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Semi Final Otago University v Alhambra Union (12.06.21)The Pirates squad celebrates winning the Dunedin Premier Women’s Final between Pirates and Otago University played at Hancock Park in Dunedin

Pirates have won the Dunedin Premier Women’s Final beating Otago University 29 to 26 in a thrilling match played at Hancock Park in Dunedin this afternoon

In a match that swung back and forth from the first whistle to the last, Pirates and Otago University produced what can only be described as a classic final. In the first half, both sides matched each other try for try until Otago University scored near the end of the half and took a 19 to 14 halftime lead. In the second with the scores once again locked up, it was Otago University lock Julia Gorinski who gave her side a 26 to 19 lead with 15 minutes remaining.

With less than 10 minutes to go in the match, Pirates pulled 5 points back with a try through their backs, ensuring the scores were close, right until the end. Then, with time up Pirates turn the ball over from a Otago University exit play for first five Victoria Subritzky-Nafatali to score the winning try.

Results From Around The Grounds
Metro Premier Women Finals
Pirates defeated Otago University – 29 to 26

Metro Premier Men
Kaikorai drew with Southern – 20 all
Green Island defeated Dunedin – 42 to 24
Taieri defeated Zingari Richmond – 49 to 0
Alhambra Union defeated Harbour – 20 to 12
Otago University Bye

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