Pukekohe take surprise win over Waiuku in CMRFU Premier Club rugby

Michael Porter manages to retain possession of the ball despite Tony Misa’s efftorts to rip it free. Counties Manukau Premier Club Rugby week 2 match between Pukekohe and Waiuku, played at Colin Lawrie Fields Pukekohe on Saturday March 23rd 2013. Pukekohe won the game 17 – 11 after leading 8 – 6 at halftime.

Pukekohe made it 2 from 2 when they defeated Waiuku 17 – 11 in their second round Premier Club rugby match last wekend.

For a team that is struggling for players they will be very happy, while Waiuku shall have to regroup quickly in order to be more competitive for the match against Onewhero next weekend.

More photos from the Pukekohe vs Waiuku rugby game can be found here

 

Nathan De Thierry is chased across field by Shane Hemi during the Counties Manukau Premier Club Rugby week 2 match between Pukekohe and Waiuku, played at Colin Lawrie Fields Pukekohe on Saturday March 23rd 2013. Pukekohe won the game 17 – 11 after leading 8 – 6 at halftime.

 

Toetu David is all smiles as he makes a midfield break past Niva Ta’auso.

 

Mathew Berry looks to fend of Daniel Hyatt as he tries to break out of Mike Burch’s tackle.

 

Nigel Watson gets face full of hand as he tries to tackle Lucky Palamo.

 

Kodi Newson gets the ball away from a ruck as Russell Green provides protection.

 

 

Ethan James manages to scrag the jersey as he is shunted backwards by a strong running Niva Ta’auso.

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