Match Reports | Rd 5 Farrelly Photos Women's Competitions
Match reports from round five of the Farrelly Photos Women's Premiership and Championship competitions, played July 24-26.
Rd 5 Farrelly Photos Women’s Premiership (first division)
Mt Albert 0 Richmond 30
Rowena Meleisea and Kiwi Ferns fullback Apii Nicholls both helped themselves to doubles as Richmond produced a shutout victory over Mt Albert on Friday night. It was Richmond’s third win of the year.
Ponsonby 24 Manurewa 34
Manurewa assumed the outright competition lead with a 10-point win over Ponsonby. The accurate boot of Kere Matua was a key contributor in the victory, with the south Aucklanders taking an 18-12 lead into the break before a big second half.
Rd 5 Farrelly Photos Women’s Championship (second division)
Glenora 14 Otahuhu 44
A 30-point haul in the second half lifted Otahuhu to a comfortable win over Glenora, after there had been just four points between the two sides at half-time. Flo Delailomaloma was the standout player for the Leopards.
Manukau 20 Te Atatu 36
Te Atatu picked up their fourth win of the year, with a convincing performance against Manukau. Winger Catelin Vahakalo was outstanding for the Roosters, scoring a try and saving one at the other end with a crucial tackle.
Pukekohe 4 Otara 24
Otara scored 12 unanswered points in the second stanza to down Pukekohe on the road on Sunday afternoon. Malianive Taulanga was a strong performer for the Scorpions.