Spirit Remain Unbeaten

Otago Spirit Defeat North Harbour

The Otago Spirit have remained unbeaten in the Farah Palmer Cup with a 90 – 0 victory over North Harbour at Forsyth Barr Stadium this afternoon.

After a fast start start by both sides, it was the Otago side that struck first and opened the scoring with two quick tries and continued the attack throughout the half going into halftime with a 45 – 0  lead.

Early second half tries and strong running by the Otago backs ensured the scoreboard kept ticking over in the second half. Otago ran out 90 – 0 winners to make it a perfect 4 from 4 from start to their Farah Palmer Cup Championship campaign.

The Spirits next match will be against Hawkes Bay on Saturday, 5th October.

Otago Spirit v North Harbour Hibiscus (29.09.19)
Trisha Hopcroft of the Otago Spirit dives over to score during the Farah Palmer Cup match between the Otago Spirit and North Harbour Hibiscus played at Forsyth Barr Stadium in Dunedin, on Sunday 29th September, 2019.

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Cheyenne Cunningham of the Otago Spirit during the Farah Palmer Cup match between the Otago Spirit and North Harbour Hibiscus played at Forsyth Barr Stadium in Dunedin, on Sunday 29th September, 2019.

Otago Spirit v North Harbour Hibiscus (29.09.19)
Hannah Stolba of the Otago Spirit during the Farah Palmer Cup match between the Otago Spirit and North Harbour Hibiscus played at Forsyth Barr Stadium in Dunedin, on Sunday 29th September, 2019.

Otago Spirit v North Harbour Hibiscus (29.09.19)
Teilah Ferguson of the Otago Spirit dives over to score during the Farah Palmer Cup match between the Otago Spirit and North Harbour Hibiscus played at Forsyth Barr Stadium in Dunedin, on Sunday 29th September, 2019.

Otago Spirit v North Harbour Hibiscus (29.09.19)
Meg Breen runs through a gap to score during the Farah Palmer Cup match between the Otago Spirit and North Harbour Hibiscus played at Forsyth Barr Stadium in Dunedin, on Sunday 29th September, 2019.

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Kilisitina Moata’ane of Otago breaks a tackle to score during the Farah Palmer Cup match between the Otago Spirit and North Harbour Hibiscus played at Forsyth Barr Stadium in Dunedin, on Sunday 29th September, 2019.

Otago Spirit v North Harbour Hibiscus (29.09.19)
Morgan Henderson of the Otgao Spirit following the Farah Palmer Cup match between the Otago Spirit and North Harbour Hibiscus played at Forsyth Barr Stadium in Dunedin, on Sunday 29th September, 2019.


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