PREVIEW: Memorial Park to host three senior rugby matches in week 3 of season

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Week 3 of Waikato Rugby’s senior club season gets underway with three of Hautapu Sports’ teams playing at Memorial Park.

Only the club’s women’s team travel for their game, heading to Waitakaruru for their 1pm Women’s Championship game against the Hauraki Diamonds.

The Premier A team continue their campaign for back-to-back Breweries Shields with a 2.45pm match against University of Waikato.

The Development sides meet in the 1pm fixture.

Hautapu Colts play bottom-placed Fraser Tech in their match, also at 1pm.

Fixtures and squads

Games to be played on Saturday April 20, 2024

Hautapu Sports v University of Waikato
Memorial Park, Cambridge, 2.45pm

1 Raharuhi Palmer
2 Nicholas Jeffcoat
3 Tahere Reha
4 Joel Hazelton
5 Dylan Eti
6 Jonty Short (captain)
7 David Morris
8 Senita Lauaki
9 Rui Farrant
10 Anam Farrant
11 Waisake Salabiau
12 Jason Thomasen
13 Jese Ravunacagi
14 Quentin Hill
15 Amos Faaloa


16 Archie Falconer
17 Levi Hazelton
18 Ollie Shergold
19 Henry Brown
20 Luke Kerr
21 Santiago Charles
22 Dean Christensen

Hautapu Sports v University of Waikato
Memorial Park, Cambridge, 1pm

Squad to come

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

1 Robert Prescott
2 Beau Wallis
3 Api Nabou
4 Mitch Hills
5 Rohan Mellis
6 Jeroslav Tamala
7 Jacob Carmichael (captain)
8 Hame Ma’u Hinkes
9 Te Taiwhanga
10 Matt Christenson
11 Morgan Baker
12 Preston Schuh
13 Tom Munns
14 Lewis Imrie
15 Taine Moeke


16 D. Haiosi
17 D. Aho
18 J. Singh
19 T. Molia
20 J. Tamala
21 L. Mccarthy
22 S. Veart

Hauraki Diamonds v Hautapu Sports
Hauraki North, Waitakaruru, 1pm

1 Emma Taylor
2 Nikki Harpur
3 Lisa Eparaima
4 Campbell Smith
5 Dellaney Anderson-Mahu
6 Madi Hunt
7 Sophie Flintoff
8 Laura Gilchrist
9 Olivia Haycock
10 Hayley Church (captain)
11 Inge Wilbers
12 Anna Gallaher
13 Riley O’Dwyer
14 Carly McCabe
15 Keelah Bodle


16 A. Hunter
17 N. Crossley
18 Emily Brunton
19 T.H. Mulvey-Griggs

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