ROUND-UP: Semi-finals and a grand final ahead for Hautapu’s senior teams

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Hautapu Sports’ top two sides are through to the semi-finals of Waikato Rugby’s premier club competitions.

The Premier A side will go into a semi-final against University of Waikato as they strive to win back-to-back Waikato Breweries Shields.

If they beat University in the semi-final, they’ll play the winner of the semi-final between Hamilton Marist and Hamilton Old Boys.

Playing their last round-robin match, Hautapu’s Premier A side lost 31-17 to University.

Hautapu Sports’ Development side have made the semi-finals of the Rowe Cup Premiership for the first time since 2018.

They got to the last four with a 29-17 win against University.

Main photo: The Development side in semi-final action against University.

The Development side will face Hamilton Old Boys in their semi-final, with the winner meeting the victor of the second semi-final, between Otorohanga and Hamilton Marist.

The Hautapu Colts have reached the final of their competition for the third year in a row, and will host Hamilton Marist as they play for the Elliot Shield.

It’s the first time Hautapu Sports have hosted a Colts final since 2010.

In their semi-final, Hautapu trailed 13-12 at half-time against Hamilton Old Boys.

Defending their line till the 84th minute, the Colts were able to get the turnover to secure the win.

Photo gallery: Colts clinch home final after late win in semi-final >>>>

Important note

Fixture details for all three Hautapu teams have to be confirmed by Waikato Rugby. Watch our website for match details.


Games played on Saturday July 6, 2024

University of Waikato 31
Hautapu Sports 17

University of Waikato 17
Hautapu Sports 29

Hautapu Sports 22
Hamilton Old Boys 16

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