PURC fall to Rifles

The Pakuranga United Rugby Club’s premiers went down 39-12 to College Rifles at the weekend.

The prems were down 27-12 at half-time.

Club results
Premiers (12) vs College Rifles (39). Tries: Hawaii Ahokovi x1, John Akauola Laula x1, Conversions: Hawaii Ahokovi x1. Player of the Day: Eroni Emosi.
Premier Development (19) vs College Rifles (24). Tries: Aula Silipa x1, Matt Blackie x1, Niu Osika x1. Conversions: Cam James x2. Player of the Day: Sione Lolohea.
Under 20s had a BYE.
First Grade (5) vs College Rifles (10) . Tries: Blake James x1. Player of the Day: Stephen Arnold.
Taipans (10) vs Waitemata (15). Tries: Mike Taylor x1. Conversions: Jason Littlefield x1. Penalties: Jason Littlefield x1. Player of the Day: Troy Joll.

Premier results

Alan McEvoy Memorial Shield
College Rifles 39 (J Brajkovic, T Fotofili, T Manu, L Manu, R Khan tries, O Mausia 4 conv, O  Mausia 2 pen)
Pakuranga 12 (J Akau Ola Laula, H Ahokovi tries, H Ahokovi conv) Halftime: 27 – 12
Ponsonby 36 (T Puloka 2, K Masina 2, C Napa’a, P Collier tries, W Talataina-Mu 2, P Collier conv)
Grammar TEC 26 (K Taimani, TJ Vaega, L Milo-Harris, M Storm tries, J Hickey 3 conv) Halftime: 24 – 0
Eden 23 (B Lam 3 tries, N Costa conv, N Costa 2 pen)
Suburbs 21 (J Sawailau, V Duisokosoko, J Fa’anana-Schultz tries, C Perry 3 conv) Halftime:8-0
University 40 (L Graham 2, U Fetalaiga, K Fuavao, M King, L Morel tries, T Elkington-MacDonald 4, L Graham conv, pen)
Manukau Rovers 8 (B Motuliki try, C Fonoti pen) Halftime: 7 – 5

Portola Trophy
Mt Wellington 38 (L Fosita, T Vainikolo 2, I Timusa, S Tapili tries, L Fosita 5 conv, L Fosita pen)
Papatoetoe 36 (C Faalili 2, M Pauta 2, H Aiono tries, J  Latana 4 conv, J Latana pen) Halftime: 10 – 26
Marist 30 (E Muliufi, A Rokolisoa, H Gideon, R Ipiniu 2 tries, J Saena conv, J Saena pen)
Otahuhu 18 (T Tavae, F Ioane tries, T Tavae conv, S Paulo-Tialavea Morris 2 pen) Halftime: 20 – 11
Waitemata 53 (P Milani 3, F Lepou, F Tavita, A Tuitavuki, F Iosi, K Siemsen, M Qiolevu tries, F Lepou 2, D Fraser 2 conv)
Waitakere City 8 (G Vododuadua tries, A Tavita pen) Halftime: 29 – 3
East Tamaki — BYE

Women’s Premier
College Rifles 20 vs.  Marist 17
Manurewa 17 vs. Ardmore Marist 22
Ponsonby (WBD) vs. East Coast Bays (DEF)