Around The Grounds

Club Rugby

Kaikorai withstood a late rally from Dunedin at Kettle Park this afternoon to claim a 31 – 26 victory and remain at the top of the table with 3 wins from 4 games.

Dunedin wing Freedom Vahaakolo got his side over the tryline earlier with a run of around 50 metres through the Kaiorai defence to give Dunedin a 5 – 3 lead. They then extended the lead after a try to lock Jack Regan and a series of penalties. Closing in on halftime, Kaikorai got a try of their own through flanker Slade McDowall making the halftime score 16 – 10.

With Dunedin leading 16 – 10 at halftime, it was the Kaikorai side that made the second half their own with replacement hooker Mitch Pryde grabbing a double and second five George Thomas scoring underneath the posts to give a Kaikorai a 31 – 16 lead.

A late Dunedin try and a penalty brought them to within 5 points late in the match however Kaikorai claimed the win 31 – 26.

Around the grounds in other premier matches this afternoon, Taieri claimed both the Paul Sapsford Memorial and the Speight’s Challenge Shield with a 16 – 13 win Peter Johnson Park. At Montecillo, Harbour were victorious over Zingari Richmond 24 – 14 and went home to Port Chalmers with the W Scoles Memorial trophy. In the remaining match of the round, Alhambra Union defeated Green Island claiming a 23 – 16 win away from home at Miller Park.

In premier women’s competition, Alhambra Union defeated Green Island with a 72 – 5 victory at Miller Park while Pirates won by default over the Waitaki Wahine.

Results From Around The Grounds

Metro Premier Men
Alhambra Union defeated Green Island, 23 – 16
Kaikorai defeated Dunedin, 31 – 26
Harbour defeated Zingari Richmond, 24 – 14
Taieri defeated University, 16 – 13

Metro Premier Women
Pirates won by default over Waitaki Wahine
Alhambra Union defeated Green Island , 72 – 5

Metro Premier Development
Dunedin defeated Kaikorai 32 – 17

Metro Premier Colts
Dunedin Makos defeated Kaikorai Devils 32 – 17

Metro Championship Colts
Dunedin Bull Sharks and Kaikorai Cobras drew 19 all.

Central Premier
Arrowtown defeated Upper Clutha, 20 – 16
Wakatipu defeated Matakanui, 45 – 19
Cromwell Goats defeated Cromwell Cavaliers 76 – 17
Maniototo defeated Alexandra 38 – 14

Southern Premier
Clutha defeated Clinton, 62 – 10
West Taieri defeated Clutha Valley, 42 – 17
Heriot defeated Owaka, 40 – 10
Crescent defeated Toko 41 – 24

Premier Schools 1st XV
Mt Aspring 1st XV defeated John McGlashan 1st XV, 40 – 33
OBHS 2nd XV defeated Combined Co-Eds, 36 – 19
OBHS 1st XV defeated Dunstan 1st XV, 42 – 13
Wakatipu HS 1st XV defeated WBHS 1st XV, 32 – 10
St Kevins 1st XV defeated SOHS, 59 – 29

Dunedin Makos v Kaikorai Devils (25.07.20)The Makos on attack.

Dunedin Bulls v Kaikorai Cobras (25.07.20)The Cobras looking for support Dunedin Bulls v Kaikorai Cobras (25.07.20)The Bulls Sharks make a raid. Dunedin Bulls v Kaikorai Cobras (25.07.20)Meat pie for the Bull Sharks Dunedin Makos v Kaikorai Devils (25.07.20)The Devils on attack. Dunedin Makos v Kaikorai Devils (25.07.20)The Makos caught Dunedin Makos v Kaikorai Devils (25.07.20)The Devils regroup Dunedin Makos v Kaikorai Devils (25.07.20)Touchfinder Dunedin Premier Development  v Kaikorai Premier Development (25.07.20)On the counter attack. Dunedin Premier Development  v Kaikorai Premier Development (25.07.20)Looking on at scrumtime. Dunedin Premier Development  v Kaikorai Premier Development (25.07.20)Hitting the channel. Dunedin Premier Development  v Kaikorai Premier Development (25.07.20)Kaikorai strike back. Dunedin v Kaikorai (25.07.20)Sam Jones Dunedin v Kaikorai (25.07.20)Huma Toma Dunedin v Kaikorai (25.07.20)Mitch Pryde Meat Pie No 1 Dunedin v Kaikorai (25.07.20)Mitch Pryde Meat Pie No 2 Dunedin v Kaikorai (25.07.20)From the base.

Please note all galleries from today’s matches will be updated tomorrow afternoon from 1pm.


From The Archives – 2016
Old Boys v Athletic Marist (30.04.16) From the 2016 North Otago competition. Old Boys and Athletic Marist, Saturday 30th April 2016.

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