Hawkes Bay 54 (K.Mudzamba 3, A. Hamilton 2, K. Wotherspoon, R.Sciascia
tries, penalty try, A. Papenfus 7 con)
Marlborough 20 (B.Clarke, R.Finch, D.Hamilton tries, R Finch pen,con)
Zimbabwe wing Karl Mudzamba scored three tries as Hawkes Bay opened
their second division NPC campaign with a big win against Marlborough in
Napier (Keesville) on Saturday. All three tries were solo efforts.
Zimbabwe team mate Antony Papenfus kicked seven goals from nine
In other matches, favourites Bay of Plenty scrapped out a 19-16 win in
Wanganui, last years champions Nelson Bays defeated King country 27-17,
while former Vikings partner Manawatu won 38-18 away to Mid Canterbury.
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Ranfurly Shield Holders 1922-27, 1967-69
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