Perfect day in the bay for club rugby

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It was down to the wire on Saturday between the two Premier 1 and long term arch rivals Greerton Marist and Tauranga Sports as they battled it out in the last few minutes of their game.

Greerton ended up winning the Farmlands Baywide Men’s Club Rugby game, but not without spectators feeling like they were on the edge of their seats.

The final score was 34-32 to Greerton Marist Premier. Tauranga Sport Premier hasn’t lost for the last two seasons, and the two teams had a draw with after their last confrontation on the field in round one of this season.

It was a beautiful day for rugby and a great atmosphere as people came to support their local teams.

In other Premier 1 Men’s matches, Te Puna, Ngongotaha  and Whakarewarewa all won against their opponents.

In the Premier 2 Men’s division, Rotoiti Sports, Judea, Opotiki and Arataki all won their matches.

The full results for all the Premier 1, Premier 2, Premier Development 1 and Premier Development 2 in the Farmlands Baywide Men’s Club Rugby are available on the BOP Rugby site at

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