Sun, 31 Jul 2016
The Counties Manukau Heat had a great win in their first Farah Palmer Cup pre-season hit out against Bay of Plenty in Katikati today.
They came away with a 50-0 victory. It was a fantastic effort on a very heavy track and played in driving and horizontal rain, hail and then bright sunshine. Hazel Tubic 1 penalty and a conversion. Renee Wickliffe 4 first half tries. A try a piece to Leilani Perese, Sharnita Woodman, Te Kura Ngata-Aerengamate, Yuki Ono and Langi Veanu.
The Heat's proper campaign gets underway next weekend (Saturday 6th August) when they take on Waikato in their first match of the Farah Palmer Cup.
The Counties Manukau Under 19's had a good pre-season hit out this afternoon, they defeated North Harbour 29-12, scoring 5 tries to 2.
Josh Baverstock- try, 2 conversions.
Ross Colman- try
Sione Tuipolotu- try
Petelo Ikenasio- try
David O’Connell- try.
The team play Northland up in Wellsford next Saturday, Kick off at 2.30pm and then they have a final pre-season match against Auckland on the 20th August at Massey Park, Kick off 12pm