on Saturday June 24, 2023

Premier A

Hautapu Sports 41
Hamilton Old Boys 5

Premier B

Hautapu Sports 5
Hamilton Old Boys 63


Hautapu Sports 31
University 5

Photographer Matt Gould was on the sideline to capture some of the action against Te Awamutu.

Photo gallery

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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.


Games to be played on Saturday July 1, 2023

Premier A

Hamilton Marist v Hautapu Sports
Marist Park, Hamilton, 2.45pm

Premier B

Hamilton Marist v Hautapu Sports
Marist Park, Hamilton, 1pm


Hautapu Sports v Fraser Tech
Memorial Park, Cambridge, 1pm

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