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Club Rugby

University scored 29 unanswered points against Green Island this afternoon at Logan Park to claim their second win of the season.

The Green Island side started strongly and made the most of having the wind at their back to build an early lead against the students. Looking for their first win of the season, the Green Island side made the most of their opportunities to take an 18 to 3 lead.

A series of penalties late in the first half put the University side deep in the Green Island half before the student forward pack drove over the line to score. Leading 18 to 8 at halftime. The second half started with the University side playing the game at pace and moved the ball wide to space at every opportunity. After taking the lead, then extending it to 27 to 18, the margin increased when University hooker Rick Jackson scored extend the lead out to 32 – 18. Green Island scored a late try to left wing Michael Manson, before the final whistle came, giving University a 32 – 23 victory.

Around the grounds in other Premier matches this afternoon, Taieri claimed the Henderson Memorial and the Speight’s Challenge Shield with a 21 – 20 victory over Harbour at Watson Park. Alhambra Union defeated Southern 24 – 12 at the North Ground while Kaikorai defeated Zingari Richmond to win the Tom Watkins Memorial at Bishopscourt 41 – 0.

In Premier Women’s competition, Pirates ran out 29 to 7 winners over Alhambra Union at Opoho while at Logan Park and University defeated Green Island 99 – 10.

P.S. Both galleries from today’s matches will be updated tomorrow.

Results From Around The Grounds

Metro Premier Men
Alhambra defeated Southern, 24 – 12
Kaikorai defeated Zingari Richmond, 41 – 0
Taieri defeated Harbour, 21 – 20
University defeated Green Island, 32 – 23

Metro Premier Women
University defeated Green Island, 99 – 10
Pirates defeated Alhambra Union, 29 – 7

Metro Premier Development
University defeated Southern, 50 – 12
Green Island defeated Taieri, 29 – 8

Central Premier
Arrowtown defeated Alexandra, 31 – 5
Cromwell Goats defeated Matakanui, 34 – 7
Upper Clutha defeated Cromwell Cavaliers, 44 – 7
Wakatipu defeated Maniototo, 30 – 23

Southern Premier
West Taieri defeated Toko 56 – 17
Clutha Valley defeated Clutha 15 – 12
Heriot defeated Clinton 57 – 5
Crescent defeated Owaka 22 – 15

Premier Schools 1st XV
Wakatipu 1st XV defeated South Otago HS 1st XV, 20 – 19
St Kevins 1st XV defeated Combined Co Ed, 59 – 17
Otago Boy’s 2nd XV defeated Waitaki Boys 1st XV, 24 – 20
Dunstan HS 1st XV defeated Mount Aspiring College, 25- 21
King’s HS 1st XV defeated John McGlashan College, 31 – 7
Otago Boy’s 1st XV drew with Southland Boys 1st XV, 19 – 19

Alhambra Union Crazy Horses v Pirates Wahine (18.07.20)Teilah Ferguson of Alhambra Union runs onto a pass during the Dunedin Premier Women’s club rugby match between the Alhambra Union this afternoon. Pirates defeated Alhambra Union 29 to 7

University v Green Island (18.07.20)University hooker Ricky Jackson draws a defender before throwing a pass to support during the Dunedin Premier club rugby match against Green Island this afternoon. University v Green Island (18.07.20)Matthew McCutcheon of Green Island playing his 100th Premier game this afternoon against University at Logan Park. University v Green Island (18.07.20)Jermaine Pepe of University makes a run for the tryline during the Dunedin Premier club rugby match against Green Island this afternoon. Alhambra Union Crazy Horses v Pirates Wahine (18.07.20)Fuki Baker of Alhambra Union eyes a gap while returning a kick during the Dunedin Premier Women’s club rugby match against Pirates this afternoon. Alhambra Union Crazy Horses v Pirates Wahine (18.07.20)Pirates and Alhambra Union set a scrum during the Dunedin Premier Women’s club rugby match this afternoon at Opoho Alhambra Union Crazy Horses v Pirates Wahine (18.07.20)Alhambra Union players celebrate Teilah Ferguson’s try against Pirates this afternoon. University Wahine v Green Island Wahine (18.07.20)Green Island players in good spirits at halftime against University this afternoon. University Wahine v Green Island Wahine (18.07.20)The University backs moving the ball to space this afternoon against Green Island. University Wahine v Green Island Wahine (18.07.20)Tegan Hollows looking for support against Green Island this afternoon. University Wahine v Green Island Wahine (18.07.20)Instructions from the sideline for the Green Island side against University this afternoon. University v Green Island (18.07.20)The Green Island faithful.
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